THAILAND DIARY: KOH PHI PHI – PART TWO: BUCKETS

Catch up with part 1 here.  We’d arrived at our hostel on the island of Koh Phi Phi. We had picked a hostel called Stones, which is on the back of the island, right on the beach. I’d been recommended this by a few friends, who said it was cheap, right on the beach, and…

THAILAND DIARY: KOH PHI PHI – PART ONE: ARRIVAL

We arrived in Krabi, and decided to head across to Koh Phi Phi for a few days. We had been before on a day trip, when previously travelling around Thailand, but this time we actually wanted to see what the island had to offer and explore it a little more. We ended up going to…

THE WORST TRAVEL ADVICE FOR A BACKPACKER

I’ve heard it all, and it’s usually from those who have never been backpacking, or one of these people that think because they’ve been backpacking a few months, they know all there is to know. Everyone is different. What you enjoy, others will hate. Bare that in mind. I’ve been recommended some hostels that are…

HOW TO BUDGET FOR THAILAND

One thing I get asked a lot is how to budget for certain countries, and the truth is, everyone will spend their money differently, and want a different experience. Therefore it’s hard to say take and spend this amount, because some will spend less, some will spend more. The good news about Thailand is that…

HOW TO RESEARCH YOUR TRAVELS

It’s always nice to go somewhere new, different and off the beaten track. But it may not be as easy as just booking a flight and going. Before I travel anywhere, I always do some research. I look where to stay, where to eat, what to do, and see what other peoples experiences have been….

5 THINGS YOU MUST TAKE WITH YOU TRAVELLING

So you know you definitely need clothes and shoes, but it can be tricky trying to think of what else you may need while away. Most people overpack the first time they go travelling, I certainly did! But there are also things that I took, that I never regretted, and was actually really grateful for…

8 REASONS WHY THAILAND SHOULD BE ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

Thailand, aka the land of smiles. Well known with backpackers, but also a popular holiday destination for those looking for a temporary getaway. This is one of the reasons it puts a lot of people off from visiting Thailand, and it really shouldn’t. Here are some reasons why Thailand should be on your bucket list,…

REVIEW: KHAO SAN ROAD

If you’ve been backpacking, or currently backpacking, chances are you’ve visited Khao San Road. Well known with backpackers, it’s a popular spot for people to start their backpacking journeys. Flights to Bangkok are pretty cheap, especially compared to other parts of Asia. And with internal flights in Asia starting at just £20, it’s not hard…

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE BACKPACKING

There are a few important things that I learnt before I went backpacking that came very handy and a few things I learnt during my travels that I wish I knew before I went. If you’re planning to go backpacking and want to get the most from your experience, and more importantly, enjoy it, it’s…