What to do in Sydney

Sydney city is a beautiful one with plenty of buildings and shopping malls lovingly interspersed with gardens and parks. There is so much to do but, unlike most cities, it isn’t all crammed together in one tiny space bustling with cars and people. In my opinion it is like being in London, only quieter. With …

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360 Xpress City Centre Hotel, Malaysia

On arrival we were greeted by the friendly staff at reception who checked us in promptly and efficiently. We were given our room key but not told where to go to find our room which was strange. Staff were also vague once I asked where our room was (just pointing in one direction), although they …

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An interview with The Soaring Moa

An interview with Kaine, the awesome guy behind The Soaring Moa travel blog. He’s a lovely guy  from New Zealand, with a really refreshing style of writing which is both informative and very humerous. Here is me finding out a little bit more about him.   Hayley: OK, first things first, tell me a little bit …

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Why Khao Sok should be your next travel adventure destination

Wildlife Khao Sok National Park hosts an abundance of wildlife across its jungle surroundings, as long as you are willing to go and look for it (or you have a super talented guide to do it for you - thank you Lek!). I swear my guide had superhuman powers, with his ability to spot the …

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Songkran in Bangkok, new year celebrations

I walked 5 metres from the safety of my hostel towards a small table overflowing with brightly coloured water pistols of all shapes and sizes. This was all the distance I needed to have a bowl of ice-cold water poured down me, drenching me from head to toe. In any other country at any other …

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Tips for backpacking in South East Asia

Travelling in South East Asia is very different to your average holiday in Europe! Here are my top 25 tips to make you backpacker savvy before you even get on the plane! Pack suitable clothing. Most places in South East Asia are very conservative with their clothing, and you should do the same. But don’t …

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