Wat Sok Pa Luang – Monks, Massage and Meditation in Vientiane

Wat Sok Pa Luang – Monks, Massage and Meditation in Vientiane

Lots of people we met, and all the information we read online suggested it was only worth spending one day in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, as there aren’t many things to do. Most people tend to use it as an entry point to Laos before moving on to the more...
3 Items of Travel Clothing There’s No Need to Pack

3 Items of Travel Clothing There’s No Need to Pack

Before we set off, we agonised for months over what clothes to pack, researching tirelessly by reading travel blogs on the subject and canvassing opinion from everyone we knew who’d been backpacking in the past. There are so many different versions of “the...
Visit Japan on the Cheap: 5 Useful Budget Travel Tips

Visit Japan on the Cheap: 5 Useful Budget Travel Tips

Japan is one of the most fascinating countries on the planet thanks to its unique skill in effortlessly combining the ultra-modern with the highly traditional. Known the world over for being at the cutting edge of modern technology, it’s also a country still governed...
An Amazing Lan Ha Bay Boat Tour on a Budget

An Amazing Lan Ha Bay Boat Tour on a Budget

We’d been extremely excited about visiting Ha Long Bay and the neighbouring Lan Ha Bay, as many of our friends who’d been had said it was a standout highlight of their trip to Vietnam. The photos we’d seen depicting hundreds of sculpted, jagged...