Tag: Hotel

Marmaris All Inclusive for Flashpackers

June 12, 20132 Comments

Our time of playing house in Turkey was coming to an end  and it was time to start travelling again.  Our original plan was to resume our tour of Eastern Europe, but in discussion, we both decided that the time was not right for this little part of our journey. We opted instead to try […]

Continue Reading »

Turkey: Arriving in Istanbul

April 18, 20134 Comments

We fly from Dubai on another late (but cheap flight), arriving in Istanbul in the early hours of the morning. We’d found an apartment to rent before arriving in Turkey on-line, but on checking-in we found the place had been occupied by someone else, to make matters worse we started to feel the cold chill of […]

Continue Reading »

Dubai Budget Sightseeing

April 14, 20132 Comments

In our last post we covered the basic costs of visiting Dubai on a budget, here we tell you how you can have fun Dubai Sightseeing without breaking your budget. Dubai Budget Sightseeing: Deira Old Town The Dubai Museum  and the adjacent  Grand Mosque of Dubai began our cheap sightseeing day.  The museum entrance fee […]

Continue Reading »

Burma Travel Blog: A Flashpacking Experience

August 4, 201228 Comments

Burma Travel Blog You may have read our previous blog posts relating to our recent tour of Burma.  If you didn’t or haven’t got the time, this is a summary of what two ‘flashpackers’ thought of our Burma experience. We had a strange affair with Myanmar.  It’s a bit like the first time I ate an olive, […]

Continue Reading »

Bagan: Breathtaking and Beguiling

July 28, 20126 Comments

How to get to Bagan? Boat & Bus Basics From Mandalay we had intended to reach Bagan by boat, sailing down the river for 12 or so hours, alas the low season meant this did not fit our itinerary.  The fast boats only run in the peak season, so we were left at the mercy of […]

Continue Reading »

Back to Top