Why Vietnam should think about renaming itself VietNOM

By | June 23rd, 2014|Vietnam|

I’ve never really been about food, I mean I like food sure, lots of it, specially when it comes to orangina drinks, and yes my palate has increased slightly for the experience of travel. But all that said I could still quite happily live off carbs and dairy forever with little trouble if push came [...]

Kuang Si Waterfalls and Bear Rescue Centre

By | June 26th, 2013|Laos, Photographic Inspiration|

'The Kuang Si Falls' 'Kuang Si waterfalls' 'THE KUANG SI WATERFALLS DAMMIT!' ... scream the good people of Facebook when I ask them what I should get up to whilst in Luang Prabang.  I trust in them and take the plunge, a little skeptical that Kuang Si will in no way be able to [...]

Laos and Cambodia in Video. My Office Escape.

By | May 9th, 2013|Cambodia, Laos, Video|

Laos and Cambodia, two totally awesome countries! Encase this is your first visit to my blog, or if you just haven't passed through in a while, you might not be aware that I recently spent the best part of a month exploring both Laos and Cambodia with my better half. It was a whirlwind trip which involved [...]

A travel blogger interview with Audrey of @thatbackpacker

By | January 14th, 2013|Blogger Interviews|

Woo, first interview of 2013.  The last few weeks have been a bit quiet on the interview front, what with Xmas and new year.  But now we're back and back with a bang I might add.  This weeks interviewee is one part of a blogging super couple well know for their exploits out in Korea. [...]

Black moon parties – whats the deal?

By | December 19th, 2012|Thailand|

Black Moon Parties, whats the deal?  Why do people only seem to care for and blog about Full Moon Parties?  Ok so they're usually on a larger scale, but seriously whats wrong with their less illuminated counter-part? I have never been to a Full Moon Party <<SHOCK>> <<HORROR>> ... I know right, I must be [...]

Polonnaruwa – Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle Part 3

By | December 6th, 2012|Sri Lanka|

Polonnaruwa was the last stop on our weekend tour of the cultural triangle.  Of the 3 sites within the triangle, it was the furthest east and therefore in slightly dodgey grounds.  We were advised that due to the civil war we should only go so far north and so far east, and Polonnaruwa was right on the [...]

A travel industry interview with Ryan (@travelgurugibbo) of AsiaRooms.com

By | November 23rd, 2012|Industry Interviews|

I'm sure i'm not the only one who's fed the f*ck up with these 'congrats, you qualified to host my really sh*t article with no pictures on your site free of charge' type emails.  Urgh, just bore off with you awful attempt at sneaky link building.  Just because I'm a blogger doesn't mean I'm here to be [...]

A travel blogger interview with Dave of @acoupletravler

By | September 24th, 2012|Blogger Interviews|

#RTW - seeing those four characters plastered over twitter every day is agony for the cubicle warriors amongst us who yearn to escape office life.  But, out there somewhere in the mist of all the number crunchers and IT bods are a few brave souls who have the bottle to jack it all in and just go [...]

Sigiriya Rock – climbing a big rock to an ancient fortress

By | August 15th, 2012|Sri Lanka|

In simplest term, Sigiriya is a town with a large stone and ancient rock palace ruin located on the top (Sigiriya Rock).  Located in the Matale District of Central Province.  The nearest city to Sigiriya is Dambulla, which itself is of major significance.  Dambulla forms part of Sri Lanka's cultural triangle. Dambulla – Visit Dambulla’s sacred temple – the Golden Temple [...]

An interview with Laura from @SEA_Backpacker

By | January 27th, 2012|Blogger Interviews|

The SOUTH EAST ASIA BACKPACKER magazine is a bi-monthly (every 2 months), around 20,000 copies are distributed all around southeast Asia in hostels, restaurants etc.  This week I was lucky enough to catch up with Laura from SEABackpacker and she was kinda enough to answer my usual set of questions (thanks Laura), and here's what she [...]