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  • Vintage Clothes in Chiang Mai

    Vintage Clothes Warehouse Chiang Mai Chiang Mai is a change of pace for anyone who has visited the south of Thailand. It’s much cooler here and everyone seems a little bt more laid back. There are a large selection of markets both during the day and the night and you can read my blog about…

  • Krabi Night Market

    If you’re in the south of Thailand or arriving from land in Malaysia, It’s very likely that Krabi is going to be one of your first stops. You basically have two options on places to stay here. Krabi town or the beach of Ao Nang. Ao Nang is very touristy and almost stripped of anything…

  • Get to Semenggoh nature reserve & orangutan park

    So you’ve flown to Borneo and landed in Kuching. No doubt top of your list is to visit Semenggoh national reserve to see the Oragnutans. The park at Semenggoh is great, easy to get to and cheap. Semenggoh nature reserve protects, cares for and rehabilitates wild animals that have been injured, orphaned, mistreated in captivity…

  • Tea & Strawberries and Strawberries & Tea

    Here are 3 tips for you when visiting Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands. A fresh cool break from the heat of the beaches and home to amazing tea, strawberries and fresh fruit and vegetables. Forget the tour. It’s tour galore at Cameron Highlands, and you may be swayed towards taking once simply for ease. However the thing…

  • 3 Things to do without a guide in Taman Negara, Malaysia

    Taman Negara basically means national park when translated to English. There are a few of these across the country but the one that is most mentioned amongst backpackers is the one in the Titiwangsa Mountains. Known as the worlds oldest rain forrest at 130 million years old this park has a huge amount of treks…

  • One month in Indonesia

    I have just spent July travelling across the two main islands of Indonesia; Bali and Java. This was my first time out of Europe and what a time is was. Here five of my favourite things and things I recommend for anyone visiting Indonesia. Climb a Volcano…or two Java is home to an array of…

  • 8 Tips for backpacking with your macbook

    So you are going backpacking are you are thinking about wether to take your macbook or not. I personally take mine because I freelance design as I go, however there are more general reasons you may want to take your macbook with you. It makes booking hostels easier, its a good way to back up…

  • Must Eat Places – Gili Air, Bali

    So you’ve reach Gili Air and are decided where to eat. All along the east coast you have passed the charcoal BBQs of kebabs, fresh fish and lobster, or the small warungs selling Nasi Goreng across the island. Your budget will decide where you eat, but there a few places I would recommend treating yourself…

  • Kawah Ijen – The blue fire and the yellow sulphur

    Kawa Ijen was the second volcano we tackled in Java, Indonesia. A common place for people to visit when traveling down from Bromo across to Bali, or Yogyakarta to Bali. We were told that it would be slightly more challenging than our trek up Bromo, but the pay would be greater. Ijen is one of…

  • The temples of Yogyakarta

    So as I mentioned in my last blog I am currently travelling the south east of Asia travelling and working at the same time. I landed in Indonesia on wednesday in Jakarta and stayed there for two days. Jakarta is a crazy place, the most congested in the world apparently, its absolute chaos. I got…