Discovering Jimmy’s School in Siem Reap

Discovering Jimmy's School in Siem Reap

Visiting Angkor Watt is surely close to the top of many traveller itineraries when in South East Asia, the majority of which will be staying in the town of Siem Reap. It was while spending a few weeks in Cambodia that I discovered a small project that aims to improve lives through education. Welcome to …

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The ULTIMATE Guide to Angkor Wat

Your complete guide to Angkor Wat

 Overview: Angkor Wat in Cambodia is an absolute bucket list destination and I loved it so much, I visited twice!  It is steeped in history and it is such a unique experience to wander this ancient, abandoned city.  This Ultimate Guide to Angkor Wat provides a comprehensive guide for everything you need to know about …

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Recreating The Beach Trail in South Thailand

Following in the footsteps of The Beach and visiting the stunning beaches of Southern Thailand

 Overview: For fans of Alex Garland’s iconic travel novel, The Beach, Southern Thailand is a playground. So many beautiful islands and beaches, including the one that allegedly inspired the book, Maya Bay in Koh Phi Phi. Finding Paradise in Southern Thailand These days it’s getting harder and harder to find the undiscovered gem, a hidden …

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What to see in Western Australia: Top tips

What to do and where to go when visiting Western Australia

Visiting Western Australia can be rather daunting. Most people begin their visit in Perth but after that where is there to go? Well, luckily I came across this perfect blog from top blogger Becki on her site Borders of Adventure. This blog lists the top places to see and what to do when you’re there, …

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Tubing and Vang Vieng After Thirty

Where to go tubing in Laos, Vang Vieng

 Overview: To me, the idea of sitting in an inflatable rubber tube while casually drifting through a jungle river seems like the ideal way to spend a day. Throw in a few bars and drink stops, heaven. Vang Vieng in Laos There is no doubt Vang Vieng is one of the homes of tubing, but …

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Discover Machu Picchu

 Overview: Machu Picchu is one of the seven wonders of the world and even though I have a long list of things to do in Peru, I was quite determined to see the Incan citadel for myself and even though a lot of people have different feelings about the lost city, I thought it was …

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15 important things you must know before Backpacking Myanmar

  Submitted by: Ach & Rym   From: Walk Beside Us   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: Although Myanmar has had many struggles in the past (and continues to) it is a wonderful country where you will find some amazing attractions and incredibly friendly people. However, you definitely need to know a few things before …

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Why you have to hike the West Highland Way (if you like hiking)

Hiking the West Highland Way

Stretching for 151km (93.8mi) from Milngavie (not far from Glasgow) to Fort William, the West Highland Way is the oldest long-distance path in Scotland and by far the top choice by passionate hikers. I found a wonderful blog here bursting with information, experience and photos of what it is to hike the West Highland Way. …

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Backpacking Alaska

  Submitted by: Trina – Aweigh Wanderer   From: Aweigh Wanderer   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: I planned an epic trip to Alaska with three of my girl friends following a long distance breakup. I needed to escape my day-to-day life and find myself. I recently moved across the country and with the breakup, …

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