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  • We left off after a 250km drive from the capital Ulaanbaatar deep into central Mongolia. We pick up the story on the outskirts of Khogno Khan National Park after spending the night with a local nomad family in our […]

  • I’ve racked up a fair number of countries on the list, most of which were along the tried and tested beaten tracks of endlessly reliable streams of tourists. Not often have I stepped too far off the trail, or t […]

  • Malaysia’s capital city comes with a bit of personal history for me. A few years ago, the conclusion of my first ever backpacking adventure would bring me to Kuala Lumpur after a rapid 3 months. An incredibly b […]

  • Nestled between the misty mountain ranges and the newly renovated beaches is South Korea’s second largest city, one which boasts everything one would expect from a global cultural centre. Busan proudly displays […]

  • Thank you so much for your kind comments! Very true, the lack of solid information is very frustrating, particularly with my basic level of Chinese! I hope this can be helpful to you in some way. Hope you enjoy […]

  • I have been fortunate enough to visit several cities and regions of the very much underestimated nation of South Korea. Cities with enough relics and attractions to keep travellers of varying interests entertained […]

  • The states have Hawaii, South Korea has Jeju. This island is highly rated amongst both locals and visitors alike as an island paradise. I heard many good things and received several promises. Promises that this […]

  • For an extensive guide on Busan’s attractions, accommodation, cuisine and travel info, check the guide here!
     

    To visit anywhere once is a privilege, to visit there twice is a blessing. I last visited Busan […]

  • For an extensive guide on Gyeongju’s attractions, accommodation and travel info, check the guide here!
     

    Welcome ladies and gentlemen to the birthplace of Korea as we know it today: Gyeongju. This is the home […]

  • It doesn’t get the focus it deserves being wedged between countries like China and Japan. One of the best places I’ve visited in all of Asia, it shouldn’t be underestimated! 😀

  • As my time in China is starting to draw to a close, its the right time to start thinking contemplating my next step. Naturally the geography would dictate I should keep travelling as far East as I can, which would […]

  • The train has been a consistently reliable form of travel both within and between many nations for centuries, and one that’s still actively used by travellers today. China is one of those nation that thinks so […]

  • The chronicles of my 2 days in Harbin
    For an extensive guide on Harbin’s attractions, accommodations and travel info, check the guide here!
    Harbin; nicknamed the “Ice City”, the capital of the Northern province […]

  • Xi’an is a city with immense history, stretching back to the birthplace of ancient Chinese civilisation. As well as being the former imperial capital for successions of emperors and dynasty’s, the city became the […]

  • We pick up our story from a 2 days of tattoo’s, bar girls, temples and tourist scams in the paradise which is Chiang Mai.

     
    Day 3
    I had nothing planned for this day, therefore the perfect opportunity to […]

  • During your travels, each destination fits in a unique category; would like to go again, never again, places suitable for a couple of days and places ticked off the list. However, the rarest of them all is finding […]

  • This is undoubtedly one of the highlight attractions when it comes to the North-East of China. Although not having that much of an international reputation it is however revered by the locals as a widely […]

  • For any true traveller, there comes a time to seek a real adventure. Travelling along the well beaten tracks of Australia’s East coast and the golden triangle is all well and good for many reasons. However there c […]

  • The chronicles of my 2-days in Harbin
     

    Nicknamed the “Ice City”, the capital of the Northern-most province of Heilongjiang is the central-hub of the North-East of China. Nestled in the region formally known […]

  • We pick up our story after passing through the incredibly stringent German border heading towards the Belgian capital; Brussels. (Part 1)
    Step 4: Brussels, Belgium -> Amsterdam, The Netherlands
     

    Amsterdam […]

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