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The 15 Best Things to Do in Vietnam

By on October 31, 2019 in Asia, VIETNAM with 2 Comments
The 15 Best Things to Do in Vietnam

If there was ever a country that pushed choosing the best things to do there to the max, it was likely to be Vietnam. Vast and diverse, with more UNESCO sites, authentic culture, delicious cuisine and controversial history than you can shake a stick at, this Southeast Asian gem has it all. Home to the […]

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Perfect South East Asia Packing List

By on October 7, 2019 in Asia, Gear with 0 Comments
Perfect South East Asia Packing List

It’s a classic isn’t it? The good old South East Asia route is perhaps the most worn of all the backpacker trails. But that doesn’t make it any less worthwhile. Oh no! Because if you’re travelling for the first, or perhaps travelling alone for this first time, then this part of the world can be […]

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Ideal Cambodia Itinerary : 2 Weeks to See It All!

By on September 19, 2019 in Asia, CAMBODIA, Itineraries with 0 Comments
Ideal Cambodia Itinerary : 2 Weeks to See It All!

There’s many great reasons to travel Cambodia, after all this southeast nation is filled with historical gems, cultural curiosities, unique UNESCO spots and some seriously beautiful landscapes. And not to detract from any of this, but another great reason to travel Cambodia is because it’s fairly small and easily manageable, meaning if you’ve only got […]

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11 Can’t Miss Things to do in Krabi, Thailand

By on September 9, 2019 in Asia, THAILAND with 0 Comments
11 Can’t Miss Things to do in Krabi, Thailand

Krabi, a beautiful part of Thailand, has the most stunning scenery including incredible white beaches, jungle landscapes, limestone crags and over 200 islands dotted around its coastal position. Perhaps it’s no surprise therefore that this is definitely one of the most popular places to visit in Thailand, especially for budget travellers. But what can you […]

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Cameron Highlands, Malaysia : The Ultimate Guide

By on August 29, 2019 in Asia, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
Cameron Highlands, Malaysia : The Ultimate Guide

I’ve probably said it a million times before, but I’ll say it again now (why not!) Malaysia is a seriously diverse country. In fact, the sheer volume of different landscapes, terrains, cultures and cuisines this nation combines is actually amazing and certainly makes for a rich travel experience. And perhaps never was this made clearer […]

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The Ultimate Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary

By on August 15, 2019 in Asia, CAMBODIA, Itineraries, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
The Ultimate Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary

Despite Vietnam and Cambodia bordering each other, you may be surprised to know that these 2 countries feel entirely different and that, stepping across the border into one and out of  the other, will have you assuming you’ve been transported to another world. Crazy, I know! However, this does mean they make a great complimentary […]

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Top Malaysia Itinerary : 2 Weeks on a Budget

By on August 8, 2019 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, Itineraries, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
Top Malaysia Itinerary : 2 Weeks on a Budget

In my opinion it doesn’t get much more diverse than Malaysia. Yes this Southeast Asian country really is the king of multiculturalism in just about every single way. From the food to the people, the landscape to the architecture, Malaysia is one giant jigsaw, a collection of societies layered on top of, and into, one […]

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Kampot to Ho Chi Minh : How to Cross The Border

By on August 1, 2019 in Asia, CAMBODIA, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Kampot to Ho Chi Minh : How to Cross The Border

Hopping across borders by land is such a great option for budget travellers in Southeast Asia because often the distances are quite close and the prices low. But being in this part of the world means there’s always a few quirks and surprises along the way too! And for me, on this particular journey from […]

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Things to Do in Chiang Rai, Thailand : An Itinerary

By on July 25, 2019 in Asia, Itineraries, THAILAND with 0 Comments
Things to Do in Chiang Rai, Thailand : An Itinerary

Up in the north of Thailand, Chiang Rai is a small, safe, relaxed city that is definitely worth visiting for at least a few days of your itinerary in this part of the world. A key stop over if you are travelling to or from Laos, Chiang Rai is located quite near the border with […]

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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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