East Asia, Mongolia

Reasons To Add Mongolia To Your Bucket List in 2018

When we arrived back to Vietnam after 4 months of travelling through Hong Kong, Macau, China, Mongolia, South Korea and Japan; many people have been curious to know where exactly has been our favourite destination. Without hesitation, both of us, would hands down say Mongolia. Mongolia is a very unique country that will forever hold… Read More Reasons To Add Mongolia To Your Bucket List in 2018

China, East Asia

The Great Wall of China at Mutainyu

The Great Wall of China is truly a remarkable wonder of the world. It spans over a whopping 21,196.18km, making it difficult to choose where you want to start your much-anticipated trip to the wall. After lengthy trolling through websites and blogs we chose to head to Mutainyu. We chose this point for two reasons;… Read More The Great Wall of China at Mutainyu

China, East Asia

Terracotta Warriors: A Quick Guide To Discovering Ancient History

The Terracotta Warriors are a clay army created over 2,000 years ago by the Qin dynasty. These fascinating sculptures were first unearthed by a farmer in the 1970’s whilst he was digging a well, and are still being excavated today. What makes the Terracotta Warriors so intriguing is the fine and precise facial features of… Read More Terracotta Warriors: A Quick Guide To Discovering Ancient History

China, East Asia

A Day Trip to See The Leshan Giant Buddha From Chengdu

The UNESCO credited, 233ft tall Buddha is located in Leshan; a two-hour bus ride from Chengdu. Whilst on a visit to Chengdu, a trip to the famous Leshan Giant Buddha is a must-see attraction. Most people do this as a day trip and others opt to stay overnight. However, we found that just the day… Read More A Day Trip to See The Leshan Giant Buddha From Chengdu

China, East Asia

Cuteness Overload at Chengdu Panda Base in China

The Chengdu panda breeding base is situated in the Sichuan Province of China, in Chengdu. The giant pandas are found only in three provinces: Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu, making this attraction a must visit for foreign tourist and Chinese tourist alike. Chengdu is panda mad; you will notice that on the high street there are… Read More Cuteness Overload at Chengdu Panda Base in China

China, East Asia

Tianmen Mountain: Zhangjiajie’s Better Half?

Tianmen Mountain is located in Zhangjiajie. Usually a trip to Zhangjiajie consist of visiting the National Park and the famous 99 bends, Tianmen Mountain. However, visitors that are stuck for time often favour the National Park. But which one is really the best option? Personally, if we had to choose just one of them, Tianmen would… Read More Tianmen Mountain: Zhangjiajie’s Better Half?

China, East Asia

Zhangjiajie National Park: Top Tips and Must Knows Before You Go

Zhangjiajie National Park is located in the Hunan province of China and is home to the magical Avatar mountains; that’s right, the green shrouded, levitating mountains, just like you have seen in the film. Below we have complied a list of “must knows” before going to Zhangjiajie National park, so you know what to expect… Read More Zhangjiajie National Park: Top Tips and Must Knows Before You Go

China, East Asia

6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming to China

Before coming to China, I had a certain image in my head. The pretty lanterns, the mystical temples, cute pandas and wildlife… that list is endless. Among the excitement and the image of beauty, I didn’t realise that China would be so damn hard to travel through. If only I knew these 6 things beforehand,… Read More 6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming to China

Laos, Myanmar, South East Asia

A Grueling 36-Hour Border Crossing From Laos to Myanmar

After being undecided on where to head next, we finally agreed to begin the treacherous border crossing journey all the way from Vientiane, Laos through Thailand and into Myanmar. Cambodia or Vietnam seems like the obvious routes, but we had already been to both earlier on in our trip. So, after hearing some fantastic stories… Read More A Grueling 36-Hour Border Crossing From Laos to Myanmar

Food, South East Asia, Vietnam

8 Must Try Vietnamese Foods To Satisfy Your Taste Buds

We have been all over Asia and without a doubt Vietnamese foods are by far the best. Filled with tons of variety and flavours, it is not difficult to find a dish to make your tatsebuds pop and leave you wanting more. Over the course of our year in Ho Chi Minh City, we didn’t… Read More 8 Must Try Vietnamese Foods To Satisfy Your Taste Buds

South East Asia

The Slow Boat Experience: Thailand – Laos

For those of you who are heading across South East Asia and crossing from Thailand in Laos, or vice versa, you may have heard of the (in)famous long 2-day slow boat journey. In this blog post I am going to tell you exactly how to voyage along the two-day route the cheapest way. Getting to… Read More The Slow Boat Experience: Thailand – Laos

South East Asia

Budgeting Tips for South East Asia – Save Those Pennies

Budgeting for any trip is an important factor when travelling. The more you save the more you travel. I see the question pop up many times on Facebook groups and various forums, asking how much to budget for a trip to South East Asia. So in this blog post, I’m going to give you some… Read More Budgeting Tips for South East Asia – Save Those Pennies