Lisbon to Porto

There are a few ways to travel from the Portuguese capital of Lisbon to the southern city of Porto. A distance of just over 300 kilometres means its just a few hours drive, by bus or on the train and less than an hour by plane. Each of these have their pros and cons, but to fly is usually … More Lisbon to Porto

Villa Vang Vieng Riverside (Vang Vieng, Laos)

Vang Vieng is having a major reboot at the moment, and although lots of it is under construction, it’s still a peaceful reprieve from the mayhem of Southeast Asia. We stayed in a beautiful new complex on the riverside, with incredible views of both the Nam Song river and the stunning Lao mountains. Cost For one night … More Villa Vang Vieng Riverside (Vang Vieng, Laos)

Le Coup de Coeur Apartment Grand Place (Brussels, Belgium)

This past January I booked a trip to Brussels on a whim, so I struggled to find a place to stay so last minute. I knew I wanted somewhere modern that was central with good transport links, so Le Coup de Coeur Apartment Grand Place fit the bill perfectly. Cost For four nights in early January, I paid … More Le Coup de Coeur Apartment Grand Place (Brussels, Belgium)

Booking Hotels

Whether you’re travelling for two days or two months, having somewhere good to stay while you’re doing so is important. I think there’s a misconception regarding the cost of hotels, and that most people associate cheap accommodation only with hostels. The fact is that this just isn’t the case, and if you look long and hard … More Booking Hotels