Two Days in Kuala Lumpur

What can you say about Kuala Lumpur? It’s not quite a holiday destination, more of a passing through hub, but you can catch the best of it in two days. It’s hot, humid, full of colonial buildings and mind-bogglingly tall skyscrapers and home to the famous Petronas Towers which are the tallest twin skyscrapers in…

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Perfect Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Life is pretty basic and if you don’t mind ceiling fans, sharing with gordon the gecko and his kids, and living with just the one tank of cold water for your showers every day, then you will find yourself in a slice of heaven.

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Singapore the Future City

This is Singapore. Where the buildings glide into the sky, steel and glass meet clouds. Where forests are enclosed in sky domes, and every street and corner you turned is filled with lush tropical vegetation, concrete and palms have never looked so good.

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The Traveller’s Packing Essentials…

If you’re backpacking, or just having a cheeky weekend away, here are some things that should be on your packing list to make life easier, especially if you’re staying in hostels or a family resort, some of these have been life savers.

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Anthony Bourdain’s Travel Wisdom – from Matador

ANTHONY BOURDAIN TAUGHT US how to see the world. When Bourdain travelled, he didn’t shy away from the unfamiliar — he ran towards it. He showed us the common humanity we share with others and made us all better for it. We will miss him, but we won’t forget what he has taught us — to…

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Things To Do in London: Visit Kew Gardens Temperate House

Last night was the re-opening of the Temperate House at Kew Gardens. A feat of Victorian engineering that originally took 40 years to complete

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Why You Should Add Bali to Your Bucket List

If you’re feeling harassed, over worked, over cooked, or just over it, then add this place to your bucket list.

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Helpful Hints and Tips for Visiting Bali

Bali is an incredibly welcoming, beautiful place, and as with any destination it helps to understand some of the local ways, culture and tips for enjoying your trip to the fullest. Here’s some tips and info to help you The Balinese Way of Life & Bali Tips…. Visas? What’s the deal? Do I need one?…

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Gone Surfing in Portugal

You may guess by now that I have zero self restraint when there are cheap flights in front of me, even less control over how fast I book a ticket when a friend says ‘Come visit me!’ as she lazes by the pool of a surf house in Portugal in the Winter, where she’s working…

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Ubud, Bucket List Town, Bali

Next bucket list item? Chase a waterfall, check the baby off. Thank you Bali, you beauty.

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Uluwatu, Bali

If it’s beauty you want, you will find it in abundance here in Uluwatu on the South-Western tip of the Bukit Peninsula in Bali. It is one of the top 5 surfing spots in the world, and you can see all those little dots in the sunset surf in the picture above, are surfers. All…

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The Best Apps for Travel and Life

Whether I’m pottering off for a weekend away, planning an epic adventure or working 90 miles an hour in my day job and aiming for some kind of blissful time out, there are some apps that make life a little easier and that I can’t live without. Here’s the top list of apps that sort…

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