Category: Asia

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Vegetarian Cooking Class in Bangkok Review

After stumbling off a night bus from Krabi to Bangkok, I was in need of a serious refuel. It was 5am, I was on Koh San Road (completely sober) and I had a cooking class booked… but not until 9am. My hotel was the other side of the city, and…

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Krabi to Bangkok Night Bus Review

Arriving into Ao Nang was a rather surreal experience. I’m not sure what I was expecting, but it was definitely more along the lines of chilled out fishing village – the days of which are obviously long gone. Instead, I was greeted by a huge party strip with more bars…

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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…

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Taking the Eastern Express Train from Kars to Ankara, Turkey

Travelling by train is my jam. I’ve taken trains all over the world – mainly on my trip from Bali to London with no flights – and it’s without a doubt my favourite way to travel. When planning my Turkey itinerary, I wanted to make sure that I saw as…

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Things to do in the Cameron Highlands and Hiking Guide

Malaysia’s a country that has a lot to offer tourists. Beaches, cities, food… the only problem I’ve ever had with Malaysia is just that it’s so bladdy hot all the time. It’s just above the equator (which crosses somewhere in Central Sumatra) so it’s humid, tropical, and just generally warm….

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Things to Know When Planning a Trip to Vietnam

Tourism in Vietnam is taking off, big time. And it’s no surprise – the South East Asian nation has something to offer everyone. It has a rich culture, temples, a complex history, amazing food, beaches, mountains, caves… I could go on. Whatever reason you travel for, I guarantee you’ll find…

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3 Days in Hanoi Itinerary

The enthralling, all-encompassing, non-stop city of Hanoi is somewhere that every traveller should experience at some point in their life. Most people visit Hanoi on their first or last stop of a Vietnam itinerary, or others see Hanoi and the surrounding area (normally Sapa and Halong Bay) as one seperate…

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Where to Stay in Bali: Bali Areas to Stay

Tourism in Bali has been booming for decades, but has arguably even become more popular in the last few years. Travellers from all over the globe are planning their Bali itineraries, travelling to the Indonesian island and wondering exactly where to stay in Bali. If you’re a bit overwhelmed about…

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Are Capsule Hotels in Singapore Good To Stay In?

DID YOU KNOW? Capsule hotels are the new 5* hotels.  Ok, I may have just made that up (and tbh, would rather stay in the iconic Marina Bay Sands Hotel than any capsule hotel). BUT Capsule Hotels in Singapore are pretty awesome. I recently stayed in two while visiting Singapore,…

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Cheapest Way to From Beijing to Ulaanbaatar in 2019 (Bus and Train)

I’ve spent quite a lot of time travelling by train in China, and I really enjoy it. It’s fast, easy, safe, comfortable and affordable. So I knew how I was going to get to Ulaanbaatar. Train, of course! It’s fast, easy, safe, comfortable… then I looked at prices on Travel…

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