Category Archives: Bali to London Overland

Taking the Caspian Sea Ferry from Aktau to Baku: A Complete Guide

Girl looking out over Caspian Sea at sunset

Ring ring…Sdravstvuite…. I mumbled sleepily into the telephone. A rapid monologue in Russian followed, which I deciphered to mean ‘you need to get up’. It was 3 am. I stumbled out of bed, turned the light on, and packed my last bits of luggage. My contact for the Caspian Sea Ferry had told me I […]

How to Travel from Mongolia to Kazakhstan by Train

When I was overlanding from Bali to London, I wanted to go to Mongolia, and I wanted to go to Kazakhstan. So I had to find out the best way to get from Mongolia to Kazakhstan, which obviously didn’t involve a flight. Simple, right? Actually, it’s not that easy. On a zoomed-out world map, it […]

Packing for an Overland Trip Across the World in Just a Carry On

If you haven’t heard, I’m going on an adventure. It’s going to take me from Bali to London, and I’m not getting a single flight. Instead, I’ll be taking trains, buses and (a few) boats. It’s going to be one heck of a journey! There are so many things that I’ve had to think about: […]

Bali to London Overland – I’m Going On An Adventure!

Ok, so. I have something to tell you all. I’m so excited and also so nervous to actually be writing this down, because it makes it properly, 100% official – there’s no going back. In about two week’s time, I’m flying to Bali. I’m spending a few days there, and then I’m turning around and […]