Mumbai Express

The morning of February 28, 2018, started fairly uneventfully, with a wander through a filthy slum to a train station.  Conny and I were just outside Mumbai and needed to catch a short train in and find somewhere to store my bicycle before heading north to Udaipur in time for Holi Festival the following day. […]

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 […]

Outstanding Beauty in Central Sri Lanka

While the beaches and coastline are undeniably incredible, Sri Lanka also has a huge amount to offer inland – from the famous Sigiriya Rock to a multitude of national parks. Being from Africa and growing up around similar animals I wasn’t particularly interested in the wildlife parks, but my friend Anna and I did spend […]

Snowboarding in the Lower Tatras

We took the train from Bratislava to Liptovsky Mikulas (€15, 3 hours), a tiny village at the foot of the Lower Tatras mountains which, despite the name, are actually very high! We stuffed all our snowboards and gear into the back of a €10 taxi and took a quick 20 minute drive up into the […]