Read on for a detailed account of our second day on the Annapurna Circuit. Today, we trekked from Bhulbhule to Jagat, covering a distance of 16km in around 7.5 hours. It was time to enjoy some great views of the trek and get away from the road for a while.
Read on for a detailed account of our first day on the Annapurna Circuit. Find useful information on getting to the start of the trek including booking buses and travelling from Pokhara and Kathmandu to Besisahar. Then read about the first section of the trek between Besisahar and Bhulbhule.
The Annapurna Circuit Trek is considered one of the best long-distance treks in the world and for good reason. Famous for its stunning scenery, traditional villages and a chance to see some of the world’s highest mountains, it really has it all.
Indonesia. Emerald of the Equator. Millions of visitors every year, bucket list destination for many others. One of Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Countries to Visit in 2019. Well, I felt it was my duty to travel all the way to Indonesia so you don’t have to.
There are loads of reasons to visit South Korea and its delicious food is definitely up there. Having evolved over the centuries, today it’s one of the most popular cuisines in the world and for good reason. Going on an impromptu food adventure around the country’s many markets, restaurants and street stalls is a great way to explore this corner of Asia.
One of my favourite places in Busan is the stunning Beomeosa Temple. Sitting on the edge of the sacred Geumjeongsan Mountain, it’s one of the most important temples in this part of the country and is also the head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism.
One of the most fascinating places I got to visit in my time in South Korea was Gosu Cave, a huge limestone cave near Danyang. Formed tens of millions of years ago, this natural wonder offered a unique glimpse into a mystical underground world.
Hiking in Sobaeksan National Park unexpectedly turned out to be one of the highlights of my trip to South Korea. While it’s the country’s third largest national park, it lies away from the main tourist trails making it trickier to get to.
Nusa Penida island, a short hop away from mainland Bali, can still just about be considered a “hidden gem” .On one hand it’s a blessing. It provides a slice of (almost) unspoilt wilderness with lush forests, beautiful beaches and gorgeous vistas.
Yogyakarta, or Jogja as it’s lovingly known is one of the most fascinating cities in Indonesia. This bustling university town is also the cultural heart of the country attracting artists and bright minds from across the land. Its proximity to some of Java’s most famous sights makes it a great base to explore the island from.