things to do in Pai Northern ThailandGorgeous view in Pai, Northern Thailand
Thailand

Places of Interest in Thailand: Pai – Yey or Nay?

First time to Thailand? Planning a trip by yourself? Don’t know which places of interest in Thailand are something for you? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Deciding which experiences to include in your precious travel time can feel like an impossible task. This is especially true if the destination...

Long tail boat Bangkok scamGetting scammed by a fake police officer
Thailand

Getting Scammed by (Fake) Bangkok Tourist Police

Backpacking Southeast Asia for almost a year, we knew we would end up getting scammed at least once. We were aware of overpaying for fruits on local markets, but as long the price remained within reasonable ranges we forgave those tourist surcharges. No, we meant the kind of tourist scams...

Gorgeous Koh Lanta purple sunsetGorgeous Koh Lanta purple sunset
Thailand

Things to Do in Koh Lanta in October: Inhale, Exhale, Relax

When we visited in October 2018 the island felt very empty, many places were still closed. First slightly discouraged, we later realized it was a blessing in disguise. The lack of obvious entertainment options allowed us to really relax and spend quality time with each other and for ourselves separately....

Hai Van Pass motorbike tour dream teamHai Van Pass motorbike tour dream team
Vietnam

The Unforgettable Hai Van Pass Motorbike Trip

If you’re looking for some less touristy and more adventurous things to do in Vietnam, then doing a Hai Van Pass motorbike trip is something for you. Connecting Hue and Da Nang, the mountainous pass is deemed one of the most scenic passes not only in Vietnam, but also the...

Cameron Highlands tea plantationsBoh tea plantations in Cameron Highlands
Malaysia

What to do in Cameron Highlands in one day

Crispy fresh air, active tourism opportunities and majestic sunrise in Cameron Highlands tea plantations - these are the reasons we decided to squeeze in a Cameron Highlands day trip into our already pretty jammed 18-day Malaysia travel itinerary. Although we have since become strong advocates of slow tourism, the less-than-48...