The Best Castles in Slovakia

Slovakia has quite the reputation for it’s castles, or “hrad” as they are known locally. It is home to over 100 of them, and the avid travellers among you may even have visited a few. In this post we take a look at the best castles, so that you know what to do in Slovakia.

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Scammed, beaten and jailed in Latvia!

Without thinking about what Riga, capital of Latvia, might be like after dark, my eldest brother chose to have his stag do there in 2007. An ex-Royal Navy man, he has been to most countries with a coastline, so I trusted his choice of Latvia.


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10 ways to prepare yourself to fly around the world

Of course preparing for a trip around the world will depend on where exactly you’re going, when you’re going, who you’re going with and what you plan to do. In this post I draw on my experience to tell you everything that you should consider when flying around the world, so before you start planning a world trip itinerary, read on.

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