NOVEMBER – A NEW WAY OF DOING THINGS

November is finally here! This year is going so fast, and it’s bizarre to think I’ve been travelling for exactly 6 months today. Now, I’ve been useless with my blog lately. Apologies about that. I could say I’ve been having too much fun, but I’d be lying. I’ve been too busy working, then being too…

NEW YOUTUBE VIDEO

Head over to my YouTube channel to see my latest video from my week in Hong Kong. Shot on my GoPro Hero 4 and my Samsung S6. Check out there video here:

8 MYTHS ABOUT BACKPACKING

I heard so many stories before I left for my first backpacking adventure, and so many people were telling me assumptions rather than facts. I’ve even met people that those assumptions have put them off from going backpacking. Here’s a few I heard before going, and they turned out to just be myths: Going backpacking…

IN PICTURES: LONG NECK KAREN TRIBE

During my most recent visit to Thailand, I managed to head North, and visit a tribe that I first read about a few years ago and have wanted to visit ever since. I was in Chiang Mai, and had the chance visit the tribe, which were based near Chiang Rai, near the border of Laos…

THE LITTLE THINGS YOU’LL MISS BACK HOME, WHILE TRAVELLING

There are a few things you expect to miss while travelling, such as family, friends and loved ones in general. But while travelling, you’ll soon learn to appreciate the little things back home and it’s those little things that you’ll miss, and crave on a daily basis. Some of them come as a surprise, and…

BACKPACK OR SUITCASE?

One of the great debates before you go travelling, backpack or suitcase. I’ve tried both and there are strengths and weaknesses for both, depending what kind of travelling you’re doing. Suitcase First time I went travelling to Thailand, I had every intention of using a backpack. Did very little research, and went for a 60l…

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,…

10 LESSONS YOU’LL LEARN WHILE TRAVELLING

Everyone says before you go travelling, that it will change you….they ain’t kidding! You’ll not realise it while travelling, but when you get home and go back to people you’ve spent most of your life with, you’ll soon realise how much you’ve actually changed. You’ll learn a few lessons about yourself and about others, and they’re…