Now, although Shanghai isn’t the capital of China (that honour goes to Beijing) it’s actually the biggest in all of China – this coupled with its reputation as being a financial hub and a global city, make Shanghai the perfect place to begin (or indeed, end) your trip to China. The city has pretty much … Continue Reading

There is a reason that Kyoto is one of Japan’s top cities for us travellers to visit. There’s so much to do in this amazing city and the surrounding area that it can seem overwhelming, but don’t worry, with a little bit of planning, lots of energy, and an explorer’s spirit you’ll fit in everything … Continue Reading

Japan is a pretty incredible country to explore; from scaling the beautiful Mount Fuji, it’s smaller and picturesque islands and its vast cities that are just amazing for us travellers to explore. After our recent trip to Japan, my hunger to go back has increased ten fold! It really is a special country that has … Continue Reading

I Like to think of myself as a kind of ‘glass half full’ kinda guy. I endeavour to see the silver linings in mistakes and the possibilities to learn that comes from having negative experiences. That being said, some things are just what they say on the tin. Negative. I’ve struggled to write this post … Continue Reading

Cambodia is a gorgeous country, with so many beautiful places to experience it can hard to nail your trip down to one area (and why should you). It’s a country filled with the most breathtaking countryside, amazing temples and enough yummy food to fill any rumbling tummy… but don’t forget about the cities, too! Unlike … Continue Reading

Formerly known as Saigon and Prey Nokor (at different times), Ho Chi Minh City was re-named after the country’s revolutionary leader (and the first leader in North Vietnam) Ho Chi Minh. It is the largest city in Vietnam with a population of 8.1 million(although it’s not the capital – the honour goes to Hanoi). With an … Continue Reading

When most people think of Indonesia, they think of  Jakarta – and rightly so too, Jakarta is after all the capital of Indonesia and the country’s most populous city. And yes, I know people’s minds also go to Bali but in a lot of ways, Bali almost feels like it’s own country, with an identity … Continue Reading

The fact that Vietnam is a rather popular and much-loved travel destination comes as no surprise to pretty much anyone who’s visited – for those who haven’t visited yet, well… you’re in for treat! Vietnam has so many stunning sights to see and even more reasons why you need to visit, from picturesque countryside scenery, … Continue Reading

No trip to China is truly complete without visiting this amazing city – eclipsed only by the enormity of Shanghai, Beijing is the third most populous city in the word with an estimated population of 21 million inhabitants. The history of Beijing spans back three millennia and it has served as a cultural and economic center of … Continue Reading