Visiting the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields of Choeung Ek & The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum at S-21

How to describe such a place, such a heavy day. I remember upon returning to the hostel after what has to be one of the most intense, moving and overwhelming days of my life at Choeung Ek Phnom Penh. I felt drained to the core, my head was throbbing and my stomach churning with the

Discovering the floating village of Kampong Khleang and the local way of life, Cambodia

After visiting Angkor and the amazing temples of Siem Reap you might be wondering what else there is to do in the small city. The temples might dominate most visitors agendas and indeed the majority of their time here, and rightly so, but if you want to escape the flashing lights of Pub Street and

Stepping into the lost world of Cambodia: Exploring the ancient Angkor Wat temples

When most people think of Cambodia the first image that comes to mind is the beautiful ancient temples of Angkor, and rightly so! The countries most popular sight and a staple on nearly everyone’s bucket lists, it was the place we had dreamt of visiting when we put plans in motion to come to wonderful

Off the beaten track Bangkok: Visiting the Airplane Graveyard & almost getting syringed by a 7 year old!

You probably know by now that we have this weird obsession with abandoned places and also generally dodgy locations within nice cities, we just have some sort of tentus-wish I guess! So after managing to see some quite amazing places in Eastern Europe, getting our Urban Exploration on and seeing some of the most strange,

The castles and fortresses of the South Caucasus

Mysterious ancient castles and fortresses, which have preserved the atmosphere of bygone history, have always been a great interest for tourists. Today we’ll tell about some of the most famous fortresses of two beautiful countries of the South Caucasus, Georgia and Armenia. Khertvisi The ancient fortress Khertvisi is located on a high rocky hill on

A quiet day at the hostel that ended in us applying for a vietnamese Visa, seeing the Amazing temples on the canal boats and getting a traditional Thai Tattoo on Khao San Road: Another crazy day backpacking in Bangkok!

Sometimes when you are out travelling you just have these days where everything seems to happen in one even though you kind of didn’t plan any of it. Some cities are also just so ready to suck you in and produce one of the insane days, a Bangkok might just be the top of that

Hong Kong on a budget: How to still enjoy this amazing city as a backpacker!

Hong Kong has been high on the list for many years, but being half the world away and famously costing a fortune to visit has put us off in the past. But being in the region after travelling through China for a month we had the perfect opportunity to pass through and see this wonderful

Bangkok for first timers: How to make the most of your first time in this crazy city!

Bangkok is a city we had dreamt of visiting for years, the heart of Thailand and a huge metropolis with so much to see, both old and new. Since my parents told me of their adventures here in 1987 this far off Asian city has been so high on my list! But with expectations comes

Leaping 36ft into a narrow cavern, ziplining over a turquoise lake and abseiling 100ft over a waterfall: Canyoning in Dalat, Vietnam!

In truth one of the main reasons we were excited to come to Vietnam was for the canyoning, mentioned by almost everyone who has visited as some of the best in the world. We made a beeline on our bikes into the central Highlands of Vietnam and towards the beautiful mountain town of Dalat to

Another side to Hong Kong: Hiking the Dragon’s back ridge 龍脊 and heading to the beach!

We have always wanted to visit Hong Kong, hearing stories of my parents far eastern adventures here the year before I was born had always been an inspiration for me wanting to spread my wings further into this region. The huge bustling city reminded us so much of our beloved New York, but also had

Climbing in Yangshuo, a new way to experience our favourite passion!

After a month backpacking around China there were many things we missed about being back home, of course, we were on the adventure of a lifetime, but nothing quite beats heading out at the weekend to clamber around on some rocks… well, if you are us anyway! We made sure to pack our climbing boots

A guide to the Guilin area of China: Yangshuo, Xingping and beyond!

As we travelled through China we heard more and more about Guilin China, that this place was a must do, an adventure lovers paradise and the most friendly of all the Eastern China regions. Being adrenaline junkies, outdoor enthusiasts and generally having a passion for mountains we knew we had to make the time to

Two days exploring the peaks, rivers and farms of wonderful Xingping & Yangshuo via bikes, boats and boots!

The town of Yanghuo and the village of Xingping China sit in the stunning limestone karst peaks of the Guangxi province of Southern China. This dramatic landscape is punctuated by the rivers of the Yuling and Li, where Cormorant Fisherman still ply their trade on Bamboo rafts, rice paddies and traditional farming technique dominate local life and adventure