Category Archives: Asia

8 South Korea Hiking Trails You Don’t Want To Miss

Korea Hiking Trails

Korea is a paradise for active travellers. Hiking is a national pastime and there are trails for all abilities all over the country. Its natural beauty is just begging to be explored and with it being the same size as England, it’s pretty easy to do!

Korea Travel Guide: 11 Essential Tips for First Time Visitors

Korea may not immediately spring to mind when planning a trip to Asia. Yet its mix of culture, tradition and natural beauty make it an ideal travel destination. From hiking stunning mountains to sampling the delicious cuisine, there is something for everyone here.  

20 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Travel To Japan

Japan. The Land Of The Rising Sun. One of the most popular travel destinations in the world. A bucket list entry for many. Well, I’ve done the honourable thing and have visited Japan so you don’t have to. Here are 20 reasons why you should not travel to Japan.

Miyajima: Hiking Mt. Misen On Japan’s Sacred Island

One of my favourite spots in Japan has to be the beautiful island of Miyajima. With its dense forests, ancient shrines and great hiking options, it’s a popular day trip from Hiroshima and is famous for one of the most scenic views in the whole country.

Bangkok: Ultimate Travel Guide – Part 3: Essential Info

In Part 3 of my Ultimate Bangkok Travel Guide, I focus on essential information for visitors to the city including how to get around on public transport, where to stay and how to exchange your money!

Check out Part 1: Sightseeing here

Check out Part 2: Food, Shopping and Entertainment here


Bangkok Essential Information


Where: Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand.

Bangkok: Ultimate Travel Guide – Part 2: Food, Shopping and Entertainment

In Part 2 of my Ultimate Bangkok Travel Guide, I will focus on great places to eat and drink in the city, where to indulge in a bit of shopping and how to have a great night out in the Thai capital.

Bangkok: Ultimate Travel Guide – Part 1: Sightseeing

Bangkok – an eclectic medley of cultures, aromas and flavours. It’s a fascinating city, one that takes its history just as seriously as its future and where East and West collide and co-exist in a vibrant union of neon-lit streets and Buddhist temples.

Cycling Chiang Mai: Discovering the Countryside On Two Wheels

Cycling 60km in the high heat and humidity of Northern Thailand in February may not seem like the greatest idea. Yet, exploring the countryside of Lamphun and Chiang Mai provinces by bike allowed me to discover a part of Thailand that few visitors get to see.

Japan Food Guide: 15 Top Things To Try in Japan

Trying all the delicious Japanese food is a highlight of any trip to the Land of the Rising Sun. There are so many different local and regional specialities that there is always something new to taste and discover. So here’s my list of the best Japanese food to have on your next visit!

Walking the Nakasendo: Magome to Tsumago Hike

Walking a part of the ancient Nakasendo Way was one of the must-dos on my trip to Japan. While hiking may not immediately spring to mind when coming up with an ultimate Japan bucket  list, I could not miss the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of shogun and samurai.