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

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

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

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

Lisbon to Porto

There are a few ways to travel from the Portuguese capital of Lisbon to the northern city of Porto. A distance of just over 300 kilometres means its just a few hours drive, by bus or on the train and less than an hour by plane. Each of these have their pros and cons, but to fly is usually … More Lisbon to Porto