How do you spend 24 hours in a country that doesn’t exist? Where do you go if you aren’t on official maps? Where do you stay if the country isn’t even listed on Expedia? How can you try the national dish if it’s not a nation? Just how do you spend one night in Transnistria?
What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon in London, then having a picnic and getting wonderfully squiffy at a fantastically vintage bar!
Cahoots Squiffy Picnic!
It’s the way the industry is going; a fracturing of the traditional economy product becomes the norm. Instead of its traditional three cabin model (Economy, Premium Economy and Upper Class) Virgin Atlantic will be breaking Economy down into three different fare groupings, each with its own benefits and rules. So let me introduce Virgin’s new… Continue reading Virgin Atlantic to Launch Three New Ways to Fly – Meet Virgin’s New Economy
“Ladies and Gentleman of Mad Monkey Boracay, there are free shots and the bar. Let’s go!” So echoes the call that pierces the air every hour while the bar is open at Mad Monkey Boracay. And what a welcome call it is for the budget traveller. It is just one of the things that makes… Continue reading A Bed in Boracay – Mad Monkey Boracay Hostel Review
Spending New Year’s Eve at Epcot may not seem the most obvious way to spend New Year’s Eve but it is a serious contender for one of the best ways to kick your new year off with a bang. Initial Ideas New Year’s Eve 2017/18 was set to be a good one. I had miraculously… Continue reading New Year’s Eve at Epcot – Walt Disney World Resort
In London, you wouldn’t expect to find somewhere bursting at full bloom in mid-February, winter still has a hold on the trees and gardens. However, at this time of year Kew Gardens plays host to its annual orchids festival to brighten up the dull days. My parents and I took a trip west to Kew… Continue reading Loving London – Kew Gardens Orchids Festival 2018
The balloons have deflated, the presents are unwrapped and your shiny new passport has a shiny new surname on it. So what next? Honeymoon! It’s time to escape to paradise. Club Paradise Palawan is a wholly unexpected jewel on the top tip of the Philippine island, Palawan. It is the perfect place for honeymooners and… Continue reading The Best Honeymoon Destination in Coron, Philippines – Club Paradise Palawan Review
Dim Sum is an oh-so-addictive cuisine made up of scrummy bitesize eats. It has dominated my restaurant cravings for the last few years. I can’t ever get enough, and so every trip we take to Hong Kong is an excuse to cram in just a few more dumplings. Dim Sum literally means “to touch your… Continue reading Top Dim Sum Spots in Hong Kong
I have been with Mr Fluskey for roughly 12 years (….I know right!?) We quickly discovered that we were great travel buddies and encouraged each other to adventure more. Since then we have spent lots of time on the road together and so learnt a lot about what it means to be a couple that… Continue reading Travelling as a Couple – A Blessing and a Curse
Another island hop in the Philippines meant another small flight for Flying Fluskey. Between Busuanga (Coron) to Caticlan (for Boracay) we opted to take the bijou airline Air Juan. These guys have little land planes and also operate sea planes on some of their routes (sadly, not on ours).