Stunning Halong Bay

A Little Bit of Luxury on Halong Bay

Halong Bay, a place that conjures images of towering limestone giants, remote floating fishing villages and traditional Vietnamese junk boats sailing elegantly amongst it all. It was somewhere that inspired us ...
This isn't Gordon but possibly a distant relative

How a Gecko Cost Us $110

All long term travellers have stories to tell about misplacing or breaking belongings during their time on the road. The number one item that bites the dust is probably sunglasses due to a variety of mishaps that occur whilst lugging your life around in a back...
Buddhist statues on Mount Phousi

Laos Round-Up

We made the deliberate choice to stick fairly firmly to the tourist trail in Laos. We wanted an easy few weeks and made the decision to primarily stay in only 3 areas during nearly a whole month. Laos is a beau...
Maddie Deaton Rarotonga

How 12 Months of Travel Has Changed Me

We never set out on this trip to ‘find ourselves’ or have some sort of profound spiritual experience, we simply wanted to experience different cultures, see some amazing sights and above all else - have a great...
The impressive karats which overlook Vang Vieng

The Two Faces of Vang Vieng in 2013

I read this post well over a year ago when we were researching about where to go in South East Asia. Upon reading about Vang Vieng my exact words were “that looks like my own personal hell, not a chance we’re going there”. I completely understand that everyone...