A guide to Jakarta, the surprisingly beautiful and interesting capital of Indonesia!

After being in Manila directly before coming to Jakarta, a city we had mixed feelings about, somewhere over crowded with traffic, poverty, inequality, grime and crime, we expected much the same in Jakarta. Though there were shades of similarities, being huge sprawling cities with unregulated development, traffic jams and chaos, we found Jakarta to be

Ultimate Backpacking Gear List: Our Southeast Asia Packing List for Beginners! Everything You Need For An Amazing Trip!

Preparing for backpacking can be a stressful time before setting off on the adventure of a lifetime. Your first time heading off backpacking can be a time of so many questions with so many unknowns about surviving travelling long term with just the bag on your back! But fear not, it does get easier and

Vegetarian Japanese Food That Will Blow Your Mind: The Best Dishes to Try on Your Trip to Japan!

When people think of Japanese food, they typically think of either sushi or rice. It’s understandable since both are practically foodie mascots of the country. But believe it or not, Japan has a wealth of different cuisine, including vegetarian. You wouldn’t think to look for these dishes, but they exist. Everything ranging from appetizers to

Backpacking in Manila: A Guide to the Crazy Capital of The Philippines

We’ve travelled all around the world, to some of the planets largest and busiest cities, but nothing quite prepares you for Manila. The capital of The Philippines is chaotic, overwhelming, intimidating and bigger than you can comprehend. Crossing the city takes hours, the traffic is exhausting, the poverty of the local people is so plain

Totaranui to Separation Point: The Best Abel Tasman Day Hike Without Using Water Taxis & Realising Why Experiences Are More Important Than Material Possessions.

For us we’ve always been of the opinion that experiences are more valuable than material possessions, I mean, we did give up our house and most of our “stuff” to go travel around the world for 3 years and counting! But there are times when you are acutely reminded of this, experiences that are just

How to Plan a Trip to Greece on a Budget: Experience this Beautiful Country Without Breaking the Bank!

If you are looking to experience exceptional cuisine, an intriguing history, and beautiful surroundings during a holiday abroad, you should look no further than Greece. There is a misconception that a getaway to Greece can be expensive. However, there are many ways you can reduce your expenditure without compromising on your enjoyment. To ensure you