Tag: south east asia

Two Weeks in Malaysia Itinerary for First-Timers

Malaysia is a really special place. It’s got a wealth of culture – due to its strategic position between east and west, and north and south, it has influences and many people from India, China and Britain. It also has some older influence from Portugal and the Netherlands. While this…

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Chiang Mai Itinerary: For 2, 3, 4 days or more!

Nestled in the mountainous region of Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai is a rather charming city – and one that many people ensure are a part of their Thailand itineraries. It’s famous for being Thailand’s cultural capital, and also has lots of opportunities for enjoying surrounding nature too. I must admit,…

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The Tastiest Vegan Restaurants in Hanoi

If you’ve ever set foot in the effervescent, chaotic city of Hanoi, you’ll know what I mean when I say that it can be a tad overwhelming. Don’t get me wrong, it’s an amazing city, well worthy of a few days on anyone’s Vietnam itinerary. But it can also be extremely…

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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…

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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…

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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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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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The Best Places to Visit in Langkawi

Langkawi Island is one of the most popular travel destinations in West Malaysia. Located just 3 hours ferry ride from Penang Island, Langkawi Island has been welcoming foreign travelers and tourists since 1986, when the Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir decided to develop Langkawi into a major tourist hub. It was…

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Bumper 3 Days in Bangkok Itinerary

Bangkok. There’s not really anywhere on this earth quite like it. It manages to be a melting pot of different cultures, yet still have a strong Thai culture. Bangkok’s a city with a distinct heritage, as well as a ridiculously modern eating, drinking and shopping scene. It’s somewhere where you…

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