Last time I wrote, a few weeks back, I explained why myself and the hostels of the world have had something of a parting over the last couple of years as Iâ€™ve gotten more into using cheaper hotels instead, largely
Back in my backpacking heyday, I was one of hostellingâ€™s more frequent customers and in all, have stayed in an amount of hostels somewhere just under the 100 figure. Iâ€™ve seen good ones, bad ones, completely deplorable ones and have
From the positively â€˜cannotâ€™ to the â€˜maybe canâ€™, train travel can be a fun, scenic and enjoyable way to get around. But it can also be awful â€“ having talked about the two absolute worst-case scenarios yesterday, here we look
Dublin, itâ€™s been a while.
Last August, with great excitement and a degree of anxiety, I left the country bound for an unusual emigration outpost; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Over there, I took up what was by all means a quite successful
To be honest, it didnâ€™t take us too long before we were able to draw the parallels between somewhere like Disneyland and the Genting Highlands; everything costs money, a whole heap of it in fact. The local â€˜convenience storeâ€™ when