Koh Chang wasn’t an island we originally intended to visit, but because all of the islands further south were being battered by a tropical storm we went in search of the sun. There isn’t heaps to do here, but it’s perfect to recuperate for a few days. Continue reading Unexpected paradise on Koh Chang
Visually Ho Chi Minh was quite different to what I had imagined. I don’t know what exactly I pictured, but after spending a few weeks travelling down Vietnam I didn’t expect to see a skyline dominated by skyscrapers in a city so modern and developed, more so than Hanoi and rivalling even Bangkok. Continue reading Backpacking Vietnam: last stop, Ho Chi Minh City
Hoi An is definitely one of the prettiest places we’ve seen on our travels so far. The quaint yellow streets of the Old Town are lit up by silk lanterns every night, and colourful wooden boats sail along the river all day. Continue reading Washed away in Hoi An, Vietnam
The first thing I thought stepping out of our taxi from the airport was that Hanoi was absolute madness. We arrived at night but the streets everywhere were lined with people, outnumbered by the thousands of mopeds bobbing and weaving their way through the mayhem. Continue reading Hello, Hanoi!
Thailand’s Northern capital Chiang Mai boasts the best of both worlds; all the perks of a bustling, lively city, whilst still retaining some of the laid-back charm of its neighbour Pai. Here are some of our favourite (and least favourite) things we discovered during our time there. Continue reading Chilled-out Chiang Mai
Pai is a tiny town in Northern Thailand, about three hours’ drive from Chiang Mai. It’s a heavenly hippy community hidden between the mountains, and it’s impossible to visit without getting drawn into the free-spirited Pai lifestyle. Continue reading Nice as Pai
Tokyo is the one place I’ve wanted to go more than anywhere for my whole life, so there was a lot of pressure on this visit. My expectations were extremely high, meaning there was definite potential for disappointment. Continue reading 5 Days in Tokyo