We had only just started our round the world trip and were still recovering from the mental and physical damage inflicted by twenty four hours on a plane and the crossing of multiple time zones. We had spent some time in Melbourne, and now wanted ...―
One year ago we were beginning our tour of Japan, one of the more expensive, yet most rewarding destinations we have visited. It was Spring and we were there at this time by choice hoping to understand why cherry blossom season is such an ...―
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 ...―
We had never considered Dubai to be a flashpacking destination and it wasn’t very high on our must do list for this round the world trip. However with some very reasonable airfares from Sri Lanka to Dubai, and a fly Dubai bargain back into...―
The change in weather had spoiled our plans to go diving and sunbathing on the south coast of Sri Lanka so we decided to head back to Negombo to give this place a second look (it was our first stop in Sri Lanka) and to see if the clouds would ...―
We had enjoyed the cool air and mountain views of Ella, but it was now time to get back to sea level and hopefully a bit of sun. Ella is in the centre of Sri Lanka high in the mountains and the journey down to the coast was going to take around ...―
After enjoying our twinkling night-time scenes and a bellyful of temples in Mysore we headed East across Karnataka and entered our third Indian state of this trip. Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai was our first port of call. We had decided that...―
Just how much stuff do you need for a year away? Or even an indefinite trip? Remember that whatever you take you’ll have to carry and keep safe, so packing minimal is the best option in almost every department. ∙ Thanks for reading Packing ...―
Getting to China on this trip represents a real milestone for us. China has always held a mysterious lure for me and I have been wanting to visit here since I was a child. With independent travel around China easier than ever, we decided to ...―
I mentioned in our previous Jeju travel blog the different options for getting around the sights of Jeju, and why we chose to hire a car. Here we set out our own itinerary and the sights we managed to visit with a two day car hire. Our pace was...―
Today I have a fantastic guest post from Katie Robinson. Like all flashpackers, I love to arrive at my destination in style. The following tips and advice are perfect for those that hate arriving in their destination country looking tired …...―
A healthy diet consists of the highest amount of vitamins and minerals which aid your body ...
What I love most about Spring is the range of weather. You can leave in the morning with a ...
I read a great article breaking down the recent Google I/O developers conference and what ...