Johannesburg is a city with a reputation. It’s troubled past seems to cloud its dynamic and encouraging present. People whispered “be careful” with serious expressions when we told them our plans, but we were determined to go and see it for ourselves. Our hotel, The Michelangelo Hotel, also has a reputation, be it vastly more… Continue reading A Bed in Johannesburg – The Michelangelo Hotel Review
I was expecting to like Cape Town, I mean everyone always told me how lovely it was, but what I wasn’t expecting was to fall completely head over heels for the place! In January of 2015, Mr Fluskey and I hopped on a plane to the sun, sea and surprisingly tasty sushi of the Western… Continue reading Cape Town, South Africa – Our Best Holiday Ever
As much as we adore it, travel can be hard. In fact, travel can be exhausting, draining and downright miserable! Don’t worry, we are here to ease some of the pain. You can enjoy long haul flights! Next time you are flying from A to Z (and especially if you are going all the way… Continue reading How to Enjoy Long Haul Flights, Not Just “Survive” Them
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
India is huge. No, really, it is the 7th largest country in the world, you can fit the UK into India 20 times. With all that distance to cover, it may be tempting to jump on a plane and reach your destination quickly, but you will miss out on all the fun. Instead, I am here… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Why Travelling India by Train is the Best Way to See the Country
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.
The first time I visited Chiang Mai was during our five month trip around Asia. I can tell you that I am struggling to remember much of what we did. It has all blurred into the mists of mis-memory (I think I just invented a word) and is the sum of our photos. But seeing… Continue reading Mis-memories of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Walking the Regents Canal from Camden to Little Venice is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in London. Read on to found out all about it.
Taking the night train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai is a great adventure and an even greater way to travel between Thailand’s two major cities.
Antigua, on the Eastern side of the Caribbean, is completely delightful. Not only do they have some of the friendliest people we have met on our travels, but they have 365 beaches; one for every day of the year. I guess I would be pretty friendly too if I had that many places to relax… Continue reading A Bed in Antigua – Galley Bay Resort and Spa Review