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
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.
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? 23 Best Dark Tourism Sights Around the World.
You have read the travel magazines and the blogs, seen the TV shows, and thousands upon thousands of Facebook 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 you.
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?
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 Tiraspol – The Top Tourist Sights in Transnistria
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
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
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
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: