2 Weeks in Sri Lanka – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

Last summer I spent two weeks of my summer travelling around Sri Lanka whilst collaborating with hotels and restaurants across the country. I used the public transport system and local drivers to visit six different locations in my thirteen full days there, seeing everything from the Indian Ocean from Mirissa’s beaches to elephants in Yala … More 2 Weeks in Sri Lanka – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

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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

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

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