Dhaka to Dakar – The ULTIMATE Itinerary

Howdy all, today I want to write about what I consider my personal ‘Ultimate’ Itinerary, a trip which I undertook over sixteen years ago now through countless countries and destinations, an overland route which saw me travel to three continents – Asia, Europe and Africa. And that was my journey from Dhaka in Bangladesh, to …

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Infante Sagres – That Time I Splurged on a Five-Star Hotel!

Or – Is a Five star hotel THAT much better than a four-star hotel? When preparing for my trip last year (2019) I booked almost all my hotel stays in advance (and one AirBnb stay). Bar a few nights in Tajikistan, I was booked for the rest of the nights which meant I knew where …

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A Tour of Mandalay – Through My Lens

Mandalay - a town of some historic fame thanks to the poem 'The Road to Mandalay' by Mr Rudyard Kipling. In fact, although he did visit Burma in the last 19th Century, he never actually went to Mandalay. As a destination, Mandalay is worthwhile, especially if you like your temples when you travel. Mandalay is …

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Need to Know – Destination: Galapagos Islands

Well, they are a group of islands (hardly surprising lol) which belong to the country of Ecuador. They are not exactly sitting just off the Ecuadorian coast though, in fact they are around 1400km from Ecuador, which means there aren’t a lot of buses going there. They sit in the Pacific Ocean, a group of …

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From Around the Web – Would you eat Crimean Fried Chicken?

Hi all. Today I'm presenting a really interesting video to you from Russian Youtuber Roman, or 'NFKRZ' (which I believe means something a little rude!). He presents life usually from his Russian hometown Chelyabinsk, and had collaborated with 'Mr Bald' from Bald and Bankrupt fame. I will be highlighting more of his videos in the …

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Turkmenistan – The FULL Story Part Two – Ashgabat, Merw and Mary

Howdy all! Yes, it’s back to Turkmenistan today for some of the world’s most interesting and different travel sites as I explore this bizarre and draw-dropping destination. Last week I presented the fist part – here >>> Turkmenistan – A 5-Day Tour Part One – and today I will conclude this amazing adventure, hard to …

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Train Journeys – Lisbon to Porto [Portugal]

All aboard! Time to take the train from Lisbon to Porto, and see just what an experience on the trains of Portugal is like! And back again for good measure! Today’s amazing train journey sees me travel from the station of Santa Apolonia, in Lisbon, up to Campanha Station – the main train station in …

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