After just three days in Beijing I was getting pretty sick of temples and crowds, so I decided to leave the city and head to Datong to visit the amazing Yungang Grottoes! If you have the time, it's well worth a detour to spend a couple of days here. I arrived from Beijing on the... Continue Reading →
Barton Creek Cave, Belize This cave, easily accessible by tour from San Ignacio, is a great day trip for those who like to mix history with adventure. You'll canoe into darkness while your guide points out pottery shards and human remains from the Mayans who used to inhabit the area. Batu Caves, Malaysia These huge... Continue Reading →
After a few days on Caye Caulker of amazing Caribbean food and swimming with a variety of marine life we packed up our bags, hopped on the water taxi and ended up in Belize City. I've heard from a lot of people that it isn't a safe place to stay, so we decided to leave... Continue Reading →
Mérida is a beautiful city with a rich Mayan and colonial heritage. There are busy squares and markets surrounding old churches and plenty of shops, bars and restaurants to keep you entertained.
That is one phrase you are guaranteed to hear people say while you're travelling. Everybody wants to get "off the beaten track" to find somewhere unique and different and away from it all. We managed to find this in a tiny town called Kong Lor. Kong Lor Cave Tham Kong Lo is a huge limestone... Continue Reading →