Thailand – Country Guide

The land of smiles, Thailand hosts over 16 million visitors a year! Backpacking the country is relatively easy and there is a wealth of different experiences to enjoy. Relax all day on the beach and… View Post

Cambodia – Country Guide

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… View Post

Laos – 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,… View Post

Vietnam – 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… View Post

Melaka – Malaysia 2016

Melaka (aka Malacca) is another of the British Straits Settlements. It has a long colonial history, having been conquered by the Portuguese then the Dutch and then the British. It was also occupied by the… View Post

George Town – Penang – Malaysia 2016

George Town is the main city on the island of Penang, near Malaysia’s border with Thailand. I was one of the British colonial Straits Settlements along with Malacca (Melaka) and Singapore.  It’s interesting for both its… View Post

Cameron Highlands and Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia 2016

Unfortunately I was sick pretty much my whole time in Malaysia, and if you’ve read my other posts or know me personally then your’ll know I had to end my trip and come home. But… View Post