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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Chiang Mai in the day, not to much to say.
Chiang Mai at night, a foodies delight!
Colourful, shiny, pristine. These are all words I’d use to describe the temples seen throughout Thailand. However, they may become a little ‘same ‘. If you fancy something different, and before you get a little bit ‘templed-out,’ head to Ayutthaya.
We thought being on our honeymoon meant we’d get a fancy upgrade, maybe even meet the pilot and see the cockpit. Nope, none of that happened. So, whilst in Bangkok, we went and found our own cockpit to play in.