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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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

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

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

Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok marks the start of the second part of our trip, the more typical young backpacker destinations. We arrived at around 8am by train from Chiang Mai, and got a taxi downtown to our hotel (taxi drivers and the taxi service inside the airport try and charge a ridiculous amount – just choose a meter … More Bangkok, Thailand