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.

Ten tips for overland travel!

We’ve learnt a lot since we left London for our epic overland journey to Oz, so we thought that it’s about time we shared some of this newfound travel wisdom!

Video Interview: A Journey from Rome to Home…

Tommy and girlfriend Jessie set off on a 3000 mile bicycle trip from Rome to Home, averaging around 50 miles a day! Having never done anything on this scale before they certainly had their work cut out! As soon as we first heard about their trip, we just had to find out more, so we cornered them for an exclusive interview so that they could tell us all about what they got up to….

Queenstown…take a hike!

NZ is famous for lots of things like winter sports & bungee jumping but why not tone down the adrenaline for a while & get back to nature on a hike!

Travel China Overland: Surviving those train journeys

In Part Two of our Guide to Train Travel in China we go into more detail about the train journeys themselves plus answer the question, Hard Sleeper or Soft Sleeper?!

Tips for Travelling the Trans Siberian Rail

Siberia isn’t somewhere we all get to see. It’s a vast wilderness, home to stunning scenery and traditional culture. Taking the Trans Siberian railway gives travellers the opportunity to experience

Two Wheel Adventure… Cycle Camping

You’ve heard of backpacking, camper-vanning, hiking and horse riding… how about a bit of cycle camping?

Photo Blog: New Zealand in Pictures…

A road trip really is the perfect way to see New Zealand in all her glory – from stunning coastal roads and twisty mountain passes.

The magical mystical land of Oz…

Well our time in Australia is nearly up (for now anyway) and it’s fair to say that it’s been an absolutely amazing ride! From the moment we set foot in

A night in Melbourne and visit to the Capital…

After traversing the Great Ocean Road we arrived in the city of Melbourne for a one night stopover, before continuing to Canberra. We arrived late afternoon and went straight out

A Merry Aussie Christmas

A Merry Aussie Christmas from Coober Pedy & Adelaide! Christmas Eve in Australia started at 5am when we woke up in our swags on the grounds of our Uluru campsite.

Blue Skies and Big Rocks!

Our time in Alice Springs in the centre of Australia was short but sweet. After a great night in Bo Jangles we were able to have a bit of a

The Devils Marbles and fun at Bo Jangles…

The morning after our ‘swagging under the stars’ experience we boarded the bus for the 12 hour journey to Alice Springs. En route, Mark stopped the bus along the Stuart

Katherine Gorge and ‘Swagging It’ at Daly Waters

After an eventful first few days in Oz we headed off to one of the Northern Territory’s most famous beauty spots, Katherine Gorge – located in Nitmiluk National Park. As

Onto A New Territory…Oz!

We’ve been having an amazing time since our last post but no time to update you all until now, so here we go! Our final night in Bali was spent

Merry Christmas!

A Very Merry Christmas to all of our friends & followers! Apologies for the lack of blog posts this past week – we’re currently in Australia’s Outback, removed from the

Long drives in Sumatra

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

Beach parties and waterfalls on Koh Samui…

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

Thai Boxing, Biking and Burgers in Chiang Mai…

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