Category: Asia

Bali to London Overland: South East Asia Recap

Let’s not talk about how overdue this post is, but I’d like to introduce you to my Bali to London overland series, with this South East Asia recap! So, to bring you up to speed, I’m travelling from Bali to London without flying. I will be taking a few boats…

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2 Weeks in Thailand Itinerary for First-Timers

The mystical kingdom of Thailand has been attracting tourists in their thousands for decades now. It is famed for its beautiful beaches, serene temples, wild jungle, tasty food and smiley people. Thailand is a prime traveller’s destination – it has the perfect mix of conveniences and adventure, as well as…

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Everything You Should Know About Backpacking Laos

As you may know if you’re following along on the ‘gram (if you’re not, come join, it’s a party), I spent the first month of 2019 backpacking in Laos. Why Laos? Many people asked. I had a whole month to play with, why not see more of Thailand or Cambodia,…

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Amazing Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

I’m writing this on the Trans-Mongolian train after just over one week in Mongolia. This was pretty much all spent in Ulaanbaatar (with a two day trip in a nearby national park), the capital. “What do you do with one week in Ulaanbaatar?!” I hear you ask. One week in…

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Amazing Things to do in Little India, Singapore

One of the most vibrant areas of Singapore, Little India is an authentic collection of streets bursting with life. There’s so much to do here – from museums to buildings to eating to your heart’s content, which is why it has an important spot on a Singapore itinerary. Are you…

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Supporting Eco-Tourism in the Phillippines

The Philippines is well known for its stunning natural beauty; with superb beaches, amazing wildlife, and blue waters. There are islands and waterfalls dotted with mountains and greenery, which are a natural pull for tourists from all over the globe. But with time and over-exposure, these natural resources have been…

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Singapore On A Budget: It’s Possible. Here’s How.

Hey guys, wanna hear a secret? Singapore on a budget is possible. I promise. I’ve done it twice! So after my recent visit, I thought I’d write this Singapore budget travel guide to help anyone else visiting the supposed ‘most expensive city in the world’ and worried about its costs….

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Is Chiang Rai Worth Visiting?

Nestled within the mountains of northern Thailand, only three hours from its border with Laos, Chiang Mai is a city that’s often overlooked by travellers – with many favouring the traveller hotspot of Chiang Mai or the mountainous village of Pai. But – and you know I love my controversial…

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Things to do in Don Det and Don Khon: Laos’ 4000 Islands

The Mekong River is the life and soul of South East Asia. It’s crucial for much of the trade in the region and connects all of the neighbouring countries. It acts as country borders, is home to floating markets, and is vital for transportation in some areas. But, fun fact…

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One Week in Java Itinerary

I can understand why so many people visit Bali. It’s got spectacular scenery, a really unique culture, and lovely people. But there is so much more to Indonesia than this one island – which I would argue is a bit of a victim of its own success as it is…

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