I took a bus to Huanglong National Park and ended up in Narnia…

After two weeks of seeing various Chinese cities I was desperate to get into the mountains of Sichuan. I wanted to visit the rainbow lakes and forests of Jiuzhai Valley National Park but it was closed due to landslides, so I chose the next best option, Huanglong National Park. And boy, was it worth it,... Continue Reading →

The island of Flores and the ruins of Tikal

Flores is a small town crammed onto a tiny island in Lago Peten Itza, connected to the mainland by a causeway in the south. It's one of my favourite spots in Central America; the narrow cobbled streets, colourful buildings, cute little restaurants and hotels, all overlooking the water. It's easy to get here from Belize,... Continue Reading →

The Mayan ruins of Tulum

Tulum is an up and coming resort town on the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsular. The main street is lined with hotels, shops and restaurants for every budget. It's the base for visiting the Mayan ruins with the best location - on the cliffs overlooking the Caribbean Sea.

The magic of Angkor

There are so many temples to explore around Siem Reap. Watch the sunset at the legendary Angkor Wat, get lost in Baphuon, pretend to be Laura Croft in Ta Prohm and feel small under the towering faces of Bayon. This is not a place to be rushed, take your time to explore, a few days... Continue Reading →

Journey across Java

If you want to explore Indonesia then Java is a great starting place. It's the geographic center of it all and has a lot to offer, from active volcanoes to ancient temples to busy cities. Javanese, Sundanese, and Madurese are the primary languages used, many people use Indonesian as their second language, it's easy enough... Continue Reading →

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