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05 Aug 2020

Chiang Saen and the Golden Triangle: Off the Beaten Path in Northern Thailand

The Northern Thailand tourist trail mostly consists of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Pai, but look a little further and you’ll find heaps to explore. Chiang Saen, and the nearby Golden Triangle, is in the far north of the country and is close to the borders with Laos and Myanmar.

29 Jul 2020

New Zealand Travel Highlights

I’ve been lucky enough to spend the last three years exploring New Zealand, the home I never really appreciated until I moved overseas. This is a collection of highlights from all of those road trips, hikes and weekends away. You’ll probably notice this list of New Zealand travel highlights skews

The best beaches in Hong Kong
22 Jul 2020

10 of the Best Beaches in Hong Kong

There are nice beaches in Hong Kong? I don’t blame you for being surprised — it came as a shock to me too. I figured the beaches in Hong Kong would be average at best because of how built up the city is and its proximity to the industrialised mainland of China.

15 Jul 2020

Northland Itinerary: Exploring the Far North of New Zealand

Northland, roughly the area north of Auckland all the way to the top of the North Island, is full of pristine beaches and sweeping coastal views, but with so many potential places to visit it can be a hard place to plan a trip to. Luckily you stumbled on this

08 Jul 2020

Matai Bay / Waikato Bay: Exploring the Karikari Peninsula, New Zealand

Travellers researching their trips to Northland, New Zealand must be overwhelmed by the beach options available. There are heaps of beautiful beaches in Northland and most people won’t have the time to see them all. One of the best, and most famous, is Matai Bay. It always seems to feature

01 Jul 2020

The Best Travel TV Shows (Updated July 2020)

This is an update to a post I published a couple of years ago. I’ve seen a lot more travel TV shows since then so this is a far more comprehensive guide. Enjoy! An Idiot Abroad There’s nothing funnier, in terms of travel TV shows anyway, than a man travelling