What is the Chinese Culture like?

Coming from the UK, some of the scenarios you come across and the way of life amongst the Chinese people is vastly different to what we are used to. Some good, nice, amazing to see in everyday life; others just…

Why Japan Fascinates People

Ok, maybe it’s not for everyone, but there is something about Japan and it’s vibrant culture which makes it seem like a whole new world. There are many reasons to why it is a popular choice for travellers and expats. Environment Living…

Solo Travel : My Experience

Travelling solo for the first time gave me mixed feelings. I think it is quite normal to feel anxious and a bit scared as you’re stepping onto that first plane to a country you have never been to before. It…

Your Guide to South East Asia Street Markets

The cheap and grotty looking markets are what excites most foreigners to get good bargains and gifts for family and friends back home, and a treat or two for yourself. These are the markets which sell anything and everything for…

Travel Items People Don’t Tend to Consider

There are some life-saving items you may not think about when packing your travel bag for your travels and that can come in handy at times. It is surprising how many people forget the simplest of things, me being one…

How to Organise your Travel Backpack

I have put together a brief guide to how I pack my backpack for my travels. Some tips maybe useful and some you may find other ways around them. I have even given you a diagram of my backpack for…

A Change of Plan || Bali

My plan in Bali was a bit of a stupid one as I had booked a hostel in Seminyak for the whole two weeks I was there. However, I knew a few days before that I would want to travel around…

S-21 and Killing Fields || Phnom Penh, Cambodia

WARNING: This post contains some distressing images and content.A lot of people will come to Phnom Penh with a visit to the Toul Sleng Genocide Museum (also called S-21) and the Choeung Ek Killing Fields on the top of their…

My Favourite Day – With Mandalao Tours || Laos

WARNING: Expect lots of cute elephants photos in this post! I came to South East Asia in the hope of spending at least part of my journey with elephants. I am very anti-riding elephants. In 2004 my family and I went…


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