Tag: Independent Travel

Complete Guide to Visiting Phong Nha Caves in Vietnam

By on Published: April 16, 2020 | Last Updated: November 12, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Complete Guide to Visiting Phong Nha Caves in Vietnam

Technically speaking, Phong Nha is the name of one particular cave, within one particular national park in Vietnam. But like me, most people don’t realise that until they visit the area. So up until this point, the Phong Nha caves are a just short-hand travel term for the entirety of the incredible cave network that […]

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What To Do in Penang – 21 Top Ideas

By on Published: February 20, 2020 | Last Updated: March 24, 2020 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: February 25, 2020 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: March 19, 2020 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: February 21, 2020 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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Top 10 Things to Do in Cambodia

By on Published: November 28, 2019 | Last Updated: April 10, 2020 in Asia, CAMBODIA with 2 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Cambodia

A small and cheap country in Southeast Asia that’s been well-loved by budget backpackers for decades, it’s not surprising that so many of us still head to Cambodia as part of our adventures in this region of the world – especially given the amount Cambodia has to offer, including beautiful islands, a chequered history and, […]

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Huaraz, Peru : Complete Travel Guide

By on Published: October 17, 2019 | Last Updated: May 4, 2020 in Latin America, PERU, South America with 0 Comments
Huaraz, Peru : Complete Travel Guide

Before my arrival into Peru, I have to admit I’d never even heard of Huaraz, let alone considered travelling there. As such a huge country and with a tight travel timeframe, I’d already pretty much mapped out my time in Peru before my arrival into Lima in September as I fled the impending winter in […]

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9 Top Places to Visit in Georgia

By on Published: September 30, 2019 | Last Updated: August 30, 2020 in Europe, GEORGIA with 6 Comments
9 Top Places to Visit in Georgia

Bearing in mind its size, I’m going to put myself out there and say there’s few countries in the world as diverse as Georgia. Situated at the edge of both the European and Asian continents, Georgia’s straddled position means it embodies a cultural diversity created by centuries of migration, but also a collection of different […]

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Bohemian Switzerland : Full Travel Guide

By on Published: September 23, 2019 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in CZECH REPUBLIC, Europe with 4 Comments
Bohemian Switzerland : Full Travel Guide

I have to be honest, until about a year ago I had not even heard of Bohemian Switzerland… and that’s despite having travelled previously to the 2 major cities nearest to it – namely Dresden in Germany and Prague in the Czech Republic. And this maybe gives you some idea of a) how off the […]

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The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

By on Published: September 12, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 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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