Japan | China

May 23, 2019

5 reasons to visit Taketomi Island Japan

We recently spent a wonderful week on the Yaeyama Islands in Japan. Out of the 3 islands we visited (Iriomote, Taketomi, Ishigaki) Taketomi Island is the smallest but had […]
May 22, 2019

Visiting the Terracotta Army in Xian, China

The Terracotta Army of Xi’an, one of the most impressive discoveries of the 20th century. We were about to see these warriors in their natural setting. […]
May 22, 2019

Top 5 tips for riding the Trans Siberian Railway

One of the highlights of our travels was taking the world-famous Trans Siberian Railway. Turning up at the station knowing that this train could take us all […]
May 22, 2019

Day trippin in Datong

Our next destination after Beijing was Datong which we managed to reach by bus. I’d never heard of Datong before visiting China. Unlike Beijing or Shanghai I […]
May 22, 2019

The Great Wall Of China | Trip To See 7th Wonders Of the World!

We are standing at a bus station in Beijing and we have no idea where to go. There are hundreds if not thousands of people queuing […]
May 20, 2019

Nakasendo Trail (Following Ancient Footsteps In Japan)

I could hear footsteps behind me and they were approaching at a rapid pace. Knowing that all my fellow hikers were in front of me I […]
May 18, 2019

A guide to Pingyao

Pingyao is that rare Chinese gem: A city / town that has not been touched by the obsessive drive towards modernity. We came here not really […]
May 15, 2019

Gujo Hachiman Castle Japan | The Castle In The Sky

I am standing on the edge of a mountain highway looking at the mist soaked mountains. It’s early and I am cold because I left my […]

Philippines | England

May 24, 2019

The best beaches in Asia (according to us)

The best beaches in Asia In a totally unscientific study we decided to choose and promote the best beaches in Asia that we have had the […]
May 23, 2019

Wandering around Winchester

Travelling from London to Vietnam by train takes quite a while as you can imagine. Equally travelling anywhere around Australia normally means a big expedition. Only […]
May 18, 2019

Swimming with Whale Sharks in the Philippines

Imagine you’re in the deep blue ocean with mask and snorkel on, floating on the surface. You’re looking for something but it’s not there. You strain […]
May 17, 2019

Free Things To Do In London

London. For many people the name alone conjures up pound signs. London can be as expensive as you want it to be. Fancy a hotel suite […]
May 15, 2019

The Lens: Magic and Mysticism on Siquijor Island, The Philippines

The Lens: Capturing a place with 3 photos Mention the words Siquijor Island to most Filipinos and their reaction would be one of childlike alarm. You […]
May 11, 2019

Amazing Secret Spots In London Locals Love | Secret Places In London

Are you looking for Secret Places in London to visit? Then read on to discover our favourite hidden gems in London. London’s famous attractions bring people from all over […]
May 10, 2019

Visiting Bohol Island, The Philippines

After leaving Palawan (reluctantly I might add!), we headed to the second of our paradise islands: Bohol Island. It was my second visit to this lush […]
May 5, 2019

Two paradise islands to entice you to visit the Philippines

Earlier in the year I wrote a post sharing 11 reasons to visit the Philippines . I recently returned to this wonderful country for a week of island […]
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