Tag: Independent Travel

What To Do in Penang – 21 Top Ideas

By on Published: February 20, 2020 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Asia, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
What To Do in Penang – 21 Top Ideas

Ah Penang, my first stop ever in Malaysia and my first sense of the what a diverse, dazzling and delicious country this is to travel! Located in the northwest of the country, I travelled to Penang from Thailand, enroute to Singapore, and couldn’t be happier that I’d chosen to make this my first stop in […]

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23 Top Things to Do in Krakow, Inc. 8 That are Free!

By on Published: February 6, 2020 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Europe, POLAND with 2 Comments
23 Top Things to Do in Krakow, Inc. 8 That are Free!

It might be small, but it packs a mean punch! Yes the beautiful historic city of Krakow in Poland is one of my top recommendations for a European city break. Manageable, walkable, pretty, safe and easy to reach, Krakow has a lot going for it, not to mention the great day trips you take out […]

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How I Plan to Travel Without Flying in 2020 + 5 Top Tips to Help You Do the Same

By on Published: January 16, 2020 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Stories with 4 Comments
How I Plan to Travel Without Flying in 2020 + 5 Top Tips to Help You Do the Same

Yup, it’s a pretty big decision if you’re any sort of keen traveller, and it’s a pretty huge decision if you work as a travel blogger, but, in the end, the decision wasn’t really a choice! I’ve felt passionately about the environment and the climate change issues our planet is facing even since I was […]

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Perhentian Islands : Ultimate Travel Guide

By on Published: December 19, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Asia, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
Perhentian Islands : Ultimate Travel Guide

By the time I reached the tropical Perhentian Islands off Malaysia’s east coast I’d be travelling non-stop in Southeast Asia for over 2 months. And I was exhausted. I was especially exhausted of the noisy cities, hectic pollution and piles of trash. And so it was that the beautiful paradise pearls of the Perhentian Islands […]

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The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

By on Published: September 12, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

It’s a funny old thing when, after you’ve been backpacking for over 15 years, you find yourself looking to purchase a carry on suitcase, instead of a tattered old rucksack, and realise, with an alarming alacrity that you’re suddenly getting older! I guess it happens to the best of us! Because let’s be honest carry […]

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Kazbegi in Georgia: The Full Travel Guide

By on Published: August 19, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Europe, GEORGIA with 8 Comments
Kazbegi in Georgia: The Full Travel Guide

One of the absolute must-visit places in Georgia, Kazbegi has to be a key part of any itinerary to this country. Even if you only come to Georgia for a few days, you seriously need to make sure you get to Kazbegi, because you will not regret it! An area in the high Caucasus mountains, […]

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The 15 Safest Countries in Africa to Travel

By on Published: August 12, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, Travel Tips with 19 Comments
The 15 Safest Countries in Africa to Travel

Well well well the safest countries in Africa to travel, I have set myself up for a fall here haven’t I?! Because where do you start? And come to think of it, where do you end? And how do you risk not getting a backlash in the process? Well, I’ve given it a good go […]

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The Unmissable English Castles of Kent & Sussex

By on Published: May 7, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Europe, UK with 0 Comments
The Unmissable English Castles of Kent & Sussex

Coastal Kent and Sussex were England’s most vulnerable counties to attack from those overseas for hundreds of years, so it’s probably no surprise for you to hear that both counties have more than their fair share of castles and fortresses. Whether they were built during the Norman Conquest of the 11th century or the relatively […]

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Best Place to Stay in Siem Reap

By on Published: April 25, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, CAMBODIA, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
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

By on Published: April 18, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Asia, CAMBODIA with 0 Comments
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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