A First Timer’s Guide to Travelling Vietnam

Growing in popularity on the Southeast Asia backpacking scene, Vietnam has so much to offer. Aside from the horrific ‘American War’ (as it’s called in Vietnam because well, what else would you call it?), there is so much history to explore as well as seriously fun cities and more coastline than most Asian countries (and no one to be seen …

A Night Withlocals in Hanoi

When I first landed in Hanoi, I was fresh from 3 and a half months travelling around India. I was exhausted. Tired from the frenetic pace of India and seeking something a little easier. Hanoi was my antidote. The first thing I did when I arrived was put on a pair of shorts (not something I was able to do …

How to Make Friends in Hostels

Ah, hostel life. It’s social, it’s friendly, it’s a great way to meet new people. But it’s not always easy being the new face. What if you’re travelling by yourself and you’re lacking the confidence to approach people? The good news is you already have something in common with everybody here. You’re all exploring a new place, and you all …

The Ultimate Guide to Travelling India

India is an absolutely huge, diverse country with so many incredible things to discover, that it would be impossible to see everything in just one trip. I spent 3 and a half months travelling this immense country and still barely scratched the surface. It’s a country of immense sights, sounds, tastes, smells… It’s a country which will assault your senses …