The backpacker’s guide to Yangon

Although Naypyidaw is the capital of Myanmar, it's not a place often visited by tourists. It doesn't have a lot to offer, so Yangon is the place to be! I spent two weeks here and I really loved it in the beginning, I saw everything on this list in the first three days and then... Continue Reading →

Killing time in Kandy

Kandy is a surprisingly big city nestled in the mountains of Sri Lanka's Central Province, a busy, dirty place surrounded by an endless sea of green. There are a few things to do here and it's worth a quick visit on your way to or from Ella. I didn't have any intention of visiting Colombo,... Continue Reading →

Things to do around Kathmandu

So you've survived your first few days in Kathmandu but now it's time to explore this beautiful and chaotic city! It has a lot to offer, amazing food and handmade craft stores, temples and stupas, parks and rivers. All of these things are (just about) within walking distance of Thamel, but it's very easy to... Continue Reading →

Brave the chaos of Beijing

I was pretty nervous about arriving in China... there are few places so utterly different from England, and from most countries I've visited! The language, the culture, the food, everything about it would be a brand new challenge to me. But I love a good challenge.

A day in Dubai

After three months of travelling through southern and eastern Africa, I was beyond ready for decent WiFi and some downtime. I had two days in Dubai before I flew to Central Asia and I’m not ashamed to say I spent one of the days hiding from the heat in my dorm, making the most of... Continue Reading →

Darwin and Litchfield National Park

Perched on the northern coast of the Northern Territories of Australia, miles and miles and miles away from any other city, is Darwin. The humidity might kill you before the crocodiles do, but there's a good backpacker scene and it's a perfect base for exploring the national parks of the Northern Territories.

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