Travel Planning

Paris – Day One Itinerary

January 18, 20160 Comments

We sit here in our lounge on a drab rainy Monday afternoon in January worrying about our waistlines following an overindulgent Christmas getting morose until we decided to think of something to do about it.  We wanted to lift our spirits and work out how we can shift a few pounds in the process.  Did we […]

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Forty Two Hours in Madrid

October 7, 20150 Comments

The good news was we were finally getting to visit a place in Spain we had been longing to see.  The bad news was that our travel plans only allowed us 42 hours to pack in our first taste of Spain’s capital city. We knew this would involve a lot of walking, a bit of […]

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Koh Lipe Costs

April 26, 20152 Comments

Many wanting to get away will want to try and plan a budget for their destination, often this information is difficult to find. During our Asia trip in 2015 we are going to provide some indicative costs for each of the destinations we visit. Get to know the cost of your favourite tipple, what a […]

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Flashpacking Travel Koh Lanta

April 12, 20150 Comments

Koh Lanta is a popular Thailand island travel destination, especially for families with young children, Scandinavian, Dutch and German visitors. We visited in April 2015, which is considered an off-peak travel time. This meant there are plenty of low season flashpacking bargains to be had so you get the most value for your travel buck. […]

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Bangkok: Tuk Tuks, Taxis and Markets

April 8, 20151 Comment

On previous visits to Bangkok we’d hurl ourselves around the city by Tuk Tuk (its got to be done) sometimes humouring the unscrupulous Tuk Tuk drivers by visiting a few of their shops so they get a commission and give us a free tour, visiting the marvellous temples etc.  We never bought anything but met […]

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