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

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

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 Once famous among backpackers as a party town, over the years, the party scene has diminished and been replaced by a tourist industry more focused on outdoor activities.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

Laos, Travel Advice, Year of Travel

Luang Prabang – How to hit the highlights in 3 days

So you've got 3 days in Luang Prabang, Laos? Perfect, because that's enough time to see all the good stuff and chill out. Here are some highlights - which days you fit them into is up to you! Food Budget: Head to the night-market, you can't miss it. There's a specific alleyway for food, and… Continue reading Luang Prabang – How to hit the highlights in 3 days

Thailand, Travel Advice, Year of Travel

Lopburi – Monkey City

On our way north from Bangkok to Chiang Mai we stopped at Ayutthaya and then moved on to Lopburi. Similarly to Ayutthaya, Lopburi is one of Thailands’ ancient capitals and contains ruins, museums and markets which all make it well worth a visit. This being said, it is also known colloquially as “monkey city” and,… Continue reading Lopburi – Monkey City

Thailand, Travel Advice, Year of Travel

Being Polite in Asia

Asia is unlike Europe and the US in many ways. This may seem like an obvious statement, but it's important to educate ourselves on how behaviour needs to change in different cultures, so as not to offend locals. It might be normal to argue with voice raised in the western world, or indeed, to show… Continue reading Being Polite in Asia

Blogging, Lithuania, Travel Advice, Travel Tips, Turkey, UK

2019 – A year of invisibility, marriage and travel.

  2019 – The quietest year on the blog, the busiest year in our personal lives. In the last two and a half years working on the travel blog and Instagram account has been a huge focus. It started off easy. We had years of travel under our belts, masses of information just waiting to… Continue reading 2019 – A year of invisibility, marriage and travel.