Travel Tips Category Posts

Take a look at our ‘travel tips’ articles that should give you some useful information, based on our experiences, of how to make your trip that little bit easier.

  • Vietnam Fantasy Five: The Five H’s to Have in Your Vietnam Itinerary

    March 20, 2014 by

  • The most delicious soups for two dollars, quality (and I mean, quality) backpacker accommodations for less than 10 dollars, and affordable transport options to get to your next destination. Vietnam is easily one […]

  • Ulleungdo – Korea’s True Getaway from the Hustle and Bustle

    February 21, 2014 by

  • Not to be confused with an easy-to-reach destination, Ulleungdo (pronounced ‘ool-leung-doh’) is perhaps a final frontier as Korea goes. You can travel most anywhere on the mainland in a matter of hours, but […]

  • Off the Beaten Path in Ayutthaya – the Former Capital of Thailand

    February 3, 2014 by

  • Ayutthaya had a history as the capital of Thailand centuries ago (1351-1767 AD), when Bangkok was below water. Thanks to its well-preserved buildings, its status as a UNESCO World Heritage will keep it […]

  • Finding Good Food in the Gambia

    February 2, 2014 by

  • I am a lucky duck. I have been fortunate enough to travel to the usual and not so usual…frankly, some of the most rural villages around the world, experiencing some of the daily […]

  • How to Avoid the Most Common Scams in Manila

    January 16, 2014 by

  • Manila is oftentimes depicted very negatively in the media, so much so that a lot of travelers can’t wait to get out of there the moment they arrive. They find they can’t stand […]

  • A Room with a View: Escape to the Cinqua Terra

    January 9, 2014 by

  • After the wettest British January in living memory, there comes a point – around the time your foot has sunk once again into an icy puddle on your commute to work – when […]

  • Catching the Waves at Byron Bay


  • A few mates and I were spending a month in Australia driving from Cairns in Queensland to Sydney in New South Wales. Having sky-dived at Mission Beach, and gone on the XXXX brewery […]

  • Eating out in the Big Smoke


  • Before a recent trip back I had not been to London since I was a child and of that I can remember only a little. I had only been about 6 and most […]

  • My Ultimate Guide to the Ski Resorts of South America [Part 2]

    December 28, 2013 by

  • Following on from my previous post where I covered the Chilean resorts I visited during my South American travels; here, I’m going to be covering the resorts on the Argentinian side of the […]

  • How to Survive a Hangover in Mongolia

    December 19, 2013 by

  • “No. No.” I said, “Don’t make me go out there.” I could hear Caitlin mumbling next to me, and one of the boys groaning in displeasure in his side of the ger. What time […]

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