‘Where are you from?’ she asked. ‘England’ I replied. ‘England’ she repeated, a wave of concentration crossing her face. ‘I’m sorry’ she said, her expression moving from blank to curious, ‘I don’t know where that is’.
Bolivia has enough idiosyncrasies to drive you mad but the challenge is all part of the experience in this country. It was an unexpected highlight of our travels through South America – here’s 10 things you need to know about Bolivia before you go…
I became a millionaire! But was unable to check my online bank account. Here are 5 things you should know before you go to Laos.
This guide has everything you need to know to survive the Hua Shan mountain hike, reputedly the world’s most dangerous hike. Much of the climb is over narrow paths carved into steep mountain ridges and it’s rumoured that as many as 100 people die per year climbing it. But we weren’t deterred and you shouldn’t be either, the views from the top were out of this world and you just have to see them for yourself!
Ever fancied doing a trek in the rainy season in Laos? It was definitely an experience. Camping in the jungle in the pouring rain and crossing a fast flowing waist deep river. Would we do it again? Absolutely. Check out our experience of adventure trekking in Luang Namtha!
Always putting off your travel dreams? Read this.
Crossing the Thai-Laos border & unsure which route to take? We’d recommend the First Friendship Bridge & a stop off in beautiful Nong Khai. We loved Nong Khai & here’s why!
What next? Once you’ve caught up with your friends and family and have realised nothing really changes, what do you do? Can things change?
As naive Brits who had never applied for a visa in our lives, we learnt some valuable lessons when trying to gain entry to China.