Cambodia, Travel Advice

Tips and Tricks for Food Poisoning

So this came about out of necessity. Recently I (Daniel) came down with good poisoning (just before Christmas). We generally try to be careful but, generally speaking, I have a fairly strong stomach and don’t worry about what I eat too much. With this in mind, I chose to order blue cheese tagliatelle from a… Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Food Poisoning

Asia, Vietnam

Motivation, Travelling, and Illness

We’ve been pretty quiet on here since December. Suddenly it’s almost the end of January, and we’ve travelled out of Cambodia, through Vietnam, and into Hong Kong. So, why the silence? Well, it’s down to a few things. I bet you can guess them from the title of this blog post. Motivation. We aren’t motivated… Continue reading Motivation, Travelling, and Illness

Cambodia, Travel Tips, Year of Travel

5 Things to do in Kampot, Cambodia

Kampot is the sort of place that people rave about. When I read about it I got super excited, because it sounded like a hippie paradise – nothing but yoga, good vegan food, and chill vibes. And it is that, there’s some cool stuff to do beyond visiting Bokor Mountain, but be careful you don’t… Continue reading 5 Things to do in Kampot, Cambodia

Travel Advice, Year of Travel

Planning Vs Going with the Flow

Hard as it is to believe we have now been away on our mega-honeymoon for 73 days! We aren’t sure how much longer we have left, as this all depends on when the money runs out. But, it also highlights the fact that we don’t have a plan. We started this adventure on October 8th… Continue reading Planning Vs Going with the Flow

Cambodia, Travel Tips, Year of Travel

5 Things to do in Siem Reap, Cambodia

The last two points on this list might have you thinking that we didn’t enjoy Siem Reap but, actually, we had a lot of fun here. It is a fairly small city so easy to get around, a little expensive, but also packed full of great places to eat and have a drink with an… Continue reading 5 Things to do in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Asia, Year of Travel

Schrodinger’s Gecko (Or, Travelling with Anxiety)

Before coming away for a long period of time there was a lot to do in preparation. Some of those things were time consuming and annoying, like clearing our house and repainting, and some of those things were expensive, like getting a year of travel insurance. One of those things though, is still difficult. Being… Continue reading Schrodinger’s Gecko (Or, Travelling with Anxiety)

A Snapshot Of..., Asia, Laos, Reviews, Travel Advice, Travel Tips, Year of Travel

5 Things to do in Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane is the capital of Laos. But, unlike most capital cities that you’ll encounter, it feels more like a large town. This is nice for those of you that enjoy walking as, though tuk tuks are readily available, you can walk to pretty much every site worth seeing if you’ve the time and inclination. We… Continue reading 5 Things to do in Vientiane, Laos

Laos, Travel Advice, Year of Travel

Worth the Journey – 4000 Islands, Laos

If you’re reading this it’s possible you’re considering visiting 4000 Islands in Laos. I’m sure you’re already aware that there aren’t any trains in Laos, and that the best way to get around is a bus. You might be in Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, or Vientiane, faced with the option of getting a sleeper bus,… Continue reading Worth the Journey – 4000 Islands, Laos

Laos, Travel Advice, Year of Travel

6 Things to Do in Vang Vieng if You're Over 30

Disclaimer: We're over 30 and we're not into the 'party scene'. You may be under 30 and feel the same way, or in your 50's and love tubing. It's all okay. Vang Vieng was once an incredibly unlikely party town. That was until 2012, when the government shut down tubing, banned too many bars from… Continue reading 6 Things to Do in Vang Vieng if You're Over 30

Laos, Reviews, Travel Advice, Travel Tips, Year of Travel

Above Laos; Sunrise Flight

Vang Vieng is a small town approximately 4 hours north of the Laos capital Vientiane. Once famous among backpackers as a party town, over the years, the party scene has diminished and been replaced by a tourist industry more focused on outdoor activities. The scenery around Vang Vieng is stunning and so it is little… Continue reading Above Laos; Sunrise Flight