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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Ao Nang, Thailand

I’ve travelled to Ao Nang twice over the last few years, on both occasions as a stop between travelling between East and Western Thailand. On my first visit to Southeast Asia in 2015, we stopped in Ao Nang halfway through our ten week trip as a way to regroup and relax. When exploring the islands … More Ao Nang, Thailand

Summer Travel Plans

This is a collaborative post. If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, you may know that I’ve been studying at the University of St Andrews since the year I started writing here on WordPress. It was in the first summer of my time here that I travelled to East Asia, beginning … More Summer Travel Plans

10 July Long-Haul Flights from Glasgow for Under £500

Although it’s only January, if you’re thinking of travelling outside the continent this year then obviously the longer you have to save the better. Comparing and contrasting flights for North America, Asia and Africa are helpful because although flights to Bangkok might be a little pricier than Boston, hotels and cost of living once you … More 10 July Long-Haul Flights from Glasgow for Under £500

3 Weeks in Thailand – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

This post contains sponsored content. I’ve had the pleasure of travelling to Thailand several times in the last few years. In 2015, on my first backpacking trip, I spent around two weeks in the country as a stop between Cambodia and Malaysia and this past summer I spent an entire month dedicated to travelling through … More 3 Weeks in Thailand – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

My Year in Travel

This post contains sponsored content. For my last post of 2018, I’ve teamed up with www.LatestDeals.co.uk to look back on my last year in travel. Their website has deals on everything from books to video games, but for my readers I thought it would be great to point out their travel section which offers special … More My Year in Travel

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