How to get from Manila to Taal

We did it again, another trek, up another hill, in the sizzling sunshine. And again, I felt like I was going to faint. This time, it was a volcano named Taal, in the Philippines. The trek was strenuous, but the view was sensational.

A Bad(ish) Day in Tagaytay, Philippines.

‘What do you mean you are taking us to your sister hostel?!’
This was the last thing I needed to hear! Here is a re-cap of a our Bad(ish) day at Tagaytay, Philippines, and what happened to us on our arrival.

Art and Travel II. Street Art of Manila

If you read enough reviews about Manila, Philippines, you’ll see that the city hasn’t got a great reputation. On our first day we weren’t blown away. But on my search to link Art and Travel, I found Manila’s Street Art, and that changed everything!

Best Time to Visit Angkor Wat: Tips and Tricks

There is tons of information online about the history Angkor Wat and how incredible the temples are, so here is the other side of the experience. This is a tips and tricks post, an ‘Expectations vs Reality’ of the Temples of Angkor.

48 Hours in Phnom Penh

Commonly over-shadowed by the Temples of Angkor, Phnom Penh might not be on every backpackers list, but it should be! From grand palaces to tiny cinemas, from lively roof-top bars to melancholy historical sites, Phnom is a real mix. So why not spend 48 hours in Phnom Penh?

My Relationship with Art and Travel

After University I struggled to get an art based job or experience, and stumbled into travel. My love for travel grew, but my love for art weaned. Now I’m looking into ways to combine the two.

Abandoned Waterpark, Hué

Splashing in pools, zipping down slides, floating on the river-rapids, the elements to a perfect day at the water park. Not in Hue, Vietnam. More Jurassic Park than water park, we found a new abandoned place to explore.

1 or 2 nights in Ha Long Bay?

Before we booked our unforgettable trip to Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, we debated, 1 night or 2 nights stay? Well, we did two and loved it, however, there are some things we would change.

Macau – Not Las Vegas

We heard that Macau was branded ‘The Vegas of Asia,’ we have been to Las Vegas, and that was incredible! But Macau is not like Vegas, not at all. And here’s why…

The Trek up Mt Misen, Japan

I now have busted knee’s. The muscles have given way to mush. The bones are cracking like eggshells and I have been over-taken by over-weight, middle-aged men. But I get there, and by there I mean the best view I have ever seen.

Wow. Naoshima Art Island, Japan

If you are a fan of world famous, outstanding art, or mind-blowing architecture, or you enjoy peaceful, picturesque islands with stunning views across the sea, then you have to visit Naoshima.

How to get to the Temples of Nikko, Japan

Forests, temples, stairs – this is Nikko, Japan. Scenic, mountain views house an array of grand temples and detailed shrines, a day trip to The Temples of Nikko has so much to offer. But get your walking boots on to see them all, its going to be a long trek.