Category Archives: Asia

The Importance of Visting the Phnom Penh Genocide Memorials

This isn’t an easy post to write. Backpacking South East Asia is something that most keen travellers will do at least once in their life. There are so many amazing aspects to this part of the world – the beautiful beaches, the cheap alcohol, the delicious food, the beautiful temples, the amazing nature. And the […]

Things to do in Can Tho, Mekong Delta

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is one of the most vibrant and naturally beautiful areas of the country. Its tropical climate and year-round warm temperatures mean that a variety of amazing fruits can be grown here, and the city is Vietnam’s fifth-largest. However, just a short ride from the city is gorgeous countryside where time seems to […]

Two Weeks in Cambodia Itinerary for First-Timers

  The South East Asian Kingdom of Cambodia is one of my favourite countries, and is such an enriching and wonderful travel experience. It has one of the most impressive temple complexes in the world, beautiful beaches, stunning countryside, and wonderful people. There is, however, a darker side of Cambodia that must be acknowledged when […]

Vietnam Itinerary 10 Days: 3 Ways to See Vietnam

Are you planning a trip to Vietnam, but with only limited time? If you’re wanting to see the highlights of this South East Asian country, but have only 10 days in Vietnam, I’m going to explain how to see the country with just this time.  I’m going to be completely honest first, in your Vietnam […]

Vegetarian Cooking Class in Bangkok Review

tom kha soup

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 I there were very limited […]

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 than you could visit in […]

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 […]

Taking the Eastern Express Train from Kars to Ankara, Turkey

Travelling by train is my thing. 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 much of the country’s epic […]

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. After a scorching couple of […]