Modes of Transport · Oceania

The art of living in a campervan

Is there anyway to travel Australia other than in a campervan? It was our dream when we arrived in Australia to get a campervan and after 8 months in the country that's exactly what we decided to do! Let me tell you there's positives and negatives of living out of a campervan. Unfortunately due to… Continue reading The art of living in a campervan

Modes of Transport · Oceania

Buying a campervan in Australia 

Since arriving in Australia Conor and I really wanted to get a camper van and it is without a doubt the best way to travel Australia! There are heaps of tours and organised trips you can join to travel Australia but it doesn't give you the same freedom as driving yourself! Research  When deciding we… Continue reading Buying a campervan in Australia 

Asia · Modes of Transport

The worst bus journey in South East Asia

Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng. We booked the ticket for the bus through a travel agency in the centre of town in Luang Prabang, we booked the ticket for 6pm expecting it to take around 6 hours and we'd arrive at our accommodation around midnight, not wanting to waste a day traveling. We made sure… Continue reading The worst bus journey in South East Asia

Asia · Attractions & Activities · Modes of Transport

Floating market and overnight train

We booked onto another trip through the guesthouse this time a half day trip to the floating market as we were leaving Bangkok that evening on the overnight sleeper train to Chiang Mai. We had to leave Bangkok at 7am, I didn't realise the market was going to be an hour and a half outside… Continue reading Floating market and overnight train

Europe · Modes of Transport

REVIEW: Eurostar, London to Brussels

Eurostar - 7/10 Setting out from UCLan, Preston with 8 other students and our lecturer we board the Virgin Pendolino to London Euston. We were heading to Aachen Germany, which compromised of a Virgin train from Preston to London, Eurostar from London to Brussels and an ICE train from Brussels to Aachen. The purpose of… Continue reading REVIEW: Eurostar, London to Brussels

Asia · Modes of Transport

REVIEW: Bullet Train, Japan

The Bullet Train, Japan - 9/10 The Bullet Train or Shinkansen trains are one of the fastest trains in the world and definitely the easiest and fastest way to travel around Japan.  There are direct services that run from Tokyo to Shin Osaka which also stop at Nagoya and Kyoto. When I travelled Japan I… Continue reading REVIEW: Bullet Train, Japan