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Forty Two Hours in Madrid
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Forty Two Hours in Madrid

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

Koh Lipe Costs

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 […]

Flashpacking Travel Koh Lanta

Flashpacking Travel Koh Lanta

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. […]

Bangkok:  Tuk Tuks, Taxis and Markets

Bangkok: Tuk Tuks, Taxis and Markets

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 […]

A Trip on the River to Bangkok’s Chinatown 2015

A Trip on the River to Bangkok’s Chinatown 2015

Having visited Bangkok on many occasions over the years we decided to succum to the call of Bangkok’s river the Chao Phraya River.  A trip to Bangkok is not considered complete unless you have glimpsed, or better still, ridden down these murky waters. It was hot and sticky (35 degrees plus) and we thought a […]