This post was originally published in December 2017 / updated in August 2019 If you asked me a few years ago to suggest a two week Vietnam itinerary I’d have said skip it altogether and go to Thailand or Laos. My first trip to Vietnam was a let down, but
This post was originally published in March 2014 / updated in March 2019 Imagine sitting in a beach bar with a cocktail in hand, listening to reggae while watching calm seas lapping onto white sand beaches. Sound familiar? If you’ve done some travel in Southeast Asia you’ll know this is
This post was originally published in August 2016 and was updated in March 2019 Don’t you hate it when ultimate guides turn out to be not so ultimate? I hope to avoid that fate with this list of things to do in Singapore — surely my two years as an expat
This post was originally published in February 2017 / updated in January 2019 Whether you’re looking to splash around in the shallow pools below Erawan Falls or get deep while comprehending the hardships suffered by prisoners of war, this list of things to do in Kanchanaburi has you covered. This
This post was originally published in May 2016 and updated in January 2019 March is the beginning of the hot season in Thailand. I’m sure you’re thinking that it’s pretty much always hot in Thailand, and you’re right, but at this time of year the scales often threaten to tip 40
Originally posted 26/9/2014, updated 13/5/2018 “Going local” seems to be the fashionable way to travel these days, but what does it really mean? From what I can gather, you do the things that locals do, eat where they eat and generally try not to look like tourist. I’m not one
Seeing a destination on the screen instead of actually going there has several advantages. You won’t be scammed, spend thousands of dollars that could have gone on clothes, coffee and nights out and the language barrier won’t be a problem (unless it’s a foreign film and you hate reading subtitles).
Originally published 25/5/2015, updated 2/4/2018 “We’re Arctic Monkeys and this is ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor – don’t believe the hype”. That was the first thing I heard the band’s singer say, and it turned out they were one of the few hyped-up indie bands of the