Observing an Ancient Ritual in Luang Prabang, Almsgiving

Planning out what to do while in Luang Prabang, one thing I read conflicting opinions on was whether to observe almsgiving. Luang Prabang is often referred to as a temple town. Because of the city’s many temples, there’s a population of over 1,000 Buddhist monks residing in or near Luang Prabang. Home to the Buddhist … Continue reading Observing an Ancient Ritual in Luang Prabang, Almsgiving

The Ultimate 3 Month Guide to Experiencing Southeast Asia

Say the words, ‘Southeast Asia‘ and you’ll draw mental imagery of long-tail boats, white sand beaches, lazy rivers and rolling mountains, gorgeous temples, flaming street food, scooters on every corner, thundering waterfalls, lush rainforests, and ruins of civilisations past. It’s a part of the world that can overwhelm first time visitors with how much there … Continue reading The Ultimate 3 Month Guide to Experiencing Southeast Asia

5 Places in Southeast Asia I Fell for Head Over Heels

Say the words, ‘Southeast Asia‘ and you’ll draw mental imagery of long-tail boats, white sand beaches, lazy rivers and rolling mountains, gorgeous temples, flaming street food, scooters on every corner, thundering waterfalls, lush rainforests, and ruins of civilisations past. It’s a part of the world that can overwhelm first time visitors with how much there … Continue reading 5 Places in Southeast Asia I Fell for Head Over Heels

A Mini Guide: Two Days Exploring Mandalay, Myanmar

Formerly known as Burma, Myanmar always seemed like a mythical place- somewhere I wasn’t sure I would ever make it to. The biggest country in Southeast Asia, Myanmar has been attracting more and more tourism interest. We chose to visit Mandalay, the former royal capital of Myanmar. When people speak about Myanmar, they often rave … Continue reading A Mini Guide: Two Days Exploring Mandalay, Myanmar

The Best Places I Visited in 2019, And My 2020 Travel List

26 countries (19 of which were new to me), 83 cities, 21 sims, 54 flights, 11 trains, 13 ferries, 3 buses, 89 beds slept in, 108 blog posts, seemingly endless cold brew, and 3 new tattoos. 2019 was a groundbreaking year in every sense. It was the year I left an industry (advertising agency life) … Continue reading The Best Places I Visited in 2019, And My 2020 Travel List

The Most Beautiful Waterfall I’ve Ever Seen, Kuang Si Falls in Laos

A GUIDE TO VISITING THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WATERFALLS IN LAOS In only a matter of days, Luang Prabang became one of my favourite places, not just in SE Asia, but in the world. There wasn’t a specific thing I loved the most about Luang Prabang. Really, it was the wandering that I fell in love … Continue reading The Most Beautiful Waterfall I’ve Ever Seen, Kuang Si Falls in Laos