A backpackers guide to trekking in Nepal

Nepal is popularly known as an exquisite trekking destination. Trekking in Nepal is not only thrilling, but also economical. As a backpacking destination it delivers a truly unique and rare travel experience, that is surprisingly under priced considering how much personal satisfaction it delivers. Every year, thousands of people from all around the globe set […]

5 Incredible Must-See Destinations in Southern Africa.

Ever since I visited the region of Southern Africa, I cannot stop raving about the trip.  Why? Because of the raw nature, contrasted with the modern cities, the face-to-face encounter with wild animals, once-in-a-lifetime adventures you can find on every corner, delicious cuisine, the diversity of cultures, and some of the best beaches in the […]

Learning to COPE – Visiting the COPE Centre in Vientiane, Laos

Learning to COPE! The COPE Centre in Vientiane was not on the top of my list of attractions to visit in Laos. In fact, I had never heard of it before arriving in Vientiane. The Laos PDR capital is often just seen as a short visa stop over for many travellers heading towards Thailand, Vietnam […]

Backpacking in India: The Land of Colours

  India, unraveling the mystery… India is more than just a land or a country. It’s a place where the mystery unfolds itself slowly and gradually in its own unique way!  It’s a land which tells you that it will take more than just a few visits to unravel the enigma and charm it’s wrapped […]

The Best Travel Advice We’ve Ever Been Given

Experience is the best teacher. If you don’t have your own, borrow from others learning. Any advice is always better than no advice, and coming from an experienced soul, be sure it will have something for you to take from. Listed below are some of the best travel advice we’ve ever come across, from the […]

A Volunteers Diary: Perhentian Islands, Malaysia.

  As we bounced over the crashing, inky blue waves our pale faces scrunched up like old newspaper, trying to avoid the sight of the stormy sea ahead, with horizontal sea spray lashing at us, we quivered as the boat rose higher into the air while we instilled all of our trust in a rather […]

Simple budgeting tips for backpackers travelling through Asia

  Setting a budget whilst travelling long-term can seem like a daunting task. It is one of those decisions where you have to work out how much you have to spend, where you’re going to travel to, and what activities you want like to do. The bonus about backpacking through Asia is that it can […]

Backpackers in Iceland the Land of Fire and Ice

  After living in the tropics for a year I yearned for a day that I could escape the heat and humidity. To once more feel the cool air on my face and exchange the modern concrete landscape that is Singapore, for a landscape so unique and beautiful that it has etched its’ mark on […]

Some tips to remember while travelling in South East Asia

Some quick tips to remember while travelling in South East Asia or other ASIAN countries… I’m sure most of you have heard about the ‘Malaysian mountain scandal’ by now. Where a group of over enthusiastic backpackers had a naked photo-shoot on top of one of Borneo’s most sacred locations. This unfortunately led to not only […]

What is Ethical Elephant Tourism in Asia?

Ethical elephant tourism in Asia Did you know elephants are highly sensitive and unique creatures and they are deeply social and receptive creatures? Their ears and tusks act as highly sensitive, vibration and sonar receptors that are crucial for migrations through forests and mountainous terrains. Truly magnificent!  In the wild they can usually live for […]