Snorkelling around Gili Meno

Sicnce gaining our open water and advanced open water PADI’s we have developed a great love of being in the water and exploring underneath it! Unfortunately, Scuba diving is not a cheap hobby, however, if you have a snorkel, some flippers and some advice on where to find a good reef then snorkelling can be…

Sometimes, just like ‘real life’, traveling can be tough.

When I moved to Canada 3 years ago, I learned that going to new places on your own leaves you vulnerable and very open. Some days were hard and emotional, some weren’t, but I learnt very quickly that travelling can so often be very far from idillic. It is tough because your character is constantly…

Good duck – bad neck.

Street food is one of those things you find yourself very quickly getting addicted to! Once you get into the swing of things you find yourself ordering all kinds of local delicacies. This can be great and you can really experience some amazing food you wouldn’t try anywhere else! However, sometimes you can also end…

1-Altitude drinking on top of Singapore!

Located amongst the high rises of downtown Singapore is one of the highest rooftop bars in the world. 1 Altitude is at the top of 1 Raffles Square and has the most stunning views of Singapore! We were told about the bar by a lovely German couple we met in the Cameron Highlands and were…

amazing airport, Singapore!

One of the sad truths of traveling around a lot is that you will eventually have to wait for a seemingly unreasonable amount of time in an airport. We were due to fly out of Singapore and were ready for a little bit of a boring wait for our flight on to Indonesia which was…

Singapore slings at the Raffles Hotel.

For the last decade on and off I have worked as a bartender, first working full time in a variety of cocktail bars and eventually managing one before just working over weekends to make some cash whilst completing my history degree. Over this time I had built up a considerable knowledge of cocktails and the…

Some stunning sights in Borobudur

Borobudur is one of the most beautiful places we have been in South East Asia. Seeing the former wonder of the world up close is absolutely breathtaking! Here are some of our favourite pictures of the temple.

Organising money!

Traveling through a few different countries presents a few problems, one of those is what to do about taking money. In Southeast Asia we are traveling through eight different countries, meaning there are eight different currencies and conversion rates to deal with. Understandably we were unwilling to take either large amounts of cash or using…

Budget hotels in KL, our cautionary tale!

Booking a hotel in a new city can have its challenges; you don’t know the area, you’re not entirely sure of how much things should cost, and you generally are just a little unsure of the what to expect. It’s fairly straightforward to overcome these challenges with the easy access to online booking sights, reviews…

Singapore gallery

Although we did not spend the longest time there, Singapore left a lasting impression on both of us. We cannot wait to return, but until we do wil have to make do with looking back at these pictures to remember the amazing coue of days we spent there!

Michelin starred street food

One thing which we had not expected to find, however, was that some of this street food was so good it had earned itself a converted Michelin star!

The Cameron Highlands

Standing at around 1524m above sea level with a constantly cool climate the Cameron Highlands are one of Malaysia’s most stunning locations. It’s a region filled with tea plantations, strawberry, honey, and butterfly farms set high above dense jungle. Getting there is easy but takes some time, a bus from Penang costs around 43rm or…