Langkawi, Malaysia: Well, we all have to have the cheesy 'jumping in the sunset' picture, and this was mine.

5 reasons travelling alone is the best

1. You get to go where you want Seriously, whether you wanna go visit a local festival or the local McDonald's - you can do anything and everything your heart desires! (Budget and time-constraint dependant of course!) 2. You get to talk to and hang out with who you want This is a biggie, for me … Continue reading 5 reasons travelling alone is the best

Koh Phi Phi, Thailand: A day at sea and on stunning beaches (The Beach beach anyone?), and we hopped back on our boat to to go and do some night-swimming in the ocean. But before that, this dramatic sunset happened. It's not half bad, eh?

Favourite photos of sunsets

As with many travellers, sunset is a time to sit and ponder the beauty all around, bathed in a warm glow, whilst the heat of the day has lessened slightly. So here are my favourite photos from my trip in Asia, and a couple from my recent holiday in Croatia thrown in for good measure. … Continue reading Favourite photos of sunsets

One of the 2 buildings Baba cafe had

Top Five places I stayed in Asia

I travelled 8 countries in 4 months, and these were the top 5 places I stayed and why. All had free wifi in the communal areas and in some of the dorms - always good to know! Some did food, some didn't.  Mad Monkey - Siem Reap, Kampot, Koh Rong Samloem, Phnom Penh, Cambodia This … Continue reading Top Five places I stayed in Asia

Hostel buddy Stuart and the 2 cheeky cleaners from our dorm in Phnom Penh in Cambodia

How To Make Friends in a Hostel

If you are traveling alone or with others, it's likely that you will, at some point, become friendly with others along the way. For some, this is easy, for others - particularly at the start of a trip - not so much. So here are some tips you can use to help 'break the ice' … Continue reading How To Make Friends in a Hostel

Travel Blog: India, Goa – Rest, Relaxation and Reggae

Written 21st Jan, Arambol Beach, Goa, India So we are just checking out after nearly a week of playing in the sun and the sand. Before getting into that, a quick update in being in India in general. We got to Delhi at about lunch time with no plan of what to do or where to … Continue reading Travel Blog: India, Goa – Rest, Relaxation and Reggae