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
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
The Maldives ranks as one of the most dreamy destinations on earth. In early May 2018 we were lucky enough to try a bed in the Maldives, and tick it off of our bucket list. Read on for our Kihaa Maldives Review… The Maldives Honeymoons, luxury resorts, beaches and sunshine; The Maldives evokes the most… Continue reading A Bed in The Maldives – Kihaa Maldives Review
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 A Bed in Coron, Philippines – Club Paradise Palawan Review
If you are travelling to El Nido in the Philippines, you will probably end up staying in Buena Suerte, otherwise known as El Nido town. That’s where we based ourselves, and found the quirky spot, El Gordo’s Guesthouse and Adventures.
Browsing through Airbnb, curious to see what was available in Peru’s Sacred Valley, I came across something very special. A capsule hotel in Peru. Mr Fluskey and I were travelling to Peru on honeymoon and I knew straight away that we HAD to book Skylodge Adventure Suites. Who wouldn’t want to hang off the edge… Continue reading Skylodge Adventure Suites Review – A Night on the Edge in a Pod Hotel in Peru!
There are so many labels for people who travel; traveller, backpacker, flashpacker, tourist, holidaymaker,….. Thinking about it recently, going through these options, I have come to the conclusion that the Flying Fluskeys have developed into flashpackers. So how did I come to my realisation, here are the reasons why:
It takes photos, it sends messages, it can even keep you entertained with little birds who seem a little disgruntled but the following apps will help turn your smart phone into a powerful travel tool too. When I went backpacking in 2009, I had to seek out internet cafes. I took an old phone that… Continue reading My Favourite Travel Apps