The south-east Asian backpacking circuit is well established. From Bangkok, travellers head North-wast to Chang Mai, Pai and the golden triangle, before heading east into the small country of Laos. Most travellers cross the border and then get on “the slow boat to Laos”. That is exactly what we did on our Five Month Trip… Continue reading The Slow Boat to Laos – A Two Day Treat
So you go to the North-West of Thailand and you go on a trek. Why? I don’t really know, it’s just what you do…so it’s what we did. Trekking in this area of the world is a great way to get out and see the jungle of the Thai/Burmese border, see life in the hill… Continue reading Trekking Northern Thailand from Pai-land
Life in Pai, for backpackers at least, is simple, chilled and fun. Is that why it holds such a pull over the backpacking community. This is the story of our time there.
Galley Bay Resort and Spa is a five star property on Antigua’s west coast. The whole place is dedicated to relaxation and rejuvenation but the absolute best place on the resort to be utterly spoilt is the Indulge Spa. Here you will find all kinds of treatment to pamper you from head to toe. We… Continue reading Indulge Spa at Galley Bay Resort and Spa, Antigua – A Review
The waters of the Atlantic are a treasure trove of amazing sea life. On our visit to the Portuguese island of Madeira, we decided to take a trip out on the ocean with VMT Madeira to see what we could find.
Living in London can be expensive. You want to enjoy as much of the city as you can but this can leave your wallet feeling a little light. Luckily Time Out have created a card especially for people who like to get out and about in the capital: the Time Out More Card.
Afternoon tea is as British as queuing and discussing the British weather (but a great deal more pleasant than both). Mr Fluskey and I have enjoyed a fair few three-tiered, mid-afternoon teas here in London, but this one is a little bit special. Along with the cakes and camomile was a fine singing performance. Welcome… Continue reading Loving London – Opera Afternoon Tea at the Royal Albert Hall
It is no secret that we here at Flying Fluskey LOVE dim sum. It is why we always take the time to stopover in Hong Kong when we go east. Imagine my delight when I found a place to learn the art of Chinese dim sum in my home town. For years I never quite… Continue reading Loving London – Making Dim Sum at School of Wok
Are you a dark tourist? What is dark tourism? Here at Flying Fluskey we most certainly are dark tourists! That is why we are sharing (what we think are) the best dark tourism sights around the world. But first: What is Dark Tourism? Dom Joly, in 2011, published a book called ‘The Dark Tourist, Sightseeing… Continue reading Are You a Dark Tourist? The Best Dark Tourism Sights Around the World.
It is so important, no really, it is SO important, to buy travel insurance! Seriously, getting travel insurance is vital.