Chiang Rai, Thailand

Five years after planning my first trip to East Asia, today I finally made it to a place I never managed to get to. I have long been in awe of the architectural wonder that is the White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) in Chiang Rai, and to finally see it in person was an experience … More Chiang Rai, Thailand

2 Weeks in Italy – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

In the summer of 2016 I spent around three weeks in Italy. Combining my experience of that trip with other times I’ve visited Italy and considering the amount of time and money people will have to take a trip, I’ve cut my itinerary down to two weeks. In this post I’ll outline costs of food, … More 2 Weeks in Italy – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

New York City, NY

This was my third visit to New York, and my first time being there on such a tight budget. The first time I went, I had just turned 19 and visited for around a week with my two friends (click here to read). The next time I visited, I stayed for just over two weeks … More New York City, NY

Tips on European Travel Currency and Managing Money Whilst Travelling

As I stated early on in this video, this will be part one of two videos on European travel currencies. Because of the sheer mass of countries in Europe and the many different currencies those countries use, I’ve tried to separate my recommendations and information on the continent into two parts. This first part deals … More Tips on European Travel Currency and Managing Money Whilst Travelling

Tips on East Asian Currencies & Managing Money While Travelling

This installment of the travel tips section of my YouTube channel – which you can subscribe to here – is all about how to navigate the many currencies of East and Southeast Asia. I also give my two cents on the benefits and drawbacks of carrying cash versus using your personal bank card or prepaid … More Tips on East Asian Currencies & Managing Money While Travelling

5 Cheap January Flights from Scotland (Under £25)

This post contains affiliate links. I’m publishing this post much earlier than normal to incorporate it as a last-minute gift guide for anybody struggling with present ideas. Because of the cuts to flight routes from Glasgow Airport last month, I’ve changed this post to include not only flights from Glasgow but from Edinburgh, too. Taxis … More 5 Cheap January Flights from Scotland (Under £25)

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 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