Indian Himalayas. Made for Adventure

Experience the great outdoors with a destination made for adventure – the Himalayas.

From Cambodia to Laos – off the beaten track

We go off the beaten track, planning a route to Laos which would give us an unadulterated look at the ‘real’ Cambodia. Here’s what happened next…

Overland from Hong Kong to Hanoi… Xin chào Vietnam!

China and South East Asia are one of the best regions in the world to travel overland.

China: DIY tourism and independent travel…

Following on from our Guide to Train Travel in China we wanted share with you our insights into how to organise your own visits to some of China’s must see attractions, without having to fork out for an organised trip!

Guest Post: Ladakh, Kingdom of Nomads…

One adventurer shares his experiences of his time in the Ladakh region of India. Trekking across the Changthang plateau, meeting the local nomads and creating memories that will last forever…

China Overland…why train travel is the only way to go!

Travelling by train in China really is a breeze – it’s cheap, efficient, straightforward and to top it all off, an adventure in its own right.

Funky bars in Cambodia…that’s not what I expected!

Our last day in Siem Reap was spent in the city centre – well I say city centre but Siem Reap is more like a big town than a city,

Sun, sea and sand in Sihanoukville!

Okay, so not the most original of titles for a blog post about the seaside, but it really does wrap up the town of Sihanoukville, Cambodia quite nicely. We arrived

Unearthing the history of Cambodia…

Well, it’s time to say Goodbye Vietnam and Hello Cambodia! We left Ho Chi Minh City at around 7.30 in the morning and got a bus with Paramount Angkor Express,

Rain, robbery and remnants of war in Saigon…

We arrived in Saigon earlier this week looking forward to our last city and last stop in Vietnam before heading up to Cambodia, but unfortunately it didn’t quite live up

Sand Duning in Paradise: Mui Ne, Vietnam

Mui Ne, in South East Vietnam is a fantastic little get-away for people en route to Saigon from Nha Trang. We decided to stop here for one night, not only

Mud Baths and Beaches in Nha Trang

Our visit to Nha Trang in South Central Vietnam has now come to an end and we’re sorry to say goodbye to it! The weather has been beautiful, the beach

Rain, cyclos and war wounds in Hue…

Our visit to the Vietnam’s ancient capital, Hue, in the centre of the country began after an extremely uncomfortable and rather long journey on a sleeper bus! This was the

Swimming, Hiking and Kayaking in Halong Bay…

Our last evening in Hanoi was rounded off with a slap up meal at Le Pub (Vietnamese fried rice, chip butties, beer and ice cream!) before an early night ready

Planes and prisons in Hanoi…

Our last full day in Hanoi was dedicated to ‘history’ – we paid a visit to Hoa Lo Prison – aka ‘Hanoi Hilton’ – just outside the Old Quarter. The

Mopeds, mopeds and a few more mopeds in Hanoi

The Vietnam leg of our trip started off on Wednesday 22nd September when we arrived in the capital city of Hanoi!. We arrived at around tea time after a long

Visas, Hot Pots & Dim Sum in Honky!

Well, we’re now up to our last night in Hong Kong before our 2-day trip to Hanoi, Vietnam, so time to recap on what we’ve been up to the last

Keeping it in Kowloon…

Our third day in Hong Kong started after a wee bit of a lie-in following our late night in Lan Kwai Fong and Wan Chai. We had a relatively quiet

Welcome to Hong Kong!

We’re so pleased to have reached Hong Kong, having spent nearly a month travelling around China – this place is such light relief after the often chaotic, always challenging mainland.

Leaving behind the topsy turvy world of China…

We are now in Hong Kong having made our way here by train. Once again, the whole process was easy peasy apart from the fact that we ‘forgot’ we were