Visiting Elephant Jungle Sanctuary in Koh Samui

If you’re visiting Koh Samui, one of the most popular things to do is to visit an elephant sanctuary. To say it’s a fairly small island, there are quite a few around – but not all are actually sanctuaries, so it’s worth doing your research to ensure you’re not endorsing something unethical. This was myContinue reading “Visiting Elephant Jungle Sanctuary in Koh Samui”

Kuala Lumpur’s Best Kept Secret

…..or at least it was until I wrote a blog post about it! After watching an old Kara and Nate video which just happened to pop up on my YouTube suggested page, we just HAD to visit the ‘secret’ bar that they went to. In all honesty, I wasn’t sure if it still existed, asContinue reading “Kuala Lumpur’s Best Kept Secret”

Top 10 Things To Do in Bangkok

After spending a month living and working in Bangkok, we managed to explore the city on the weekends and see and do so much!  Even still, after a month, I feel like we barely scratched the surface. There is simply so much to do in the most visited city in Asia and most tourists willContinue reading “Top 10 Things To Do in Bangkok”

Life as digital nomads in Bangkok

After a wonderful few weeks of travelling around Singapore and Malaysia, we were ready to get back to work and start planning the next lot of adventures around Southeast Asia. I don’t remember ever coming to a decision on Thailand, but Joe and I have both been before (separately) and it just seemed the rightContinue reading “Life as digital nomads in Bangkok”

Two Week Itinerary for Malaysia

In late November and early December 2022, Joe and I spent 16 days exploring Western Malaysia. We absolutely loved our time there and before we had even left, we had begun talking about our next visit and when that might be. Malaysia is full of fascinating culture, interesting history, incredible food, friendly people, crazy drivers,Continue reading “Two Week Itinerary for Malaysia”

Ultimate Guide to Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a huge hub in Southeast Asia, yet I don’t know many people who have been. It’s home to one of the most iconic structures in the world – the Petronas Towers – and is a melting pot of culture, history and culinary experiences. We visited in November 2022 and spent 3 daysContinue reading “Ultimate Guide to Kuala Lumpur”

How to Travel Singapore on a Budget

Singapore is known to be an expensive city to visit, especially compared to its far more affordable neighbours throughout Southeast Asia. However, don’t be put off – it is 100% possible to visit Singapore on a budget! Ok, maybe it won’t be a £20 per day budget like many other places in Asia, BUT itContinue reading “How to Travel Singapore on a Budget”


Aside from the obvious things like my passport, phone and clothes, everyone has a few little travel essentials that they have to take with them wherever they go. For some people it’s home comforts like a travel pillow, others it’s makeup or beauty products to make them feel a little more human when they’re fightingContinue reading “5 THINGS I CAN’T TRAVEL WITHOUT”


Finally wrapping up my Gap Year Saga with a one week itinerary for Laos! The one that everyone seems to miss off their Southeast Asia route, Laos is a quiet, less touristy country known for its French colonial architecture, lush mountainous terrain and stunning golden pagodas. A lot of the country is unexplored by backpackersContinue reading “ITINERARY FOR 1 WEEK IN LAOS”