Paraty is a little colonial town in Rio de Janeiro state, and is the perfect stopping point when travelling between Rio itself and São Paulo. Continue reading Picture-perfect Paraty – backpacking Brazil
So after a busy couple of weeks in Brazil I’m finally sitting down to write a blog post on our first stop – the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest city – São Paulo. Continue reading Backpacking Brazil: touchdown São Paulo!
Why I think you should avoid Pattaya – Thailand’s sex tourism hotspot… Continue reading Pattaya, Thailand – why I wish I avoided
Oxford is one of the coolest cities in the UK. It’s got interesting history, incredible buildings, beautiful scenery and amazing bars. Here’s my guide to the best Oxford nightlife! Continue reading Oxford nightlife guide
The Gilis are three tiny islands, reachable by boat in about two hours from mainland Bali. They consist of: Gili Trawangan (or Gili T), Gili Air, and Gili Meno. Continue reading The Gili island guide
Koh Chang wasn’t an island we originally intended to visit, but because all of the islands further south were being battered by a tropical storm we went in search of the sun. There isn’t heaps to do here, but it’s perfect to recuperate for a few days. Continue reading Unexpected paradise on Koh Chang
Visually Ho Chi Minh was quite different to what I had imagined. I don’t know what exactly I pictured, but after spending a few weeks travelling down Vietnam I didn’t expect to see a skyline dominated by skyscrapers in a city so modern and developed, more so than Hanoi and rivalling even Bangkok. Continue reading Backpacking Vietnam: last stop, Ho Chi Minh City