Tuesdays’ Travel Tips: Saving Money By Booking Hotels On Agoda

Having travelled the world far and wide for the last 14 years, I am now bringing my readers some good discounts and ways to save money as you start your journeys, now mine has been stalled slightly. I have teamed up with Agoda, and apart from contacting hotels personally, Agoda are the ONLY website I Read more about Tuesdays’ Travel Tips: Saving Money By Booking Hotels On Agoda[…]

Antica Corte Milanese Milan, Italy

My Charming Stay at Antica Corte Milanese B and B in Novate Milanese, Italy

Arrival back into Italy in June 2016 meant I would be based in and around Milan for my first few days. I flew into Bergamo airport, which is 45 kilometres from Milan city centre. Rather than be based in Bergamo or the city centre of Milan to start with I decided to stay in Novate Milanese, Read more about My Charming Stay at Antica Corte Milanese B and B in Novate Milanese, Italy[…]

Staying at Maison Abaka, N’Gor Beach, Dakar, Senegal

I was out in West Africa (Senegal and The Gambia) on a challenge with MoneySupermarket.com recently and it was such an awesome adventure, I can’t wait to write more about it. You may have already read my introduction post about it and followed my journey from Dean Court to Dakar, either on here, on my Facebook Read more about Staying at Maison Abaka, N’Gor Beach, Dakar, Senegal[…]

Backpacking in India: Staying in Paradise at Mowgli Guest House in Virupapuragaddi, Hampi

When you’re backpacking in India, Hampi gets mentioned in almost every conversation about what your plans are in the country. My initial hunch was to avoid it and go directly from Panjim to Bangalore. But the photos on the website were doing far too much justice that I added in Hampi as an extra stop Read more about Backpacking in India: Staying in Paradise at Mowgli Guest House in Virupapuragaddi, Hampi[…]

Backpacking in India: Staying at the Travellers Inn, Mumbai

Backpacking in India: Staying at the Travellers Inn, Mumbai

“Down in a den in Bombay. Slack jaw, not much to say. I said to the man are you trying to tempt me? Because I come from the land of plenty” – Men at Work. Inspiration for my visit to Mumbai (formerly Bombay) came from a few sources. A Michael Palin documentary on BBC, a Read more about Backpacking in India: Staying at the Travellers Inn, Mumbai[…]

Backpacking in India: Staying at the Popular Smyle Inn in New Delhi

When I arrived in India for the first time in 2016, my first port of call was the capital city, New Delhi. I found out about the highly rated Smyle Inn Hostel and made this my base for my first three nights in New Delhi before night training it to Mumbai. When I Facebooked the Read more about Backpacking in India: Staying at the Popular Smyle Inn in New Delhi[…]

Backpacking in Uzbekistan: My Stay at the Lovely Hotel Xiva Atabek in Khiva

After the madness of the wacaday adventure in the barely known republic of Karakalpakstan, it was time to get back to some textbook Uzbekistan sightseeing and the city of Khiva was on the agenda. I wanted to stay in the Ichan Kala (“Old walled town”) which is the typical tourist option but by far the Read more about Backpacking in Uzbekistan: My Stay at the Lovely Hotel Xiva Atabek in Khiva[…]

Backpacking in Uzbekistan: Staying at Gulnara Guesthouse in Tashkent (the Capital)

My final stop on my Uzbekistan overland trip was in the capital city. It was here that I finally felt at ease with the Uzbeks when I arrived in their glamorous, northern swanky hub of Tashkent. The capital seemed to like me and I liked it too. It was nice to finally find a really cool city Read more about Backpacking in Uzbekistan: Staying at Gulnara Guesthouse in Tashkent (the Capital)[…]