#3 Guest:Travelling with In-Laws – Problems Faced

beach with v-th

Last year I bravely took my parents and their friends to India, it is always hard planning travel for other folk.  Read the latest blog from Guest blogger Andrew, about the fun and games he had travelling with his Russian in-laws.  Many a comedian has written, performed and been admired for the quality of their mother-in-law jokes. Very much a genre of joke from a bygone age now, but for me the comedian … Continue reading

My Tips on Booking Hotels

Expedia Map

For years my parents have been nagging me to take them to India, well this year, is the year their dream comes true – gulp!!!!! The way I travel and the way my parents travel are at very different ends of the spectrum. I usually jump on a plane with a rough itinerary, wander completely off the beaten track and stay in the 1st cheap, clean and cheerful hotel I … Continue reading

Drugs are good!!!

Before you go check if you need any vaccinations.  Unfortunately some countries health standards are lower than your body may be use to and there are lots of evil diseases out there, so it is important to consider getting immunisations before your trip to protect yourself from the likes of hepatitis, malaria, yellow fever etc. This web site is helpful in determining what vaccinations you need and provides great advice … Continue reading

What to Pack

What to pack depends on the type of trip.  You may need to take special equipment and the type of clothes is dependent on climate.  Nepal will be warm when I go, I may do some small treks, so my plan is to pack as lightly as possible.  I have started planning on what I’m taking, so any missing items I can purchase before I leave.  I will update this list … Continue reading

Travel Visas

Had a busy week with work, but I have managed to sort a few things out for my trip.  On Wednesday, I put my passport in for my Nepalese tourist visa.  Yeah!!!!  It was pretty easy to do: downloaded the form from the internet, filled in my details, handed the application form and passport into the Nepalese consulate with the visa fee.  Voila.  All that is left to do now … Continue reading