Backpacking is in our blood. Even when we are travelling to a fancy resort or city break, the lessons we learned during a five-month trip to Asia (and around 60 subsequent trips) have honed our packing skills. We love hand luggage so we have really nailed down the backpacking gear essentials that we really need… Continue reading 20 Backpacking Gear Essentials for Carry-On Backpacking
Packing for a trip can be daunting at the best of times, especially if you aren’t a fan of packing. Add in the restrictions that come with hand luggage travel and it might seem like an impossible task. However, there are plenty of tricks that we have tried and tested that we can’t wait to… Continue reading Carry On Only! – 20 Top Tips for Hand Luggage Travel
London, the capital of the UK, is a city packed with things to see and do. With 2000 years of history on show and a vibrant cultural scene, you won’t find yourself getting bored quickly. Whether you are one of the nearly 9 million Londoners or visiting for a vacation, here are 101 things to… Continue reading 101 Things to Add to Your London Bucket List
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
Travelling without checking a bag is a great way to travel. It saves you time, money and stress. If you are a hand luggage traveller, you have probably mastered rolling your clothes to save space, you can probably nail the art of the capsule wardrobe and you have whittled your travel gear to smallest, lightest… Continue reading Top Ten Tips to Pack Your Liquids Bag for Carry On Luggage Like a Pro!
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
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 places around the world. But first:
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
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.
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
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
When you think of cheap, budget travel destinations a few ideas might spring to mind. India, Vietnam, Eastern Europe; but have you considered Egypt? Backpacking in Egypt won’t break the bank (even an all-inclusive can be a bargain), is packed with amazing experiences and you will be blown away by the stunning landmarks in Egypt.… Continue reading 8.5 Reasons You Will Love Backpacking in Egypt