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 …

Top 10 Budget Accommodation in Southeast Asia

Often, the accommodation you choose and the people you meet there can define your experience of a new location. As a backpacker, you will most likely be looking to sleep as …

[VIDEO] WhenTwoWander… The Philippines

The Philippines is a wonderful country with an incredible array of things to do. The beaches are stunning, white stretches of flawless sand met by turquoise-blue ocean as clear as …

Photo of the Week, 18/12/16 – Ubud and Gili Air, Indonesia

This is a monumental week for Katherine and I and our journey around the world. It marks four months since we left home, its Christmas (if you didn’t know), and …

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 …

[Video] WhenTwoWander… Vietnam

Vietnam is a country of fantastic diversity, fascinating history, and wonderful food. We spent three weeks here in November 2016, a turbulent time of the year climate-wise, and it was …

Photo of the Week, 11/12/16 – Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia

Our first stop in Bali, Indonesia, was Seminyak; the slightly less seedy neighbour of Bali’s most popular resort, Kuta. Seminyak treads the line between vice-ridden, bass-thumping party hub, and stylish …

Laos is known in Southeast Asia for its tranquility, and its penchant for taking things slow. Vientiane's Boun Awk Phansa festival tells a different story.

Vientiane’s Boun Awk Phansa Festival

Laos is the country in Southeast Asia with a reputation for sleepy tranquility. You can wile away your days by chilling out, relaxing, doing yoga, maybe reading a book; in …

Photo of the Week, 04/12/16 – Bohol, The Philippines

We came to Bohol on the recommendation of a random Filipina in the ocean in Siquijor and, following her advice, headed straight for Alona Beach. A week of unpredictable weather and random, …

Siquijor, the Philippines is one of the most stunning places we've seen. It's a photographers haven and here are some of our favourites.

Postcards from Siquijor – A Photo Essay

Siquijor. A small island in the central Visayas in the Philippines, and one of the wonders of this country. For Filipinos, Siquijor is synonymous with witchcraft, mystery, and the unknown. …