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[…]

Staying at the Banana Lodge Apartments in Brufut Village, The Gambia

Staying at the Banana Lodge Apartments in Brufut Village, The Gambia

My journey to Senegal and the Gambia included lots of moving around. I was out here on the #MSMLostLuggage Challenge, without any backpacks or luggage on a lunatic mission by Money Supermarket.com. For my last two nights in the Gambia, I stayed in an excellent enclosed apartment complex right in the middle of a traditional Read more about Staying at the Banana Lodge Apartments in Brufut Village, The Gambia[…]

Staying in a Cabin in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

Over the years I have stayed in many and various types of accommodation. I’m talking all extremes and here are some of the places I have slept overnight on what has become a crazy journey: Night train to Moldova A Salt Hotel in Bolivia A boat anchored in Antarctica Tents on the Inca Trail in Read more about Staying in a Cabin in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England[…]

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My Quick Guide to Living in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a place that has plenty of wonderful lodging choices that you can definitely choose to stay in whilst your visiting. You probably read that I moved over to the Kong back in 2011, bagged an ice cool job in an Irish Pub there and ended up living in Lam Tin. But if Read more about My Quick Guide to Living in Hong Kong[…]

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Staying at Xanadu Island Resort: A Luxury Paradise in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize

As a long term backpacker and veteran of more dingy hostels than you could count, the flash packer in me comes out now and again and I’ll admit it’s a new phenomenon! Partly inspired by my travelling girlfriend Panny as her slow and relaxing style competes with my “be busy, do something every day, chill out later” Read more about Staying at Xanadu Island Resort: A Luxury Paradise in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize[…]

Staying at Hotel Villas Casa Morada, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

Mexico certainly surprised me. I loved the food, the people and the variety of things to see and do. In between all the tours of Mayan ruins, football stadiums and getting my fix of tacos and enchiladas, it was also my girlfriend’s birthday. So rather than settle for another night on a night bus or Read more about Staying at Hotel Villas Casa Morada, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico[…]

Staying at Fajalobi, Etienne’s Unique: Our Own Apartment in Paramaribo, Suriname

I love the accommodation diversity that travel brings. Especially recently while backpacking in northern Brazil and “The Guyanas”. Having spent nights in jeeps, airports, night buses, good hostels and bad hostels, we found pure luxury and relaxation at an apartment complex run by Etienne’s Unique (EU) Apartments in Paramaribo in Suriname. Having crossed the border Read more about Staying at Fajalobi, Etienne’s Unique: Our Own Apartment in Paramaribo, Suriname[…]