Tag: Asia

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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Plan to Backpack Cambodia? 21 Things to Know Before You Go

By on July 11, 2019 in Asia, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, CAMBODIA with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Cambodia? 21 Things to Know Before You Go

The little gem of Cambodia is a backpackers’ paradise! Offering a wealth of things to see and do, travelling here is easy and cheap, with tons of services, places to stay and transport set up especially for budget travellers. Offering a slower pace of life than you’ll experience in neighbours Vietnam and Thailand, those who […]

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14 Places to Visit in Singapore For FREE!

By on July 1, 2019 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, SINGAPORE with 0 Comments
14 Places to Visit in Singapore For FREE!

I’ve got to be honest, I expected to be pretty cynical about Singapore –  a city known for its sterile feel and rampant consumerism (not my vibe!) But having spent almost a week in this country, I’ve got to admit I was wrong! And it’s not often that happens, so you know this is serious! […]

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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 Great Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

By on June 17, 2019 in Asia, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
21 Great Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

I must admit I feel a bit sorry for poor, old Kuala Lumpur. The capital of Malaysia tends to get seriously bagged out by travellers, who frequently label it as bland and boring. Largely overshadowed by its big-time neighbours – glitzy Singapore and bustling Bangkok – KL just rarely gets a tourist look-in and when […]

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10 Fab Things to Do in Malacca on a Budget

10 Fab Things to Do in Malacca on a Budget

The beautiful, charming city of Malacca was, without question, one of my favourite spots throughout my 3 week trip in Malaysia. Chilled, café-laden and oozing a rich colonial history, Malacca ticked a lot of boxes for me and I can’t recommend getting this spot on your itinerary enough too. If you’re tired of big bustling […]

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The Complete List of Chiang Mai Things to Do

By on June 3, 2019 in Asia, THAILAND with 4 Comments
The Complete List of Chiang Mai Things to Do

Let’s make this very clear from the start people – I absolutely love Chiang Mai! Having not really been a huge fan of Thailand until this point and expecting a tourist-laden, inauthentic, hectic city, there’s no doubt that the charm and character of Chiang Mai completely can’t me off-guard and quite frankly, landed me on […]

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The 15 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam

By on May 30, 2019 in Asia, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
The 15 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam

Before I stepped foot across the border, I honestly had no idea how delightfully diverse, climatically different, geographically various and huge Vietnam was – seriously poor research on my part I know! Which is why I ended up only having 15 days in this country and running around like a lunatic trying to squeeze in […]

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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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Bangkok to Siem Reap : How to Do it By Bus

Bangkok to Siem Reap : How to Do it By Bus

If, like me, you’re wanting to travel overland cheaply and efficiently from Bangkok to Siem Reap, then listen up! I’ve just made this journey and it could not have been more straightforward or simple… if you know a few bits of key information! So read on to get the latest and complete lowdown about how […]

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