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Top 5 Essential Items for Backpacking

Packing for any trip can be an arduous experience. We cannot believe that it was over a year ago that we were fretting about what stuff to pack and what extra …

The Full Moon Party is legendary with backpackers for being one of the craziest parties on the planet. Follow our tips to make the most of your party.

12 Things You Should Know Before… The Full Moon Party.

The Full Moon Party is legendary in the backpacking world for being one of the craziest parties on the planet. Staged every Full Moon on Haad Rin Beach on Thailand’s …

When you're stuck in rubbish accommodation, and you have to be there for a while, you might feel pretty awful. Here are six ways to cope with your stay.

How To Cope With Awful Accommodation

As young backpackers on a budget of just £25 per day between us, we spent our time in Southeast Asia scrimping on every penny we could. Apart from food, the …

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 …

How to get to Chiang Mai from Bangkok, Thailand.

In September, 2016, we embarked on a journey from Bangkok, Thailand, to Chiang Mai in the north. It was our first experience of night trains in South East Asia, and …

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 …

WhenTwoWander… Phuket and Thailand’s Islands

Thailand’s islands are a hotspot for so many different people that we could hardly avoid them. We spent three weeks travelling Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta, Koh Samui, Koh …

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 …