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 and any 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. There are plenty of things to do in Bangkok and 3 to 4 days here should serve you well. It’s an excellent transport hub… Read more10 Things to do in Bangkok

Travelling as a Vegetarian In Southeast Asia – an overview

Vegetarian Restaurant food in Melaka

When you first investigate travelling as a Vegetarian In Southeast Asia the thought of finding food you can actually eat 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, with dedicated places both aimed at locals… Read moreTravelling as a Vegetarian In Southeast Asia – an overview

Vegetarian food in Thailand

Vegetarian food in Thailand is great, 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* 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 or other animal products in it?… Read moreVegetarian food in Thailand

Visiting Buddhist temples and respecting Buddhist beliefs in South East Asia

respecting Buddhist beliefs

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