Stay India

Chennai Red Lollipop (£7) This is possibly the only hostel in Chennai as it’s the only one I could find. Chennai isn’t a tourist destination at all, but serves more as an international airport hub for the surrounding tourism in Tamil Nadu. I imagine this hostel popped up as a means to serve backpackers with […]

Budget Travel Tips

This is just a general guide on how I travel cheap, but in each individual country page I include more detailed, relevant information. I have two facets to travelling cheap – “Saving while Working” and “Saving while Travelling”, but both revolve around similar core-concepts.  Depending on your income level and/or the way in which you […]

Cycling India: Kerala

Continued from: Cycling India: Tamil Nadu Day 8: How high can Munnar be?! After the madness of yesterdays intense climbing, I passed out early and slept until 8 am – about 10 hours straight!  Then I had a proper big sit down breakfast for once involving some kind of Indian curry and rice rolled into a […]

Cycling India: Tamil Nadu

Okay so I’m guessing it’s because I was flying Spice Jet from Sri Lanka, but for some reason, I landed at the domestic arrivals hall of Chennai airport, which I’ve discovered since is far more basic than the international terminal – so basic in fact that it has no ATM’s whatsoever! It’s literally just a […]

Bratislava

I visited Bratislava in 2009 with two friends for a snowboarding trip in the lower tatra mountains, near the small village of Liptovsky Mikulas. We flew into Vienna in Austria because it was cheaper than flying into Bratislava and only a short train ride across the border. Once arriving in Bratislava we walked the short […]