We arrived in Bali a few days ago after taking the ferry from Java. The crossing only took 45 minutes but we had a bit of a long drive the

Our last two nights on Java were spent in the tiny village of Cemoro Lawang, over 2000 metres above sea level in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. It was

After a seaside break in Pangandaran it was time for another city – Yogyakarta in Central Java, about eight hours drive away near the foothills of Mount Merapi. ‘Yogya’ is

Our journey to Java began at 6am when we departed for the ferry port in South Sumatra. It took just 3.5 hours to get there, despite a detour due to

We’ve reached our penultimate country on our journey to Australia – Indonesia! After spending a day and a night in Melaka (Malaysia) we boarded the 9am ferry to Dumai in

Our last stop in Malaysia was the historic port of Malacca (Melaka). Just a little over two hours drive from Kuala Lumpur, Melaka was once considered a prime example of

We’ve finally reached Malaysia – country number 20 on our epic trip from London to Sydney overland! After an overnight stop in Hat Yai near the Thai / Malaysian border,

Our last night in Thailand took us to the border town of Hat Yai. This is Thailand’s fourth largest city and is very popular with Malaysians due to it’s close

On our last full day on Koh Samui we set off bright and early and drove up to the highest viewpoint on the island – 635 metres above the sea.

So we’re back with Oz Bus after three months of gallivanting around South East Asia on our own! After meeting up with our new leader Michelle on Monday evening, we

After our impromptu bucket-fueled night out in Bangkok, we had a bit of a lie in to ‘recover’ before getting on with the rest of our day. Our first stop

Once we had visited the Allied War Cemetery in Kanchanaburi it was time to set off on our journey to Thailand’s Capital, Bangkok. We decided to walk to the Bus

Once we’d checked into our hotel on the banks of the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi, we went for a wander around the town to see what it was like. It’s

We last left you in Chiang Mai, Thailand where we enjoyed whizzing around the city on a motorbike, watching Thai Boxing and indulging in some great food. Our very last

Our trip from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai went pretty smoothly. We bought the bus tickets from Chiang Rai’s Terminal One Bus Station (aka the ‘old’ bus station in the

Our second day in Chiang Rai began with a trip to the White Temple, around 13 kms outside of town. We went there by tuk tuk, having decided to bypass

The day we were to leave Laos we got up early with a heavy heart but also full of excitement for the day ahead – it was finally time to

Our minibus to Luang Namtha left Luang Prabang at around 9.00am and after around 5 unscheduled and rather annoying stops we pulled up at the Luang Namtha bus station (10kms

After the madness of Vang Vieng we headed over to the chilled out ex-captial of Laos – Luang Prabang. This was an 8 hour bus ride away through the winding

We finally left Vientiane on Wednesday morning bound for Laos’ infamous party town, Vang Vieng – 3.5 hours bus ride away. The ride was pretty uneventful (if a little bumpy