Chiang Mai to Bangkok

There are several ways to travel between Chiang Mai and Bangkok, but if you’re backpacking and on a budget then it’s probably best if you take the overnight sleeper train or an overnight bus. Not only will this mean you don’t waste any of your days travelling, but you combine the cost of transport with saving the cost of … More Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Hanoi to Vientiane

Travelling from Hanoi to Vientiane by bus is a long winded operation, but a necessary evil if you’re travelling on a budget. Tickets can be bought from hotels and hostels as well as stalls in the city centre of Hanoi and can cost from $25 to $35 depending on where you purchase them from. On … More Hanoi to Vientiane

Lisbon to Porto

There are a few ways to travel from the Portuguese capital of Lisbon to the northern 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