Bangkok

How to Avoid Bangkok’s Tourist Traps

While there may be certain places on your dream backpacker route that you’ve seen on a blog or Instagram, it’s important to do a little research before you travel to make sure these picture-perfect destinations actually have some cultural merit that makes them worth visiting. This ensures you don’t arrive

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Adventures

The Ultimate Guide to Driving A Scooter In Lombok

The island of Lombok is a fascinating and stunning spot in the Indonesian archipelago that features everything you need for an awesome vacation. With beautiful beaches, epic volcanoes, remote villages and spectacular surf spots, Lombok will leave you with memories of a lifetime that you won’t be able to wait

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Culture

The Most Beautiful Buddha Statues in Thailand

Buddhism dominates the Thai landscape and way of life, and as such, visiting Buddhist temples, statues and shrines across the country is a major part of any trip to Thailand. Whether you want to simply hit the major spots in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, or explore some lesser known gems

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Bali

The Best Swimming Pools in Bali

Bali’s chic, stylish hotels, and villas have exploded on the Instagram scene over the past few years with lush, tropical surroundings, bamboo buildings and gorgeous infinity pools overlooking rice paddies and ocean shores. Each accommodation tries to one-up previous hotels with more and more impressive décor and exteriors. Here we

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Adventures

A Guide to Trekking Mount Rinjani In Lombok

If you’re a lover of the great outdoors and are planning a trip to Indonesia, it’s probably likely that hiking Mount Rinjani is high on your bucket list of things to do. This mammoth volcano in the north of Lombok stands at an elevation of 3,726m above sea level and

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Guides

The Best Eco-Friendly Hotels In Thailand

After becoming one of the tourist hotspots of the world, Thailand has had to ensure its sustainability credentials to both appease green travelers and to safeguard its beautiful landscapes and cities. While most countries have always had a few fringes, green accommodation options, sustainability has become such a big trend

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Stories

Five Thai Films You Should Watch Before Visiting Thailand

While we all know you should watch Leonardo DiCaprio starring in The Beach before visiting Thailand, and swoon over the former beauty of Koh Phi Phi, or perhaps watch The Hangover Part II for a few laughs, there are a number of great Thai films that you should also watch

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Bali

The Best Western Restaurants in Bali

Bali’s food scene has exploded over the past few years and the restaurants across the island cater for everyone from fussy foodies to gastronomy geeks. Whether you want traditional dishes in local warungs or you’d rather a western meal to remind you of home, Bali has a café, restaurant or

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Uncategorized

The Best Western Restaurants in Lombok

While Indonesia does have some incredible local dishes (think: nasi goreng, babi guling and satay sticks to name a few) and Lombok has its own great range of traditional Sasak offerings, sometimes you just fancy a Western brunch, a decent burger or a superfood salad. This is when the island’s

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Adventures

The Solo Female Travel Guide to: the Thai Islands

If you’re curious about traveling to Thailand as a solo female but are a little worried about safety (or your family and friends are!), fear not! We’re here to give you the top tips on how to stay safe while enjoying solo female travel in the Thai islands. I recently

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