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 […]