Backpacking in Kyrgyzstan: How to Get From Bishkek to Manas International Airport

“It’s decision time again; our love will stretch a little bit” – Everything But The Girl. Possibly the most important thing you can do when backpacking in Kyrgyzstan is to stay at Apple Hostel in Bishkek. Things run extremely smoothly from here. Not only is it the best hostel in the city (and probably the Read more about Backpacking in Kyrgyzstan: How to Get From Bishkek to Manas International Airport[…]

Backpacking in India: Getting A Night Train from New Delhi to Mumbai

Backpacking in India: Getting A Night Train from New Delhi to Mumbai

My first stop in India was New Delhi and I loved it there. I was based in the popular Smyle Inn and Hostel. It seemed to be a perfect first introduction to Indian life. Delhi’s chaotic street life is a backpackers dream, my passion for travel was pumped vivaciously on the streets of this sprawling Read more about Backpacking in India: Getting A Night Train from New Delhi to Mumbai[…]

Visiting the World’s Biggest and Best Titanic Museum: Titanic Belfast, Northern Ireland

There are so many myths about the ill-fated supership The Titanic over the years, that the only place to get the real story, the truth behind this incredible ship is to return to the place where it was built. The place where it sailed out of for the first time – Belfast City in Northern Read more about Visiting the World’s Biggest and Best Titanic Museum: Titanic Belfast, Northern Ireland[…]

A Guide to Booking Budget Airlines

Some of My Favourite Budget Airlines

People continue to tell me about how they think travel is expensive and I constantly get asked how I can afford to travel. The answer always remains the same – it is cheaper to travel than it is to stay in the same place. I have no regular bills, rent contracts or permanent payments going out. Read more about Some of My Favourite Budget Airlines[…]

5 Cool Boat Trips From My Travels

As I prepare for another boat trip on this crazy journey, it seems a good time to write about 5 cool boat trips down the years. I’ve crossed borders on boats and done some crazy lunatic boat journeys to random remote islands and countries. I often travelled without incentive or purpose, I travelled because I Read more about 5 Cool Boat Trips From My Travels[…]

Backpacking in Bangladesh: The Long, Slow, Sad Night Train from Dhaka to Chittagong

“Even innocence has caught the midnight train” – Bon Jovi This was a sad moment. A night train that was supposed to take 6-7 hours ended up taking 16 hours, and the horror was clear to see. Backpacking ain’t for the faint hearted, but neither is life eh? A fast and furious week in “The Read more about Backpacking in Bangladesh: The Long, Slow, Sad Night Train from Dhaka to Chittagong[…]

Top 10 Cruises From My Travels

“I’d love to get you on a slow boat to China, all to myself alone” – Frank Loesser. How do you like to travel? Boat? Plane? Bus? Train? Car? Jeep? Joe Baxi? For me, it’s anyway I can and I love the whole aspect of travelling, just being out there seeing the world. I once wrote Read more about Top 10 Cruises From My Travels[…]

Primrose Hill Market, ‘Hippy’ Camden Town, Boris Bikes and the Canals of London, England

“In Camden Town, I’ll meet you down by the Underground” – Suggs I want to get back to writing more stuff like this. We all know the “Top 5 this” and “Top 8 that” posts are good for combining the key sights together into one article, bringing in page visits and also for SEO purposes. Read more about Primrose Hill Market, ‘Hippy’ Camden Town, Boris Bikes and the Canals of London, England[…]

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