Yearly Budget Summary – The Cost Of 12 Months Travel (2016-2017)

The last 12 months have easily been the most enjoyable of my life. I got to travel to some amazing places including up the east coast of Australia with Jules. Here’s the cost breakdown for the whole year: Countries Explored: Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Japan, Philippines, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore Beds Slept In: 97 Places Visited: Bangkok, Kho Read More…

Exploring – Singapore 

Crazy architecture and very tasty food… Singapore is a small cosmopolitan city-state with a very multicultural population. Big banks have their headquarters here, making it a global financial center. Singapore was everything I thought it would be. A big metropolis full of tall buildings, amazing architecture, but still with some really old back streets. The city is the cleanest place Read More…

Exploring – Cambodia

Busy cities and beautiful beaches Cambodia is a country still recovering from the brutal rule of the Kamer Rouge. Even so, the majority of everyday Cambodians are extremely pleasant and polite people. It’s known for being a very poor country, however it’s not as cheap here as I thought it was going to be. The reason? They don’t really use Read More…

Elephant Trekking In Thailand?…No Thanks!

Elephant trekking is an experience the majority of people plan to do when visiting Thailand. However, there’s a horrible side to elephant tourism that most people don’t know about. Asian elephants are an endangered species. Experts believe there are now less than 2000 wild elephants living in Thailand and their population is declining at a rapid rate due to loss Read More…

Koh Tao Backpackers: Worst Hostel I’ve Ever Stayed In

“From the reception onwards it just got worse” I’ve not stayed in a whole lot of hostels, but I’d know a bad on when I see it. First off the guys behind reception were watching TV and seemed more interested in that than checking me in. Normally this wouldn’t bother me so much, but when I finally got checked in Read More…