General · Travel

Are You a Dark Tourist? 23 Best Dark Tourism Sights Around the World.

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.

General · Travel

6 Ways to Find Out – Are 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 – Are You a Travel Addict?

Europe · Travel

The Best Things to Do 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 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