Anyone who has travelled in South East Asia will have probably experienced one of the infamous bus journey's to get from A to B. We are currently travelling in Thailand and our most recent bus journey got me thinking of these very common occurrences: 1. PLEASE LET THERE BE AIR-CON This stage usually happens not … Continue reading The Six Stages of a South East Asian Bus Journey
Whilst we were visiting Koh Lanta we had heard about the amazing work carried out by Koh Lanta Animal Shelter and decided to go and check the place out. Upon arrival we spoke to one of the many volunteers who give up their time to help at the shelter. We were informed that a tour would … Continue reading Koh Lanta Animal Shelter
We arrived in Kuala Lumpur late at night after our bus from Singapore took triple the suggested time given to us by the bus company. However, we did have a ‘treat’ in store for ourselves. We had booked a rather unusual hostel that was located on the 27th floor of a high rise building in … Continue reading A short stay in Kuala Lumpur? Our top three things to do whilst there
Whilst we were in Kuala Lumpur (you can read our KL blog here - A short stay in Kuala Lumpur? Our top three things to do whilst there), we came across a really cool start-up cafe called Leaf & Co on the edges of Chinatown. The cafe has only been open for 4 months and … Continue reading Leaf & Co Cafe – Kuala Lumpur
After our time in Kuala Lumpur which you can read about here -A short stay in Kuala Lumpur? Our top three things to do whilst there, our Malaysian adventure took us to Penang Island. We based ourselves in Georgetown which is famous for the vast array of street art so much so that the town … Continue reading Travelling up the West Coast of Malaysia- Penang & Langkawi Islands
As explained in our blog Travelling up the West Coast of Malaysia- Penang & Langkawi Islands, our ticket to the Langkawi SkyCab also gave us entry to Langkawi Art in Paradise 3D Museum which is also located in Oriental Village. We hadn't even heard about this place but we were more than pleasantly surprised by our visit. … Continue reading Langkawi Art in Paradise 3D Museum
Here are 5 must do's for every budget traveller in Singapore! Explore Little India & eat in one of the many Hawker Centres Singapore is an extremely multicultural country and a visit to Little India will only reinforce this. Our hostel was conveniently located just two minutes walk from Little India and therefore we were in a … Continue reading Five Amazing & Affordable Things to do in Singapore!
We departed from Kalibo airport with the masses of other travellers after seeing in the new year on Boracay Island. Our destination was Bohol and continuing with the beach vibe we based ourselves in Alona Beach and our first day was spent chilling out on the beach (which is actually well needed after a whole day … Continue reading Exploring the best of Bohol Island
Having spent near enough two months on the move, some much needed chill out time was top of our agenda in the Philippines! We flew into Manilla and as we didn’t fancy hanging about we booked a flight to Kalibo airport on Panay island the following day. A night was spent in Kalibo and the … Continue reading The festive season in the Philippines!
We wanted to make it up to Taitung and stay there for a night before continuing up the coast. We had a bit of difficulty getting out of Hengchun as we were standing on the wrong side of the road (my fault) but once we realised our mistake it was no problem. We were picked … Continue reading Two weeks in Taiwan Part 2 (Hitch hiking the East Coast and Taroko National Park)