Tag: Asia

Bangkok to Siem Reap : How to Do it By Bus

By on January 13th, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, CAMBODIA, THAILAND with 0 Comments
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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Top 17 Ho Chi Minh Things to Do

By on January 13th, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 3 Comments
Top 17 Ho Chi Minh Things to Do

Ain’t no secret that Ho Chi Minh is, without question, my favourite Southeast Asian city to date. Its unrelenting energy, coupled with its earthy authenticity, meant I was quickly charmed by this huge metropolis, which seems to have far fewer of the tacky, soulless tourist trappings many other cities in Southeast Asia are blighted by. […]

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Best Place to Stay in Siem Reap

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Best Place to Stay in Siem Reap

The word is out. In fact, the word is well and truly out. Angkor Wat – the enormous, ancient, UNESCO-listed temple complex in Cambodia – is incredible and quickly shooting to the top of many a traveller’s bucket list. And so it should. For it is, truly incredible. Located in the middle of the jungle […]

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The Best Way To Experience an Angkor Wat Sunrise

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The Best Way To Experience an Angkor Wat Sunrise

C’mon now, who doesn’t want to see Angkor Wat at least once in their lifetime! It’s huge, it’s very old, it’s UNESCO-listed and it’s freaking amazing! Yes despite the growing crowds, which have drastically swelled the traveller popularity of these ancient Cambodian ruins, this place is still incredible and I’d encourage anyone to visit… just […]

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The Best Things to Do in Bangkok in 3 Days

By on January 13th, 2020 in Asia, THAILAND, Travel Itineraries with 8 Comments
The Best Things to Do in Bangkok in 3 Days

Fast-paced, fiery and furious, brash Bangkok isn’t everyone’s cup of tea! And I can understand that. Landing here, to take in your first experience of Southeast Asia like many people do, can be something of a baptism of fire. But hang in there, because despite its rough exterior, Bangkok is unapologetically real and unremorsefully brazen […]

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The Best Place to Stay in Bangkok : Found

By on January 13th, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, THAILAND, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Best Place to Stay in Bangkok : Found

Choosing accommodation in Bangkok can be a bewildering experience – trust me I know! With no discernible centre, more different parts than you can imagine and a vast array of accommodation options, finding the best place to stay in Bangkok can be a tough mission indeed. And this is especially true if it’s your first […]

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The Best 2 Week Indonesia Itinerary

By on January 13th, 2020 in Asia, INDONESIA, Travel Itineraries with 1 Comment
The Best 2 Week Indonesia Itinerary

One of the most brilliant backpacker destinations, Indonesia is a HUGE country and offers more sights, sounds, smells and tastes than you could ever possibly hope to explore, even with a lifetime to see it. As such, deciding what to see in just 2 weeks here can be tough. I think the key is not […]

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Bukittinggi : The Epic Indonesia Destination No One Talks About

By on January 10th, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, INDONESIA with 4 Comments
Bukittinggi : The Epic Indonesia Destination No One Talks About

You all know by now that there’s nothing I love more than a bit of a crazy travel adventure. Yup, getting off the beaten track is what gets me going and while all those amazingly popular spots in Indonesia are popular precisely because they are amazing, that definitely doesn’t mean there isn’t room for some […]

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9 Reasons Why You Must Visit Yogyakarta in Indonesia

By on January 13th, 2020 in Asia, INDONESIA with 6 Comments
9 Reasons Why You Must Visit Yogyakarta in Indonesia

Straight off the bat, just wanna say that I loved Yogyakarta. And I’m kind of not even sure why. Ok, I know it was because of the amazing historical attractions, vibrant culture, delicious street food and friendly people, but there was also something I couldn’t put my finger on here. Something that had me immediately […]

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The Many Faces of Indonesia

By on January 13th, 2020 in Asia, INDONESIA, Travel Stories with 2 Comments
The Many Faces of Indonesia

Made up of 17,500 islands and 33 provinces that span 2 hemispheres, it’s hard to argue that Indonesia is one of the most diverse and culturally rich countries in the world. And with 300 languages spoken, six government-recognised religions practised and an estimated 300 different ethnic groups, the true scale of Indonesia’s many faces is […]

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