Bhutan is a magical place, one that many travellers can only dream about. Wanting to make the most of my opportunity, my two weeks could not have more perfect! I left with new friends, a wealth of Buddhist knowledge and hunger for more. Friendly, respectful and outgoing, the Bhutanese welcomed me with open arms. Thangthangka, … Continue reading Bhutan for the Backpacker: My Experience
The adventures of packing. The smallest detail which can make or break a trip. That small charger you forgot, or that extra pair of shoes you never needed. We've all been there. I know each time I go on a trip I play a small game of tetris with my backpack, hoping to make the … Continue reading Packing Tips: My Must Have Items
Bhutan 2017 I always think it's interesting to look back to the moment when I choose a new country to visit. With Bhutan, I remember vividly the moment I read about the Druk Path Trek, and discovered trekking options in the eastern Himalayas. It was rainy September day, and I was waiting excitedly for our … Continue reading Himalayas 2.0
09. Feb. 16 -> Somewhere between Goteik + Hsipaw Well, I'll start by saying that it's not that bad! We're at the point where the train is still swaying but atleast not bouncing! The first hour was definitely the worst! We were literally jumping off our seats! However, its become particularly enjoyable now! In February … Continue reading Flashback: Bumpy Trains and Ginger Salad.
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I seriously feel as though I am out on my own on this one. It could be that alot of my friends sort it out back "home", where its cheaper and doesn't have a massive language barrier. I have to try and get records sent from Canada. Eventually certain aspects of travelling do catch up. … Continue reading Myanmar Part 2: Frustrating Synonyms?
25.10.2014- Elburus Home, Kathmandu Today is our first full day in KTM, but something tell me that it's not the "real" Nepal - this weekend is the last of Dasain (celebrating the Duiga's victory of evil) - the last few days bring in the New Year (Newari New Year). Consequently, 90% of the shops and … Continue reading Flashback : Buff Momos and Nepal
Unterseen. 16.12.2015 Well, two months later and I'm that much closer to Burma! One of the Asian countries that has long been at the top of my bucket list is Myanmar, even if it just for the hot balloon ride over the Temples of Bagan. However, after looking more into the country and learning about … Continue reading Myanmar: Part 1
I am one of those girls that over-think and over-plan my trips, not itineraries as such but I want to know exactly I walk out of the train station. Growing up with the internet becoming mainstream; I used to street view my journey between places in London so I know I wouldn't get lost. Not … Continue reading India Part I of ∞ – Books
Starting when I came to Europe at 18, never having ever visited any part of it and on a one-way ticket, my desire for travel has always been a fire burning under my passport. Although I thought I would come to Europe and travel around (never had travelled, and never read a guide-book), life took … Continue reading Asia and a Newbie.