Southeast Asia Backpacking Itinerary: A 6 Month Route

Southeast Asia backpacking itinerary

This Southeast Asia backpacking itinerary covers the typical backpacking route of Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. Myanmar has been added now that the country has started to open up to tourists. There are a few stops in Peninsular Malaysia then Singapore to finish. This Southeast Asia backpacking itinerary should take around 6 months to complete if you are travelling at a normal pace. This means where you can spend a few days here… Read moreSoutheast Asia Backpacking Itinerary: A 6 Month Route

10 Things to do in Bangkok

Buddhist stupas at Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand

The capital of the land of smiles, Bangkok is often seen as the gateway to Southeast Asia. Any extended journey around the region will inevitably see you pass through at some point.  Thailand’s capital is its largest city by far, with over 14.5 million inhabitants in the Bangkok Metropolitan Region. It’s also one of Southeast Asia‘s biggest cities. There are plenty of things to do in Bangkok and 3 to 4 days here should… Read more10 Things to do in Bangkok

Travelling as a Vegetarian In Southeast Asia

Vegetarian Restaurant food in Melaka

When you first investigate travelling as a Vegetarian In Southeast Asia the thought of finding food may seem a bit daunting. Sure, you hear all about all the meat and fish dishes available, but what about the vege ones?! But don’t worry, there is some amazing vegetarian food across the region! And many restaurants cater for vegetarians and vegans. You can find plenty of dedicated places both aimed at locals… Read moreTravelling as a Vegetarian In Southeast Asia

Vegetarian food in Thailand

Vegetarian food in Thailand is great! It tastes amazing and is one of the many highlights of visiting the land of smiles. However Thailand’s obsession with adding fish sauce to *everything* can make vegetarians life difficult. Combined with the language barrier can make it seem a bit daunting for any visiting vegetarian. Sure the food looks tasty and seems vegetarian, but how do you know it doesn’t have meat stock… Read moreVegetarian food in Thailand

Visiting Buddhist temples and respecting Buddhist beliefs in Southeast Asia

respecting Buddhist beliefs

Here’s some simple advice for visiting Buddhist temples and respecting Buddhist beliefs. It’s designed to help those planning to travel to Southeast Asia for the first time. I’ve put it together based on my personal experiences. Please feel free to comment if you’d like to add anything else about Buddhist beliefs! Some general advice first that applies to everywhere in Southeast Asia. Don’t point at anything or anybody with your feet… Read moreVisiting Buddhist temples and respecting Buddhist beliefs in Southeast Asia