Have you ever thought about spending time with elephants? They are such gentle creatures, and it’s an incredible experience. If you’re unsure on how they are treated, let me fill you in on the time I spent with them, and what I’ve learnt. A few years ago, I spent a day with elephants in Chiang… Read More A day with elephants in Chiang Mai
Overnight sleeper buses in South East Asia are every backpacker’s best and worst part of travelling. I’ve caught a few, so let me elaborate on why they will be your saviour and nemesis. In Thailand, heading from Bangkok to Chiangmai, we had to book an overnight bus. Unbeknownst to us, it was ‘busy season’, and… Read More Overnight sleeper buses in South East Asia
If you are planning to travel to Vietnam, you have to make it to Da Lat, to go canyoning with Viet Challenge Tours. I’d heard it was a cool experience, but nothing prepared me for just how good it was! We were collected from the hostel at around 9am, and set off for a ten… Read More Canyoning with Viet Challenge Tours in Da Lat
Stuck for ideas for New Years in the UK? Stoke Travel have organised an epic 24 hr round trip London to Edinburgh for the worlds largest street party, Hogmanay! There’s four party stages and 8 large screens with fireworks displays every hour from 9pm until midnight, all set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. After the… Read More 24 hour trip to Hogmanay!
I booked a few nights at hostel Miran in Mostar, after reading it’s fantastic reviews. I really wanted to get amongst the history of the area, and so many had only wonderful things to say about the tours run by them. I was not disappointed. The Herzegovina tour was fantastic. Our group set off, and… Read More Mostar and Herzegovina tour with Miran’s hostel
I stayed a few nights in Mostar, to learn more about the recent history of the area. I’d picked to stay at Miran hostel, as it had such good reviews about Miran’s war tour of Mostar. After a day exploring and learning more about Mostar (more on that here) we were dropped off for Miran’s… Read More Miran’s war tour of Mostar
I spent two nights in the Sahara desert, on a tour with Travel Talk. Our incredible guide Abdoul, made it a trip to remember. After an amazing first day, which you can find more about here, we had breakfast, then set off for our next camp. We made a stop along the way, at a… Read More Moroccan magic: Sahara camel rides and crazy donkeys