Kerala is the Indian state that hugs the southeastern coast. However, there is so much more to it than pretty beaches and greenery. God’s Own Country, as Kerala is known, has a rich culture full of colour, dance and incredibly more-ish cuisine. Soak up the scenery, try something tasty, enjoy a traditional performance and have… Continue reading 25 Amazing Things to Do in Kerala
On my second trip to Kerala in India, I was lucky enough to spend a wonderful night on board one of the best luxury houseboats in Alleppey. Embarking on this beautiful boat journey through the backwaters of Kerala with Blue Jelly Cruises was a total dream come true. The blend of luxury and nature, the… Continue reading The Best Luxury Houseboats in Alleppey – A Blue Jelly Cruises Review
Thailand is a country that is absolutely packed with wonderful experiences and places to exxplore. From the white sand beaches of the south to the lush green hills of the north there is so much to see and do. We have spent around ten weeks here in total but we still find it hard to… Continue reading Touring the Golden Triangle with Tony – A Lanna Cultural Tours Review
New Delhi, India’s capital city can be an overwhelming introduction to the country. Well, arriving anywhere in India can be overwhelming, so any research you can do is great. This complete guide is a great starting point for you if you are backpacking Delhi for the first time.
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When it comes to beach breaks in India, Goa seems to get all the attention, but down the coast, the state of Kerala has some stunning coastline. Kerala’s beach highlight is the clifftop idyll of Varkala Beach. If you have a few days around the area and are wondering what are 16 of the best… Continue reading 16 of the Best Things To Do in Varkala, India
Kyoto is Japan’s cultural heart. It is a place to discover and immerse yourself in the world of old Japan. As with the rest of Japan, Kyoto is not a cheap city but with a little penny pinching and a lot of walking, you can really enjoy Kyoto on a budget. So, what do you… Continue reading Kyoto 2-Day Itinerary – The Best of Kyoto on a Budget
Xian is a fascinating city, even for the most amateur of historians, and one of the top three tourist draws in China. From the Terracotta Warriors to the temples and mosques found within in the iconic city walls, there is plenty to explore. So if you only have 2 days in Xian, how do you… Continue reading Make the Most of 2 Days in Xian, China – A Xian Itinerary
Harbin, in China’s northeastern Heilongjiang province, isn’t on most travellers radar for ten months a year. However, when the winter chill really sets in, a magical kingdom grows up, Frozen-style, made of ice and snow. It becomes one of the greatest places to visit in China. This annual festival is Harbin’s huge party piece, and… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Harbin Ice and Snow Festival
It is easy enough to enjoy a day in Shanghai on a budget as long as you do a little planning, and this is a great place to start!
Sri Lanka is an amazing destination for travellers of all budgets. There are some stunning all-inclusive resorts and if you want, you don’t have to organise a thing by splashing some cash. Howver, travelling independently, from the moment you arrive at Colombo Airport and need to start thinking about the best way to tackle Sri… Continue reading 6 Reasons You Will Love Travelling Sri Lanka on a Budget
The Terracotta Warriors of Xian are one of the most important sights in China, and possibly the most important archaeological discovery of the 20th century. So if you are staying in Xian, how do you go about visiting? This handy guide is everything you need to know about visiting the Terracotta Warriors of Xian.
Travelling around Myanmar can be a bit of a chore. To get from A to B can be bumpy, cold (or both as in the case of the night train from Yangon to Bagan). However, an amazing exception to this is the Mandalay Bagan boat. The Irrawaddy Cruise boats have a much smoother time of… Continue reading How to Travel Bagan to Mandalay by Boat on an Irrawaddy Cruise