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
Cambodia is a country trying to recover and grow following great tragedy. This nation was ripped apart by atrocities in the 1970’s and the civil war that followed. But the Khmer people endure and tourists now flock to see what Cambodia has to offer. Highlights in the country today include its ancient temple ruins and great islands. Getting there: Most nationalities can obtain a visa on arrival when entering Cambodia. Check latest… Read moreCambodia – Country Guide
Laos is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia. It can often be overlooked in favour of its neighbours such as Thailand or Vietnam, but is full of wonders of its own. It’s very laid back, has a devout Buddhist population and is one of the few remaining communist states in the world. In recent years it’s really started to come into its own as a popular backpacking destination. Getting there:… Read moreLaos – Country Guide
Vietnam is a wonderfully diverse country with a interesting yet tragic history. There are so many different things to do here its a country that appeals on many varying levels. You can explore big cities and go trekking in remote villages. Relax on the beach and admire historic towns. Learn about war history and sample amazing foods. And much more! You won’t get bored in Vietnam! Getting there: If your crossing into Vietnam… Read moreVietnam – Country Guide
Myanmar (aka Burma) is a country that has only recently opened itself up to tourists and that is part of its magic. The people who inhabit this country are genuinely excited to meet travellers from other parts of the world. You will find them incredibly warm and friendly. This devout Buddhist country has some amazing cultural highlights too and is great for trekking. Getting there: It is a requirement for tourists… Read moreMyanmar – Country Guide
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
Hanoi was a city I was expecting not to like so much, but turned out to love! It has just the right amount of hecticness, so that there’s always something to do or observe but you can navigate your way pretty easy once you’ve figured it out. Getting the night bus from Hue I made a few friends, which was great as 4 of us ended up in the same… Read moreHanoi – Vietnam – Happy New Year 2016!