Off the Beaten Track

Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang : How to Travel by Boat & Bus

Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang : How to Travel by Boat & Bus

One of the most fun border crossings I’ve made in Southeast Asia was from the northern Thai city of Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang in Laos, mainly because 2 days of the journey were made on a boat down the Mekong River! I mean sailing on the Mekong River to arrive at your destination does […]

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21 Amazing Things to Do in Yerevan, Armenia

21 Amazing Things to Do in Yerevan, Armenia

Let’s be honest, Yerevan is not one of those capital cities you often hear about. In fact, when I was looking at travelling to Armenia, I had to google the country in order to find out the name of its capital! A bit embarrassing I know, but maybe this will give you some idea of […]

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Best Time to Visit Samoa + 10 Other Top Tips

By on July 4, 2019 in Oceania, Off the Beaten Track, SAMOA with 0 Comments
Best Time to Visit Samoa + 10 Other Top Tips

Just a quick search online for info about Samoa will reveal, well, not very much! And it’s hardly surprising given how remote this Pacific country is and how few people get there. But, I’ll let you in a little secret, this is exactly what makes Samoa so special and after spending an amazing week in […]

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9 Reasons To Get “Travel Samoa” On Your Bucket List ASAP!

By on June 27, 2019 in Oceania, Off the Beaten Track, SAMOA with 0 Comments
9 Reasons To Get “Travel Samoa” On Your Bucket List ASAP!

I could keep this really simple and short and just say that the number 1 reason you need to get “travel Samoa” on your bucket list asap is because this place truly is paradise. Like seriously, picture postcard, perfect paradise. But that wouldn’t make a very interesting or useful article would it?! So it’s probably […]

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The Top 17 Things to Do in Luang Prabang, Laos

By on June 24, 2019 in Asia, LAOS, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
The Top 17 Things to Do in Luang Prabang, Laos

The perfect antidote to the generally frantic vibes of most Southeast Asian cities, I would describe Luang Prabang as a breath of fresh air, if it wasn’t for the insane level of heat I experienced when I was there, meaning the air was anything but fresh! That aside however *clears throat* hopefully you get the […]

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21 Epic Things to Do in Samoa on a Budget

21 Epic Things to Do in Samoa on a Budget

A hidden gem isolated in the remote Pacific, Samoa is a paradise just begging to be discovered. From tropical forests to world-class beaches, rich heritage attractions to unbelievable underwater adventures, there’s so much to do during a trip to this small island nation that my list of things to do there just didn’t seem to […]

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How Much Does Travel in Ethiopia Cost?

How Much Does Travel in Ethiopia Cost?

“How much does travel in Ethiopia cost?” is a question I get asked a lot, like, a lot! And the answer I always give is “well it depends.” And it does depend. Totally and utterly depends on a huge variety of features. So while I honestly always want to try and give an accurate answer, […]

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Koh Rong Sanloem : The Complete Travel Guide

By on May 23, 2019 in Asia, CAMBODIA, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
Koh Rong Sanloem : The Complete Travel Guide

“Welcome to paradise!” That’s likely to be the greeting you’ll hear when you first step foot on the island of Koh Rong Sanloem in Cambodia… and it’s not far wrong! Because it has to be said, this place is pretty damn idyllic! From the azure blue ocean that gently laps at the white sand shores […]

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How to Get Your Mozambique Visa in Cape Town

How to Get Your Mozambique Visa in Cape Town

So you need a visa to visit Mozambique, but you’ve already left your country and while you’ve heard you can get them on the border, you’re either a) travelling with an overland tour that requires you to get it in advance or b) not happy about risking it until the last minute! Sound familiar? I’m […]

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Etosha National Park: The Ultimate Guide

Etosha National Park: The Ultimate Guide

I have wanted to visit Etosha National Park for so long. But on each trip to Africa, it’s a place that has evaded me. Tucked in the northern corner of Namibia, Etosha is remote, hard to get to and set in some wild desert terrain, all of which hardly amounts to it being the most […]

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