Indonesia Travel Tips

Indonesia is the largest island nation in the world. It is really an archipelago of over 17,000 islands and almost as many cultures. So it is no wonder that once we started reading about it we wanted to visit. We spent a total of 28 days and £2200 travelling in Indonesia, which blew our budget…

Malaysia Travel Tips

Malaysia just happened to be on our way and we are very glad it was. We really enjoyed our short time exploring the Malaysia countryside and cities, although the countryside was our favourite. It was good to hear that people care about the rainforest but also sad to see the huge expanses of palm oil…

Travel Tips Thailand

Thailand is usually the first stopover for backpackers in Asia and it makes a good soft start, but as usual we don’t like to do the same as everyone else. Thailand was the final country we visited on the banana pancake trail since we crossed from Laos to the North. Our short holiday to Vietnam…

Laos travel tips

Laos is a great place to kick back and relax especially after a few months on the road. We had originally planned to travel from north eastern Cambodia through the south of Laos up to the northern mountains, but after the realisation of how much land travel this would involve (at least 2 on busses…

Japan Travel Tips

This post is not the usual diary-style travel post. Instead, we want to share some of our experience about how to travel in Japan when you don’t have loads of money to spend. So if you are interested in this hold on and stay with us. Otherwise skip it and you won’t miss anything. Whenever…