3 Ways to Deal with Homesickness when Travelling

For months you can feel fine, then bam! You see a photo on Facebook of your family at Christmas and it hits you like a ton of bricks. Homesickness when travelling is going to happen. It’s kind of like getting the runs: you can’t avoid it no matter how many margherita pizzas you eat. Since…

3 Unexpected Reasons to Travel

You’ve heard it all before. You should travel because you’ll have new experiences and you’ll meet amazing new people. You should travel because you’ll pet a drugged up tiger in Thailand and it’ll “change your life”. Blah blah blah. You’ve heard it so many times before it’s become cliche. Its expected. Its boring. I think…

Volunteering in Rural Cambodia

We just finished our first of six weeks volunteering in rural Cambodia. It’s been a crazy week, but a real highlight of our trip so far. If you’re thinking of volunteering in rural Cambodia yourself, this post has information about what to expect and how to get a position out here in the first place….

Bangkok Travel Guide

I really wanted to get this Bangkok travel guide out whilst Bangkok is fresh in my head. As I sit writing this in Don Mueang airport, I can reflect on our time in Bangkok as two weeks really well spent. Read on for a quick Bangkok travel guide. Find out what’s worth seeing in Bangkok…

How much money do you need to Travel South East Asia?

Travelling costs money – there’s really no way around it. Either you need a huge wedge of savings, or you need a reliable income stream you can take anywhere in the world. Both are difficult to achieve and understandably stop scores from seeing the world every year. So, how much money do you need to…

Things to do in Koh Tao, Thailand

Koh Tao is the smallest and least frequented of the 3 tourist islands in the Gulf of Thailand. We just spent 2 weeks there – that’s actually far longer than most. This was partly to recover from horrific sunburn, but once we were able to go outside again, we realised there are many great things…