I’ve been looking forward to Vietnam for a long time. Our first stop was Hanoi, and we had a great time. Here’s a few ideas, of what to expect, and what to look forward to! We stepped out of the airport in Hanoi, and were immediately shocked at the difference between here and Thailand. There… Read More Hanoi in 48 hours
If you’re thinking of stopping in Hoi An on your travels through Vietnam (which you totally should!), then get yourself to Hoi An Backpackers Hostel. It’s the latest in the Vietnam Backpackers Hostel brand. VBH is a chain that was started by two Aussie guys, and they have cool hostels throughout Vietnam, but this is… Read More Hostel review: Hoi An Backpackers Hostel
I’ve seen Bura surfhouse advertising all over my Facebook for a while now. I’ve planned imaginary holidays galore to Bura, and decided to finally bite the bullet and make it happen. I was not disappointed! I arrived around midnight, and one of the girls on reception was really friendly (even at that hour!). She asked… Read More Hostel review: Bura Surfhouse in Lagos
Stuck for ideas for New Years in the UK? Stoke Travel have organised an epic 24 hr round trip London to Edinburgh for the worlds largest street party, Hogmanay! There’s four party stages and 8 large screens with fireworks displays every hour from 9pm until midnight, all set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. After the… Read More 24 hour trip to Hogmanay!
I spent a week in Portugal, and spent some of that time in the beautiful Lagos. I was looking for things to do, and coasteering in Lagos was something I hadn’t heard of, but was on the list of activities offered at Bura Surfhouse. It sounded pretty cool, so I signed myself up. I had… Read More Coasteering in Lagos
Venturing north in Thailand with my sister, we decided to jump straight off the night bus to Chiang Mai, and onto a bus bound for Chiang Rai. Unfortunately, even though we arrived at 6am, the buses had sold out until 10.30. For future reference, the McDonald’s at Chiang Mai bus station is great…we charged our… Read More Chiang Rai in 24 hours
I stayed at Tattva design hostel in Porto for three nights, and loved it. If you ever find yourself in Porto, I’d definitely recommend staying here. It’s central location makes it easy to get to from the airport or train, and it’s within walking distance of the main square. The hostel reception is open 24… Read More Hostel review: Tattva Design hostel in Porto