The Amazing Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang Slow Boat: Thailand to Laos.

Backpacking around South East Asia is an amazing adventure, travelling through amazingly diverse landscapes and from country to country like a true explorer. When we discovered the amazing, picturesque and beautiful adventure that is the Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang slow boat we knew we had to do it. We always like to add to the adventure

The Ultimate 3 Day Penang Itinerary: What To Do In Penang In 3 days. A Guide to this Beautiful & Historic Town in Malaysia.

Malaysia, as we’ve waxed lyrical before about, became one of our favourite countries in South East Asia. The amount of diversity within the culture, landscape, architecture and activities on offers across the two halves of the country are unrivalled. From the bustling capital of Kuala Lumpur to the rolling hillsides of the tea plantations of

A 3 day Camping Trip on Great Ocean Road: The Best Way to Take in the Incredible Australian Coast

One of the highlights of our year spent in Australia and our 7 months living in Melbourne has to be The Great Ocean Road, an icon of not just Victoria but of Australia in general and something people flock from the other side of the world to experience. Living in Melbourne has meant we’ve been

El Nido Island Hopping: Unbelievable Turquoise Waters to the Awe Inspiring Big Lagoon and Hidden Beaches of Palawan, Philippines!

El Nido, on the island of Palawan in the Philippines is paradise on earth! Crystal clear warm turquoise waters, amazing limestone formations, pristine secret beaches, hidden lagoons and perfect weather! No wonder after 9 months backpacking we couldn’t wait to drop our bags and hop straight onto one of the traditional wooden boats and sail

A Guide to the Isolated Island of Coron and It’s Many Beautiful Islands, Lagoons, Wrecks and Beaches, Philippines.

Most people have gathered by now that the Philippines is paradise, though there does seem to be some out there that still need a little convincing of this. Sure it’s not Thailand or The Seychelles, but that’s a good thing! Here on the small and unassuming island of Coron off the northern end of the

The Ultimate 3 weeks in Vietnam Itinerary, A Complete Guide To This Amazing Country!

Vietnam is a country of wild contrasts from beautiful golden sandy beaches to rugged mountainous terrain. It’s long and slender shape might seem easy to cover in a short amount of time, but with questionable transport, an ever changing landscape and so many possible stopping off points you can easily find yourself here a lot

How to Get from El Nido to Coron: A Guide for the Coron to El Nido ferry, Philippines

The tiny island of Coron off the north end of Palawan might seem quite remote and hard to get to. However for such a small and unassuming place the sheer beauty that can be found here means many flock to its turquoise waters and powder white sand beaches for a slice of paradise! However, depending

How to get to the paradise islands of Java, Bali, Lombok and the Gilis in Indonesia

Travelling between the islands of Indonesia is pretty easy with most of the most visited being close enough to comfortably take the ferry. However there are many options and booking them can be confusing and often the most irritating part of the journey is organising transport once on the island as public transport in Indonesia

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

Wink Hostel Singapore: The Perfect Hostel For Flashpackers Combining Boutique Style, Social Atmosphere & Perfect Location

Finding a hostel in Singapore can be a nightmare! You’ve been in Southeast Asia for a while, swanning around the region without a care in the world, rocking up to incredible boutique hostels and shelling out less that it would cost you for a pint back home for the night! Life is good when being

Backpacking in London: A Guide to Visiting London As A Backpacker

London, like Sydney and Auckland for British Backpackers is ground zero for those backpacking around the UK and quite often those on working Holiday Visas from Australia. It can be an expensive place to visit but the countless unique experiences that greet the 30 million international visitors each year are well worth the cost. It’s

The Ultimate Melbourne 5 Day Itinerary: The Best Places to Visit in Melbourne & Day Trips

Most of our readers will know how much we love Melbourne, after living here for 9 months we consider it our second home and home to settle down there in the future. It’s such an energetic, historic and diverse city that has everything from amazing food, gold rush era architecture, world class street art and

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

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Adventure Activities to do Whilst Travelling!

Travelling… it opens us up to new challenges and experiences and for our adventure world travel experience is all about trying new things! It pushes us out of our comfort zone and gives us endless opportunities to tick off all those crazy bucket list dreams in stunning surroundings. What better time to try out a