Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

As Vietnam’s two largest cities, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are almost two thousand kilometers apart and 31 hours by car. If you saw my recent post on East Asian travel visas – if not you can see it here – you’ll know it will be worth your while to stay in Vietnam for a short … More Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

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Ao Nang, Thailand

I’ve travelled to Ao Nang twice over the last few years, on both occasions as a stop between travelling between East and Western Thailand. On my first visit to Southeast Asia in 2015, we stopped in Ao Nang halfway through our ten week trip as a way to regroup and relax. When exploring the islands … More Ao Nang, Thailand

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

My Year in Travel

This post contains sponsored content. For my last post of 2018, I’ve teamed up with www.LatestDeals.co.uk to look back on my last year in travel. Their website has deals on everything from books to video games, but for my readers I thought it would be great to point out their travel section which offers special … More My Year in Travel

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

Bangkok to Phuket

I’ve already written a post on how to travel from Bangkok to the East Coast islands here, but for this installment of my Thailand series I’ll be explaining the cheapest and quickest ways to travel to the West Coast towards Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Ao Nang and Krabi Town. All around Phuket there are both … More Bangkok to Phuket

Bangkok to Siem Reap

I’ve read countless horror stories about the international journey from Bangkok to Siem Reap. The border crossing at Poi Pet is infamous for its touts and scam artists, but I can’t help but feel it’s been painted in an extremely bad light and that if you have your wits about you and do your research, then … More Bangkok to Siem Reap