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5 Books to Read Before You Visit Thailand

Books to Read Before You Visit Thailand Thailand is a nation with an incredibly rich and splendid history. A free nation which has tied the way of life that is Buddhism into its very culture, food, and traditions. There’s a reason so many of us crave  Thailand holidays more than any others in South East …

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5 Books to Read Before Backpacking Southeast Asia

Before you set out exploring or backpacking Southeast Asia, there are some incredible books for you to discover which can light your way and make your journey even more exciting, fascinating, and possibly life-changing. After all, if you’re backpacking Southeast Asia, you want all the enrichment you can get. And we guarantee you’ll find that …

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Exploring Cambodia’s History with Jon Swain’s River of Time

Back in summer 2017, I had the pleasure and privilege of travelling through Colombia for two months. Over the past two decades, the nation has steadily increased in popularity as a tourist destination despite the wild and fearsome image much of the world still has of it. Whilst hardly what you’d call a safe haven, …

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Best Food and Drink in Hanoi (and where to find it)

Vietnam has a world-class reputation when it comes to food. The renowned street food plus the unique spices and herbs mean that foodies have very much put Vietnam on their travel bucket list. Here’s a quote that many will be familiar with from Anthony Bourdain: “Going to Vietnam the first time was life-changing for sure. …

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Video Post: Coron, Philippines: A Few Nights in Paradise

We recently had the pleasure of visiting Coron. Staying in a lagoon with Paolo and his family on Paolyn Houseboats was one of the best things we’ve ever done. Here’s a video of some of the incredible views we saw in Coron and things we got up to. Read our full article here. Read our …

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Coron: How to Live in a Natural Paradise

Explore Coron, Philippines The title probably sums up our experience of Coron in a nutshell. The Philippines is a destination that I had never really considered visiting, let alone soon finding myself re-visiting in less than three months. Check out my wonderful experience in Bohol. I spent a long time choosing where to stay in …

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From Budget to Luxury: Explore Bohol and Panglao Island (Travel Guide)

Your Ultimate Guide to Exploring Panglao and Bohol, Philippines Panglao and Bohol in the Philippines are amazing travel destinations for those who want to relax, explore, and get adventurous while reconnecting with nature and its beauties. Today we want to share with you some interesting tips for creating a unique itinerary in search of authenticity, …

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Discover The World of Vietnamese Coffee Culture

Get to know Vietnamese coffee, one of the best coffee styles in the world, its many types, and how to make it yourself at home. I was twenty-five and living in Shanghai when I discovered coffee. After two years together at the time, Jess had finally convinced me to try it. Naturally, after having taken …

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Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Hanoi like a Local

Hanoi is one of the most vibrant and exciting places I’ve visited. The food is fantastic, the people are friendly, and there is so much to get up to. I honestly can’t wait to visit Vietnam again, especially as there’s so much more to see, you can explore Vietnam for a month and still not …

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