Chiang Rai, Thailand

Five years after planning my first trip to East Asia, today I finally made it to a place I never managed to get to. I have long been in awe of the architectural wonder that is the White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) in Chiang Rai, and to finally see it in person was an experience … More Chiang Rai, Thailand

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Tips on East Asian Currencies & Managing Money While Travelling

This installment of the travel tips section of my YouTube channel – which you can subscribe to here – is all about how to navigate the many currencies of East and Southeast Asia. I also give my two cents on the benefits and drawbacks of carrying cash versus using your personal bank card or prepaid … More Tips on East Asian Currencies & Managing Money While Travelling

2 Weeks in Sri Lanka – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

Last summer I spent two weeks of my summer travelling around Sri Lanka whilst collaborating with hotels and restaurants across the country. I used the public transport system and local drivers to visit six different locations in my thirteen full days there, seeing everything from the Indian Ocean from Mirissa’s beaches to elephants in Yala … More 2 Weeks in Sri Lanka – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

Siem Reap to Phnom Penh

You can find out more about travelling around Southeast Asia, including information on visas and crossing borders, on my YouTube channel by clicking here. Once you cross any of the respective borders into Cambodia, travelling around the country is easy, cheap and convenient. Most hotels in the larger tourist destinations provide transfers at the going … More Siem Reap to Phnom Penh

3 Weeks in Thailand – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

This post contains sponsored content. I’ve had the pleasure of travelling to Thailand several times in the last few years. In 2015, on my first backpacking trip, I spent around two weeks in the country as a stop between Cambodia and Malaysia and this past summer I spent an entire month dedicated to travelling through … More 3 Weeks in Thailand – Costs, Itinerary and Getting Around

Bangkok to Chiang Mai

There are several ways to travel between Chiang Mai and Bangkok, but if you’re backpacking and on a budget then it’s probably best if you take the overnight sleeper train or an overnight bus. Not only will this mean you don’t waste any of your days travelling, but you combine the cost of transport with saving the cost of … More Bangkok to Chiang Mai