So you’ve purchased your 1 month visa, followed a bunch of Instagram accounts broadcasting the awesome places you’ve bookmarked into seeing in Vietnam, and now you have to make the ultimate decision: North to South? South to North? I personally chose North to South (no particular reasoning behind it, just made sense in my head!)… Continue reading A Backpacker’s Guide to Squeezing Vietnam into a 1 Month Itinerary
Malaysia is well known as the 'border hop' country for people living and working in Thailand but after a few visits to this beautiful country, I've put together 5 hotspots in Malaysia that will have you signed up and sold. 1. Georgetown 'Quirky, vibrant and exciting' - how I described Georgetown the first time I… Continue reading Why Malaysia Should Be On Your Travel List
Since I started working at Pak Up Hostel in Krabi town, I meet so many backpackers and travelers that just pass through this province and Krabi is just a stop-over for their next destination. When I ask them if they plan on staying in Krabi to explore, the common answer is no. I’ve been living… Continue reading My Top 10 Must-See’s in Krabi, Thailand
My Bali adventure began with a big fat Fine from the helmet police at the gates of the airport where my friend Paul kindly came to meet me but forgot a spare helmet. We risked it. We got caught. The fine was about 20,000 rupiah which is equivalent of £10. We paid. We shook hands.… Continue reading Bali: Volcanoes, Beaches & Titanic Experiences
Malaysia. Where you go on a Visa Run from the South of Thailand. Fortunately /Unfortunately, (depending on how you look at it...) I've never had to do one of these. However, all my teachers friends have and they raved about Malaysia, its beauty, its food and the famous Penang Street Art. OMG this place sounds… Continue reading Malaysia: Street Art, Quirks & City Fear
My senses are at an overloaded peak. Excited music consumes my ears. I smell fire, salt and the odd cigarette blown in my face. I touch sand, palm trees and the occasional sweaty body by accident. I taste a good trusty Thailand alcohol bucket full of wonderful shots that I can’t pronounce the name of.… Continue reading New Year on Koh Tao Island, Thailand.