A Trip on the Indian Pacific Railway

Indian Pacific ‚Äď a name, like ‘Orient Express’ (but possibly not ‘Woodhead’) which evokes a nostalgia…

A Guide to Transport in the Outer Hebrides

Transport in the Outer Hebrides is probably easier than you might imagine. It’s certainly more interesting.…

Podcast #016: Luggage with Travelexx

Welcome to Episode 16 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This episode is…

Podcast #015: Travel with Hand Luggage

Welcome to Episode 15 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. In this episode…

Travelling Even Lighter – Backpacking With As Little As Possible

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog post about how I tend to travel…

Travelling Light – Backpacking with only carry-on luggage

“Travel Light”. It was in my tagline, and it’s one of my blog’s ‘niches’, but what…

What to expect on buses in West Africa

Have you ever been tied up? Seriously. Have you ever had your partner tie you, with…

Trains in the former Soviet Union

Travel on trains in the former Soviet Union is a slightly different experience, compared with travelling…