How to use Skyscanner

Skyscanner is one of my favourite tools when it comes to planning trips. Whether I’m searching for cheap deals for a European getaway or booking intercontinental trips, it’s always the platform I use when looking for flights. You can use their hotel, flight and car hire search engine on your desktop, mobile and tablet and … More How to use Skyscanner

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

10 July Return Long-Haul Flights from Glasgow for under £500

There are a ton of long haul flights available this summer between North Africa, Asia and North America. If you’re looking for more local flights, check my recent post on flights for under £35 from Glasgow this month. Like in my last post of this kind, I’ve posted the long haul post two months in advance … More 10 July Return Long-Haul Flights from Glasgow for under £500

5 June Return Long-Haul Flights from Glasgow for under £350

After taking a poll on my blog’s Facebook page – please click here and give the page a like if you haven’t already – I’ve decided to extend my posts on cheap flights from Glasgow to include ones on long-haul flights, too. In recent years the opportunity to fly direct from Glasgow to places like … More 5 June Return Long-Haul Flights from Glasgow for under £350

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

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 Ha Long Bay

There are several ways to get from the Vietnamese capital to one of the most breathtaking parts of the country. Although the commute is short, the two locations could not be more different. Hanoi is one of the busiest cities in this region, whilst Ha Long Bay is a tranquil, otherworldly destination. Hanoi is a … More Hanoi to Ha Long Bay

AirAsia

We first used AirAsia on our first trip to Southeast Asia two years ago. Along with other budget airlines like Ryanair, I think AirAsia gets a bad reputation. It was a saving grace for us when we were backpacking because it shaved hours and hours off of our travel times, made border crossings much less complex for … More AirAsia