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Saigon CIty Vietnam

What to do with 3 days in Saigon

Got 3 days in Saigon? Wondering what you should do here? At first glance, the city can be overwhelming. However, if you take a deep breath and dive in – there is much to love about this bustling South East Asian hub. While officially named Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon, as it is most commonly […]

Yasaka Pagoda and Sannen Zaka Street in the Morning, Kyoto, Japan

2 Days in Kyoto – Itinerary and Tips

Only got 2 days to explore Kyoto? Don’t worry we have put together this itinerary to help you find the best things to do in Kyoto and the easiest way to see a good mix of sites in just 48 hours. Why you should visit Kyoto Japan is well known for being a country that […]


First Time Tokyo Travel Tips

Our Toyko travel tips are designed to help a first-time visitor plan a hassle-free week in this bustling metropolis. While there are endless sights, sounds and tastes awaiting you it can be a little overwhelming on your first visit, so we have shared what we think you need to know to get the most out […]


Multi-day Hiking Trails to Test Your Legs.

If you have thought about doing a long hike but not sure if you are up to it these multi-day hikes are a great way to get a feel for distance walking. I asked some of my blogging mates to share their favourite walks with us to inspire us to lace up the hiking shoes […]

Cambodia Phnom Penh Waterfront

3 Days in Phnom Penh Cambodia

Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, is often seen as a stopover point. Most visitors only touch down en route to Siem Reap, and then only often for a day. We want to show you why you should stay longer. Why you should spend more than a day in Phnom Penh At very first glance, […]


Street Art in Asia

When we travel we love spending time checking out the local street art. In some cities, it almost jumps off the walls at you and in other places you need to do some hunting but wherever you go the subjects featured can tell you a lot about the culture and politics of the place. We […]

Friendly? Cow on the beach at Otres Beach Cambodia

Should you visit Sihanoukville?

Sihanoukville on the Gulf of Thailand is known for Cambodia’s most beautiful beaches; however, in recent years it has made headlines for developing a bit of a sleazy party scene and for the ever-increasing numbers of foreign-owned casinos being built on the waterfront. These conflicting views leave many people, including us, wondering if Sihanoukville is […]

Phnom Penh Sunset Cambodia

Planning a trip to Cambodia

From visas to currency, the weather, to what to pack, we share everything we learnt from research and experience all on one page to help you plan a stress-free visit to Cambodia. How to plan your first visit to Cambodia Cambodia is a country with an abundance of natural beauty, but it is also a place […]

Hanoi Lake Red Bridge

What we loved about Hanoi

We loved so many things about Hanoi from the crazy streets to the amazing food but here are the five of the best things in Hanoi that have stuck in our memories. 1. Early morning walks around the Hoan Kiem Lake Hoan Kiem Lake acts as the centre of relaxation for the residents of this hectic […]

Halong Bay Vietnam

A Two Day Cruise on Halong Bay

We travelled from Hanoi at the end of October to cruise Halong Bay. We chose a two-day cruise on Ba Tu Long Ba and totally loved it.