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

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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

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

Beijing, China

After two entire days of travelling from Glasgow to London to Kiev to Beijing, we finally arrived at our first destination of our nine week trip through East Asia. The process at airports for us, as first time travellers, was extremely long winded and complex. After clearing immigration and collecting our bags we were faced … More Beijing, China

Chiang Mai, Thailand

We flew with Lao airlines from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand, and the flight took only an hour whereas on land the journey takes over a day, so I’d really recommend it. Getting from the airport to the hotel was also easier than any place we’ve visited so far. Directly outside the arrivals … More Chiang Mai, Thailand