Backpacking around South East Asia is an amazing adventure, travelling through amazingly diverse landscapes and from country to country like a true explorer. But we always like to add to the adventure if we can, for example buying motorbikes in Vietnam added so much more to our time there than just a method of transport.
Whilst on our amazing 11 day adventure through Albania and the ensuing love affair that resulted, we found ourselves in the charming town of Berat. This beautiful Ottoman city has clung to the side of mountains for centuries and we inevitably ended up extending our stay. We heard whispers amongst our fellow travellers of a
When we made our plans to travel through the Balkans we had heard many tales about Albania, mostly how scary it was and how hard it was to travel around. That timetables don’t exist and unless you have a car or are a local then you are basically screwed! We were a little nervous when
As Italy was the first stop of our long term travels, we realised very quickly that many things stretched our tight budget. We spent a total of around 10-11 days travelling from Milan (with a day trip to lake Como) to Bolzano, from Bolzano to Badia and finally Badia down to Venice. So one thing
Travelling by train in Switzerland as you can imagine is quite a straight forward and pleasant experience. The trains run on time and booking a ticket is painless…apart from the fares! Switzerland is also an expensive county and you might be forgiven for giving up that idea of jumping on a train to the mountains
When we decided we would be heading back over to Ireland this year for St Patrick’s day we wanted to make the most of our time on the Emerald Isle and not just explore more of the Republic but also take our first trip up to Northern Ireland. Here is a guide to transport options,