Why I love Italy – my favourite Italy experiences and places

Italy has become one of my favourite countries, and here are some of my favourite Italy experiences from over the years.
27th February 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Unique honeymoon ideas: ten alternative romantic escapes

Looking to make your romantic escape a little more special? Here are some unique alternative honeymoons with a twist!
23rd February 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Nine ways to make your next UK staycation something special

See the UK in a new way, from epic villas to castles and camper-vans, here are nine ways to make your next UK staycation something special!
20th February 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Return of the rail: why your next epic journey should be by train

From Singapore to Moscow, Venice to Rome, there are some amazing luxury train journeys to be enjoyed across the world.
17th February 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Renaissance, Romance and Ragù: three days in beautiful Bologna

Whether you spend a long weekend in Bologna or use it as a base to explore the Emilia Romagna region, you'll be hard pushed not to fall for its beauty.
25th January 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

San Nicolas, Aruba’s sunrise carnival city revitalised with street art

In the south of Aruba, San Nicolas provides a colorful expereince of street art, carnival museums and creative spaces.
7th January 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Portugal Coronavirus travel restrictions March 2021

What is travelling in Portugal like in 2021? As a local, I've been on a few trips now and kept up on the Portugal coronavirus news and rules.
4th January 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Reasons to visit the Murcia Region of Spain

The Region of Murica in Spain boasts coast, culture, city-breaks and cuisine - here's a one week itinerary to enjoy it all.
21st December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Reasons to visit Aruba – the happy island escape we all need

Aruba is by far one of the happiest, most relaxing places I've ever visited - so here are my top reasons to visit Aruba!
20th December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

40 Photos of Madeira proving it’s a picture perfect destination!

Photos of Madeira will quickly make you fall in love with this dreamy destination, an island of Portugal full of nature!
11th December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Magnificent Monastrell: exploring the Murcia wine route through Bullas, Jumilla and Yecla

This stunning region of Spain might be most famed for the Costa Cálida, but it's also packed with incredible wine and cuisine.
10th December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Visit a chapel of bones and UNESCO Cathedral on an architectural tour of Kutna Hora

Explore the Gothic and Baroque grandeur of Kutna Hora in Czech's Central Bohemia - from imposing cathedrals to creepy bone churches!
10th December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Meandering along the Mekong: Phnom Penh to Chau Doc by boat

Travelling from Phnom Penh to Chau Doc will reward you with lush rice fields, temples and floating villages. Details on boats, visas and hotels.
9th December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Warm winter waters: soaking in the spas and history of Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary is a beautiful spa destination in the Czech Republic black forest. Explore the history and culture while soaking in warm waters.
8th December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

What’s it like visiting Madeira right now? Pretty damn dreamy…

Madeira, an island of Portugal, provides mountains, coast and culture for the perfect winter escape with a UK air bridge & safety precautions.
4th December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

The 29 Best Travel Apps in 2021 for iPhone and Android

From pollen counts to star gazing, our phones can pretty much do anything these days. Here's what I have on my handset for the year to come...
4th December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Traditions, toys and all the trimmings: Christmas in Seiffen and the Ore Mountains

If you want a winter wonderland style Christmas vacation, then look no further than the town of Seiffen. The Ore Mountains are the perfect Christmas trip.
1st December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Czech Republic day trips from Prague: Karlovy Vary, Kutna Hora & Konopiste

The three K's, Karlovy Vary, Kutna Hora & Konopiste Castle, make fantastic day trips from Prague or even Czech Republic weekends away in their own right.
1st December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

NomadMania: the traveller club that guides you to places you’ve never heard of

NomadMania was launched to encourage travel and to assist travellers in keeping track of their travels and to provide ideas and inspiration.
30th October 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

How to teach English abroad and see the world

Choosing to embark into the world of TEFL is a great way to experience other cultures. Not only can you teach all over the world, but you can also fund your travels with your teaching salary.
20th October 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Ten unforgettable Australia travel experiences not to be missed!

Australia is a bucket-list travel destination for many, and there are some incredible Australia travel expereinces no one should miss!
27th August 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Turkey is open for summer 2020: 3 dreamy destinations for 3 types of traveller

Turkey is open for travellers in 2020, but if you want a summer holiday where should you go? Here are some ideas!
11th August 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Literacy lovers hideouts: Breathtaking libraries worth travelling for

If books, grand architecture and incredible public spaces bring you joy then these libraries worth travelling for should take centre stage on your travel plans.
3rd August 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Surprising Singapore: stop stopovers and stay a while…

With the 'worlds best airport' people are lining up to pass through, but I say stop stopovers and discover how diverse this garden city can be! A Singapore travel guide from high rises to wildlife run islands...
21st June 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Sado Island: A two-day Tokyo escape of Taiko drums, tub boats and temples

Sado Island isn't far from Tokyo, but it feels a world away. Discover traditional Taiko drums, tub boats, temples and rugged rock formations.
19th June 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Singapore’s corner of cool: Chinatown and Keong Saik Road

Singapore might be famed for the futuristic side, but in Chinatown and Keong Saik Road a chilled, chic and traditional experience awaits.
12th June 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Sounds of Salzburg: a year-round music festival spectacle

Salzburg is truly the city of classic music, but while the Salzburg Festival may be the most famous, there are year-round concerts to enjoy!
11th June 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Why Bosnia and Herzegovina should be your next Europe adventure

Bosnia and Herzegovina is still an underrated hidden gem in Europe but there are so many reasons to visit Bosnnia and Herzegovina!
1st June 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

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