Heading to Cat Ba island and doing amazing Ha Long bay on a backpacker budget! (Plus spending a night in the hospital!)

After spending 7 long weeks in Vietnam on motorbikes we both loved at hated this country! We had had the best and the worst of times here, some amazing adventures and some hard and gruelling days. Before leaving there was time for just one last exploration. We were in two minds whether to bother with

Staying with a local tribal family in a bamboo house in Yen Bai, Vietnam. A true off the beaten track adventure made possible by our motorbikes!

After initially being underwhelmed by Hanoi after our 2000 mile and 6 week journey from Saigon we knew we needed to get back on the bikes. Riding through some of the most isolated and authentic areas of Vietnam had spoilt us in many ways, leaving us craving that adventure once again. Heading up to the

Hanoi: Not love at first sight, but city that grew on us over time to eventually feel like home!

After reading so many glowing reports on Hanoi we were looking forward to hitting the city after an almost 2000 miles journey from the chaos of Saigon on our bikes. Finally completing our original challenge of riding through Vietnam from one major city to the other it felt like a strange mixture of emotions rolling

5 Amazing Things to do in Queenstown for Free

“The adventure awaits” is a commonly used phrase by travel websites and blogs when encouraging people to travel to Queenstown, New Zealand. It’s true, too–Queenstown is one of the world’s premier adventure towns  because there are few places that produce as much excitement and adrenaline. In Queenstown, there’s incredible nightlife, bungee jumping, downhill luge, ziplining,