The Perfect Itinerary for 2 Weeks in Sri Lanka

The Perfect Itinerary for 2 Weeks in Sri Lanka

After coming in at number one in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019 list, Sri Lanka is well and truely on the radar now of many travellers. To help you plan your trip, here are my suggestions for the perfect itinerary for 2 weeks in Sri Lanka. Have a look at...
Langkawi Itinerary – 5 Days in Langkawi

Langkawi Itinerary – 5 Days in Langkawi

I recently visited the island of Langkawi, Malaysia for five nights. We had a great time and really enjoyed a lot of what the island has to offer. Since returning, I’ve had a think about the good and bad parts about what we did, have shuffled things around a...
Travel Diaries – Langkawi

Travel Diaries – Langkawi

February 2019 Just one year after our last visit to Malaysia we are back again! I did not have any plans to travel to Asia in 2019, but that all changed the day before Christmas when I was the lucky winner of a Scoot Facebook competition and I won airfares to any...
Best Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Best Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Located in central Vietnam, Hoi An is one of the most popular places in the whole country. I’ve visited twice now, and would still go back again if the opportunity arose. There is something a little bit magical about this town. It has such a relaxed feel to it...
How to get from Da Nang to Hoi An

How to get from Da Nang to Hoi An

The picturesque town of Hoi An in central Vietnam is one of the most popular places to visit in the country. Getting there can be a little complicated as it does not have an airport and is not on the main north-south railway line. Most visitors get there from the...
Phong Nha Paradise Cave Tour from Hue

Phong Nha Paradise Cave Tour from Hue

The Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is home to the biggest cave in the world. Son Doong is a challenge for most travellers, as it is a four day/three night trek to be able to visit it, and it costs around $3000USD. A good alternative experience is instead visiting...
Is Marina Bay Sands Worth It?

Is Marina Bay Sands Worth It?

Hands up if you have the iconic Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore on your bucket list? You are not alone! I think half the world wants to swim in that famous rooftop infinity pool. Have you gone as far as to look up the price to stay there for a night? It’s...
Things to do in Singapore on a Budget

Things to do in Singapore on a Budget

Singapore is well know for being an expensive destination to visit, especially since it’s neighbours in South East Asia are all known for being great for budget travellers. While its never going to be as cheap as Vietnam or Thailand, there is definitely plenty...
Things to Do in Vientiane, Laos

Things to Do in Vientiane, Laos

Laos in South East Asia is becoming more and more popular with visitors to the region. The Laos capital, Vientiane, tends to be thought of a place to stop over for only a day or two on the way to more lauded locations in the country such as Luang Prabang and Vang...
Climbing Mount Kinabalu

Climbing Mount Kinabalu

I’m sitting here with aching legs but a sense of satisfaction – just two days before writing this I ticked off a big item from my bucket list – I spent my birthday climbing Mount Kinabalu, the tallest mountain in Malaysia. Mount Kinabalu is situated...
Travel Diaries – Malaysia

Travel Diaries – Malaysia

Gap Year Days 308 – 322 We were really looking forward to getting to Malaysia. We had been here a few times before so it was a place we are familiar with. Simon’s mum comes from Malaysia, and as such he has lots of relatives here. This time we were going...