Visas in South East Asia – The Lowdown

Visas in South East Asia – The Lowdown

One of the most stressful things for many people when planning a big trip is working out which countries require a visa, which don't, how much they cost, where to apply, when to apply and a million other visa related questions. I will try, as best I can, to answer these questions in this blog post … [Read more...]

Backpacking Budget For South East Asia – The Lowdown

Backpacking Budget For South East Asia – The Lowdown

This is going to be the first post to my South East Asia series which I was meant to write about 6 months ago...when I was actually IN South East Asia! However, blogging will never be something that I force myself to do. It should never be forced on anyone. If you are simply having too much fun and … [Read more...]

My Top 10 Hostels Around The World

My Top 10 Hostels Around The World

Having stayed in 100's of hostels in over 40 countries and on 5 continents, I think it's be about time I shared my top 10 favorite hostels. These gems are the type of places that were so good, so welcoming and so jam-packed with facilities (despite their rock bottom prices) that I would return to a … [Read more...]

Ankgor Wat Sunrise ~ Cambodia

Ankgor Wat Sunrise ~ Cambodia

Watching the sunrise over the ancient temple of Angkor Wat in Cambodia is something that sits firmly at the top of many seasoned travelers bucket lists. I am lucky enough to be able to say that the first sunrise I saw in 2014, that big glowing ball of fire, slowly rising into the sky, was at Angkor … [Read more...]

Korea unveils new cruise missile on Armed Forces Day

Korea unveils new cruise missile on Armed Forces Day

There has been quite a lot of military activity over the past few days, especially in the air space between Seoul and the DMZ where I live, with many military helicopters flying the route daily. I wasn't sure what was happening until I was informed that today was the 65th anniversary of South … [Read more...]

The Batu Caves – more than just bats!

The Batu Caves – more than just bats!

The Batu Caves are a firm favorite on many peoples list of things to do in Kuala Lumpur. As they are situated just 20 minutes outside of the city and are accessible via Metro for the bargain price of ONE Ringgit, it isn't surprising that every traveler I  met in Malaysia had also seen the caves, … [Read more...]

Asia’s Largest Bird Park

Asia’s Largest Bird Park

After a few days in KL I was running out of sights to see and activities to do. I had heard about the Bird Park but wasn't sure if I was that bothered forking out 40 Rinngit to see some birds in cages. In the end I teamed up with another traveller from Prague and we set off to the Botanical Gardens. … [Read more...]

Helipad Lounge – Kuala Lumpur

Helipad Lounge – Kuala Lumpur

While in Kuala Lumpur last week I heard about an amazingly unique "pop up" bar, located on a helipad on the 36th floor of an office building in the centre of the city. Pretty cool, right? Well I spent 2 days searching for the place and simply could not find it. I knew it was in an office tower … [Read more...]