12 Things to do When Backpacking in Laos

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in Asia, Laos | 3 Comments
12 Things to do When Backpacking in Laos

Despite the absence of seaside beaches which are commonly found in the rest of Southeast Asia, the popularity of backpacking in Laos has increased. This is mainly due to the affordable transport, accommodation, and the large number of available things to do in Laos, ranging from visiting golden Buddhist temples, to hiking and caving which, […]

Itinerary for Biking the Bolaven Loop

Posted by on Jun 3, 2018 in Asia, Laos | 2 Comments
Itinerary for Biking the Bolaven Loop

One of the best experiences we had in Laos was biking the Bolaven Loop in the southern part of the country, where quiet roads lead to charming traditional villages scattered alongside a multitude of spectacular Bolaven Plateau waterfalls in rural countryside. This region is also well-known for its coffee plantations which can be visited whilst […]

How to visit the Plain of Jars from Luang Prabang

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Asia, Laos | 2 Comments
How to visit the Plain of Jars from Luang Prabang

With Luang Prabang and Vang Vieng at the top of almost any Laos itinerary, the country of Laos has somewhat lost the charm of a very remote, off the beaten track destination and is slowly fizzling into Chinese organised tour mayhem. Yet, there still exist some corners of this land which provide for the insatiable […]

Cost of Traveling in China (in the province of Yunnan)

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in Asia, China, Planning | 2 Comments
Cost of Traveling in China (in the province of Yunnan)

In one word, China was … unexpected. Despite being aware that some travelers consider China to be a great travel destination, it never quite appealed to us. This was probably more due to lack of knowledge rather than to any other reason, since we never actually did much research about either where to go or […]

A two-week Yunnan Itinerary – Yunnan Trekking and Travel

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Asia, China, Planning | 4 Comments
A two-week Yunnan Itinerary – Yunnan Trekking and Travel

No other province in China is as diverse as Yunnan. If you’re short on time and you want to explore the fascinating culture offered by this region, you will want to follow our tried and tested two-week Yunnan itinerary which we have put together to inspire you. We used local transport to travel around the […]

Lijiang Attractions and Things to do in Lijiang, Yunnan, China

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Asia, China | 2 Comments
Lijiang Attractions and Things to do in Lijiang, Yunnan, China

If you’re traveling around Yunnan, there’s little doubt that you’ll be stopping by Lijiang at some point on your travels. The city is relatively large, enclosing a charming, cobbled ancient town, and, with so many Lijiang attractions and things to do in the town and the areas surrounding it, you will probably find it difficult […]

How to Visit the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Posted by on May 1, 2018 in Asia, China | No Comments
How to Visit the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

If you’re in Lijiang, visiting the Jade Dragon Snow mountain is likely to be on your itinerary. Indeed, many tourists make their way to Lijiang specifically for this purpose. How do you go about visiting the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain? Let us guide you in making the most out of your trip! Where is the […]

Hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge in Three Days – Yunnan Travel

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Asia, China | 20 Comments
Hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge in Three Days – Yunnan Travel

Despite its bombastic name, the Tiger Leaping Gorge hike is one of the more popular treks in Yunnan, China mainly due to the spectacular views to be experienced along the moderately-difficult trek. You don’t need to be incredibly fit for hiking Tiger leaping Gorge, which renders it appealing even to novice trekkers or to those […]

How to Visit the Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018 in Asia, China | 18 Comments
How to Visit the Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Visiting the Yuanyang Rice Terraces was without a shadow of doubt one of the highlights of our 2-week trip in Yunnan. Yuanyang is located in the South-eastern part of the Yunnan province in China, with the majority of its inhabitants belonging to the Hani ethnic group. It is famous for its multi-coloured rice fields, many […]

A look at our Travel Expenses in Brunei

Posted by on Feb 18, 2018 in Asia, Brunei, Planning | No Comments
A look at our Travel Expenses in Brunei

Although Brunei is located in Southeast Asia, it is not a backpacker destination as so many of the other neighbouring countries are, and travel expenses in Brunei will vary significantly when compared to the cost of traveling in other countries. There are not too many things to do in Brunei, but there’s enough to keep […]