Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan is undoubtedly one of the places I most looked forward to when planning our trip. An untouched ancient city in the middle of Myanmar (Burma), it’s home to thousands upon thousands of temples spanning centuries of construction. In the summer months you can hot air balloon over the temples at sunset and sunrise, hire … More Bagan, Myanmar

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Budapest, Hungary

This post contains sponsored content. Budapest has the perfect balance of both Central and Eastern Europe that makes it unique, intriguing and always leave me wanting to return. During our 5 week trip through Europe last summer, we used Budapest and Vienna as transitional stops between the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe. The first time we visited was in … More Budapest, Hungary

European Landmarks

Travel in Europe can be expensive enough before you even begin to consider what landmarks to visit. As young people and students, we’re entitled to so many unadvertised discounts and freebies. I’ve done the research before visiting some popular tourist attractions and wrote about them more in depth on the individual post for each location but in this … More European Landmarks

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

In a hungover stupor we slept in too late to catch the last bus from Hanoi, meaning we had to get the train from there to Haiphong. The train cost only £2 each and had exceptional views of the countryside. Paddies followed by paddies followed by paddies. It was such a beautiful, unintended way of … More Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Travelling as a couple

After two and a half years together, Paul and I have done our fair share of travelling together. Together we have walked on the Great Wall of China, canoed through Ha Long Bay and strolled through the opulent rooms of Versailles. We have also been lost together in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, been told our … More Travelling as a couple

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh was painless, taking 7 hours exactly with two half hour stops. Our hotel, Hotel Zing, is located two streets along from the bus terminus and opposite the city’s central market. Costing £15 per night, it’s immaculate and undoubtedly the best shower I’ve had in Asia – combined … More Phnom Penh, Cambodia