Teh Tarik: The National Drink of Malaysia

One of my favourite things about traveling around Asia is the huge variety of food and drink on offer. With so many countries and cultures in close proximity you get a fusion of flavours, spices and other ingredients that give you some amazing dishes and delights. One of my favourite drinks in Asia is Teh […]

Teach Abroad for the Right Reasons

As a traveler, I started relatively late. Most people go backpacking on a gap year between school and university or when they have finished university and before they start their career. I started in my late 20’s having skipped the gap year altogether and finding myself at a crossroads in life. I had a corporate […]

Khon Kaen: The Jewel of Isaan in Thailand

Recently I visited Khon Kaen one of the major cities of Isaan, Thailand. Isaan has four major cities of which Khon Kaen is seen one of the big four along with Udon Thani, Nakhon Ratchasima (Korat) and Ubon Ratchathani. It lies 450km north-east of Bangkok and is the Capital of Khon Kaen province. Khon Kaen […]

Buddhist New Year in South East Asia

There is no better time to visit South East Asia than in April. April not only has the highest temperatures as it falls right in the middle of the hot season, but it’s the traditional start of the Buddhist New Year. The New Year celebrations differ slightly between the countries but all are celebrated spectacularly […]

Pay It Forward with 2 Thai Charities

It is important to remember that when we travel around this vast world we are one of the very lucky ones. Many people do not have the opportunity for world travel, many cannot leave their own homes. So, as we travel it is always important to pay it forward as much as possible and help […]

The Top 5 Running Events in Thailand

When I say I like to run living in Bangkok most people think I’m crazy. Bangkok is notoriously one of the most polluted cities in the world so how can I enjoy running. Actually there are some great running venues in Bangkok and Thailand as a whole that make running very pleasurable. There are a […]