Travel

10 Things You Need to Know About Budget Travel

Low budget travel allows you to travel more often, for longer….or at all! Here at Flying Fluskey, we are “flashpackers” which means we blend this budget travel with the occasional big treat. However, we have done a substantial amount of serious low budget travel and learned an awful lot! Here are 10 things you need… Continue reading 10 Things You Need to Know About Budget Travel

North America · Travel

Top Ten Tips for One Day at Universal Studios Hollywood

If your time in Los Angeles is short and/or you want to cram in a day full of fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, then you are going to need our top ten tips for Universal Studio Hollywood. Here is everything you need to know to make the most of one day at Universal Studios Hollywood… Continue reading Top Ten Tips for One Day at Universal Studios Hollywood

General · Travel

9 Cities That May Surprise You Around the World

You have read the travel magazines and the blogs, seen the TV shows, and thousands upon thousands of Instagram photos, but there are still some places out there that you don’t really know. You may think you know them, I bet you’ve heard about them many times but here are nine cities that may surprise… Continue reading 9 Cities That May Surprise You Around the World

General · Travel

6 Ways to Find Out if you a Travel Addict

Are You a Travel Addict? We definitely are! We often tell people that we are huge travel addicts. It’s partly a joke, but if you think about it, it does seem awfully similar to a more serious addiction. Travel tempts people to get themselves into credit card debt or even to quit their jobs. People… Continue reading 6 Ways to Find Out if you a Travel Addict

Europe · Travel

The Best Things to Do in Tiraspol – The Top Tourist Sights in Transnistria

Tiraspol, the capital city of Transnistria (a country that doesn’t exist) is a real bucket list destination for the curious, the nostalgic and the dark tourists of the world. So what is there is see in Tiraspol? What are the best things to do in Tiraspol? Well, here we will show you the best tourist… Continue reading The Best Things to Do in Tiraspol – The Top Tourist Sights in Transnistria

General · Travel

5 Reasons to Book a January Holiday, and Where To Go

Have you ever heard someone living in the UK, USA or Europe say that they love January? I don’t think I ever have. Unless you have a birthday to celebrate, there’s not a vast amount going on in the first month of the year. That is why I have started a tradition over the last… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Book a January Holiday, and Where To Go

Accommodation · General · Travel

Why Staying in Hostels is NOT as Bad as You Think

Let me start by saying, I have stayed in all manner of hotels, guesthouses, hostels, campsites and apartments. I have nothing against any accommodation option (although I may skip camping in deepest, darkest winter). I think that, of all of them, hostels have the worst reputation and I would love to change the mind of… Continue reading Why Staying in Hostels is NOT as Bad as You Think

Travel

Why Audiobooks are Great for Travel (and Life) + 12 Amazing Travel Audiobooks

If you see me out and about in the world, whether it is pounding the streets, or sitting in an airport lounge, there is 99% chance that I am listening to one of Audible’s audiobooks. I am probably an audiobook addict, and that is why I think audiobooks are great for travel. I’d like to… Continue reading Why Audiobooks are Great for Travel (and Life) + 12 Amazing Travel Audiobooks

Train · Travel

Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

Taking to the tracks is such a joy. I know that we are Flying Fluskeys, and flying also makes me a happy girl, but there is something special about a train journey. (I don’t mean my morning commute). People say romantic, honestly, I’m not sure I could call it that, but it is kinda special.… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

General · Travel

Beyond the Port – Five Top Cruise Ports To Explore (By Land)

Have you ever been on a cruise? I am going to be honest, we haven’t. That is, unless you count a two day boat trip around Ha Long Bay in Vietnam, and the odd boaty border crossing. It has just never appealed. I can see the joys of travelling the Nile in Egypt or the… Continue reading Beyond the Port – Five Top Cruise Ports To Explore (By Land)