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…

The Other Side of the World – What’s it Like?

In our world, we not only have what we need, but we also have the opportunity to get what we want. What about the other side of the world? How often do you think about the other side of the world? I know for me, the answer was: as little as I can. There’s another…

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….

How to see Siem Reap in One Day

Siem Reap is the unofficial tourist capital of Cambodia. Every year over a million tourists descend on Cambodia and Siem Reap – all for pretty much one reason: Angkor Wat. The elaborate structures and temples make up what was the once the biggest city in the world and the seat of the Khmer Empire. We…

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…