Ao Nang to Kuala Lumpur

The first time I visited Ao Nang in 2015 it was my last stop in Thailand before heading south for Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Let me say that the nineteen hour bus journey (we were picked up around 11am and arrived in Kuala Lumpur at 6am the following morning) is not for the faint-hearted, but … More Ao Nang to Kuala Lumpur

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Bangkok to Chiang Mai

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 Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Bangkok to Phuket

I’ve already written a post on how to travel from Bangkok to the East Coast islands here, but for this installment of my Thailand series I’ll be explaining the cheapest and quickest ways to travel to the West Coast towards Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Ao Nang and Krabi Town. All around Phuket there are both … More Bangkok to Phuket

Bangkok to Siem Reap

I’ve read countless horror stories about the international journey from Bangkok to Siem Reap. The border crossing at Poi Pet is infamous for its touts and scam artists, but I can’t help but feel it’s been painted in an extremely bad light and that if you have your wits about you and do your research, then … More Bangkok to Siem Reap

Brussels to Paris

If you’ve already read my full guide on travel across Central Europe, you’ll know that Brussels is one of the best hubs in the region and commutes between the Belgian capital and Paris are two of the easiest capital cities on the continent to commute between. Train There are two trains per hour between Brussels and … More Brussels to Paris

Budapest to Vienna

The Hungarian and Austrian capitals are both two of my highest recommendations for places to see in Europe. If you have more than a few days to spend in either, then taking a day trip from one to the next takes only a couple of hours. Vienna is one of the continent’s most architecturally decorative … More Budapest to Vienna

Florence to Milan

If you’re flying to Italy from the UK, often Milan is one of the cheapest places to fly to and from. Because of its location, you can easily travel east towards to Verona and Venice or south to Rome, Florence and the Amalfi Coast. Although it differs greatly from Neapolitan cuisine, there are lots of … More Florence to Milan

Florence to Rome

As two of the largest cities and tourist destinations in Italy, Florence and Rome are just a few hours from one another and have plenty of transport options to take you between them. Despite convenience or price, of all the modes of transport I will discuss throughout this post I would recommend taking the train … More Florence to Rome