Perú is full of amazing landscapes, and the Rainbow Mountain near Cusco is one of them. Things didn't quite go to plan when we'd climbed it though!

The Rainbow Mountain (Or The Time Sam Fell Off A Horse)

Perú is full of unbelievable landscapes. Cusco – the city of the Incas – is surrounded by fantastic hikes and amazing viewpoints. One of our favourite locations is Mt Winicunca, …

Byron Bay Surfing

WhenTwoWander… Take Surfing Lessons in Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a surf town and there’s no doubt about it. It’s laidback, it’s youthful, and it’s full of young, carefree, good-looking beach bum types reminiscent of Shaggy from …

2016 review

2016: A Wonder Year for WhenTwoWander

It is well known that 2016 was a year of mixed fortunes for many across the world. Social media and the newspapers would have you believe that 2016 was a year to …

Within minutes of being in Ubud's Monkey Forest, we had fallen in love. It gets an unfair rep, but if you follow these rules, you'll see its true wonders.

How to Survive Ubud’s Sacred Monkey Forest.

Ubud, a green town set in the hills of central Bali, Indonesia is the perfect place to unwind from the party-hard lifestyle of Seminyak and Kuta. Indeed, it is often …

Hand-made in Hoi An - We went to Hoi An to get some new clothes made because it's cheap and they're beautiful. If you're planning the same, read this first.

Hand-made in Hoi An

Hoi An, a 15th-19th Century trading port, is a city in Central Vietnam now famed across the world for its UNESCO World Heritage status Ancient Town. It’s beautiful architecture springs …

Scuba Diving is one of the most serene pursuits that man can learn. We learnt to dive for the first time in Koh Tao, Thailand. This is how it went.

Learning to Dive in Koh Tao, Thailand

Scuba Diving is one of the most serene pursuits that man can learn, and Koh Tao, a stunning island in the Gulf of Thailand, is surely one of the best …

Read about my traumatic experience receiving a Traditional Thai massage. People actually find them relaxing, well I'm here to tell you why they're wrong.

The wonders of the Traditional Thai Massage

Thailand’s culture is one of peace, serenity, and kindness. Sure, Thailand has its moments. You might not say Khao San Road, Patpong, or their ping-pong shows are particularly serene, but …

Chiang Mai is a popular destination for all types of travelers, and rightly so. Let our guide help you make the most of your time in this laid back city.

A mini guide to Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is a well established part of the Banana Pancake trail, and is a veritable hub for backpackers of all varieties. Chiang Mai has everything you could want a …

Scams are ever-present in Thailand, particularly for cash-laden, lost-looking tourists. This is a story of we escaped a potential scam attempt in Bangkok.

WhenTwo… Avoid a scam by a politics professor.

Scams are an ever-present part of life as a tourist in Asia. Naive tourists and foreigners, usually carrying ready-cash, flock to cities like Bangkok every day. If they aren’t carrying …

London is a place of such bustling anonymity that it can make you feel lonely. Remind yourself to think of home, and your family will always be with you.

A Weekend in London: Farewell But Not Goodbye.

London is the kind of place where memories are made; hearts are lost, won, and broken; and dreams are achieved. It is a place of such bustling anonymity that often …