Vietnam was one of the places I most excited about visiting during our trip. I’d heard such good things about the country and I certainly wasn’t disappointed. From the craziness of Ho Chi Minh city to the lantern lit streets of Hoi An to the beautiful scenery of Da Lat, Vietnam has something for everyone and with each city contrasting from the last, it’s a place where you can never get bored. We started our 3 week Vietnamese adventure in Hanoi where we began to work our way down from

A relaxing backpacker retreat with a laid back hippie vibe, the town of Pai is nestled into Northern Thailand’s beautiful mountainous landscape. It’s a place that wasn’t originally on our itinerary but one that must make it onto yours. The stunning views from various viewpoints throughout the town will leave you with enough Instagram content for weeks, the beautiful waterfalls will allow you a fun way to cool down from the scorching Thai rays and the night markets offering a wide selection of delicious cuisines will keep you well and

A trip to Thailand doesn’t quite feel complete without coming face to face with some elephants. Bathing these beautiful creatures is one of Chiang Mai’s top tourist attractions which has resulted in a large number of companies offering the activity, making it extremely hard to decide who to hand over your hard earned pennies to. My number one rule for choosing which company to go with is to look for a sanctuary that looks after and cares for the elephants and one that does NOT offer riding. I love animals and

You could say that we went from one end of the spectrum to the other after departing Dubai and arriving in Bangkok. From a super modern and almost peaceful place to the mayhem of tuk-tuk drivers, street food stalls and loud music. It was very different to say the least. Arriving late at night on Khao San Road trying to find the sign for our accommodation amongst the herds of tourists partying on the street and locals trying to usher us into their bars, convincing us to buy buckets, shots

We booked our flights for travelling through STA Travel which I’ll go into more detail about in a later post. The first flight we booked was London Gatwick to Bangkok which included a stop in Dubai for a few hours. We decided instead of stopping for a few hours, we would stay in Dubai for a couple of days and break up that extra long journey to Bangkok which also meant we’d get to explore Dubai, a place neither of us had been to before. The night before we flew, we

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