Exploring Vietnam’s central highlands on a motorbike and discovering the amazing Dalat Waterfalls!

Heading up to DaLat from Mui Ne the real adventure on our motorbikes was to begin, after being underwhelmed with the touristy coastal town we were ready for a real look into what makes Vietnam so special. Taking the winding mountain roads across lush green landscapes, riding through tiny villages and of course enjoying the beautiful […]

Discovering the real Vietnam with Jack Tran tours. An insight into the lives of the Fishermen, Rice farmers and War veterans on an unforgettable day!

One of the things we love to do whilst travelling is interacting with local people, hearing their stories and getting to know their way of life. Sometimes though it can feel hard to break down the barriers of culture, language and suspicion that can prevent us from really getting below the surface of a country […]

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 […]

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 […]

Month 2 in Asia (Month 6 backpacking over all), A crazy month filled with culture, history, celebrations and being threatened off a 7 year old with a needle! Random indeed!

So, now it is time for our second month in Asia and it feels like its gone so much faster than the last one! But in truth this isn’s a full month. We like to split these posts up roughly monthly but also stop them at each country. So this month we include our time […]

Visiting the wonderful Pandas in Chengdu, a look into the lives of these beautiful, funny and charming endangered animals!

For years visiting this place has been on our bucket list. Seeing these wonderful and clumsy creatures in a place as close as possible to the wild was a dream. To see them being so well looked after, protected and eventually prepared for the wild was the most rewarding element of the day. But seeing […]

Oasis Capsule Hostel Siem Reap: A new concept bringing serenity to this party town and hope for local people.

Having stayed in many hostels up to this point, and most of them being dorms, if there is one thing we all value it is privacy. But sometimes that comes with a cost, curtains create barriers to socialising and privates can block out all but essential interaction. But here at Oasis Capsules they seem to […]