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
Ubud was my favourite place in Bali – it’s where the book Eat, Pray, Love was set and is like Mecca for yogis, a far cry from hedonistic Kuta just an hour and a half away. Continue reading Eating, praying and loving in Ubud
Kuala Lumpur was never in our travel plan, but we ended up booking a spontaneous stopover for two days on our way from Thailand to Bali, and what a decision this turned out to be! Continue reading Things to do in Kuala Lumpur
When I imagined holidaying on a Thai island I pictured sunbathing, snorkelling, and cocktails on the beach; however this wasn’t to be the case as our bad weather curse struck again, and we instead had four days of intense rain and flash floods before we made an early exit! Continue reading Koh Phangan, and how to have fun on a flooded island
After my first visit to Bangkok a couple of months ago I was less than impressed, but I don’t mind giving second chances, and because of it being the main transportation hub in South East Asia I’ve found myself in and out of the city loads. Continue reading Surviving your first visit to Bangkok!
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
Hoi An is definitely one of the prettiest places we’ve seen on our travels so far. The quaint yellow streets of the Old Town are lit up by silk lanterns every night, and colourful wooden boats sail along the river all day. Continue reading Washed away in Hoi An, Vietnam