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Family of Cats in Cat City Kuching. Statue in modern KuchingCat statues kuching. Things to see in Kuching

Things to do in Kuching, Sarawak

You’ve probably heard of Sarawak on the island of Borneo, but have you heard of Kuching, its capital, which is also known as Cat City?  The word Kuching actually means “cat” and cat-related landmarks abound. That has to be the number one thing to do in Kuching – check out the cat statues. We absolutely …

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the lake and boats Pokhara Nepal

Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara is in central Nepal, and stands on the edge of the enormous Phewa Lake. It’s the largest city in Nepal in area and the second-largest in population.  It’s well known as a gateway to the Annapurna Circuit or the Poon Hill Trek, two hugely popular Himalayan treks, but is also a wonderful spot to relax …

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Danang to Hoi An Best Ways

Danang to Hoi An Vietnam

The best way to get from Danang to Hoi An is by road. Most travellers will stay in Hoi An, the picture-perfect UNESCO Heritage-listed town but will arrive in Danang by air or rail. This is because Hoi An has neither a railway station nor an airport but don’t worry it isn’t far and below …

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Kuala Lumpur Malaysia with kids guide

Kuala Lumpur With Kids

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia is a busy modern city bursting with things to do with kids of all ages. Choose between cultural experiences to educate and broaden young minds, attractions designed purely for child-friendly fun, nature and wildlife experiences, plus more. KL with kids really is a dream. Kuala Lumpur is easy to get around, relatively …

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Eating Bun Bo Hue in Hue Variation on Bun Bo Restaurant Dish

Bun Bo Hue. What is It?

Bun bo Hue originated in the beautiful ancient city of Hue in Central Vietnam. Like the more famous Pho Bo, it is a beef noodle dish but is distinctly different due to history and origins. Geographical origins and climate invariably affect flavour and ingredients found in classic Vietnamese dishes but pho bo, unlike bun bo …

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Is travel to Bhutan worth it

Is It Worth Visiting Bhutan?

We recently spent 10 days touring Bhutan, including hiking, after years of dreaming of visiting this mystical Himalayan kingdom. This was my ultimate bucket list destination and I’ve finally been. You probably know that Bhutan costs $250 per day per person to visit ( ballpark figure – this can vary either way) so is it …

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amphawa prawns thailand

Amphawa Floating Market

Amphawa Floating Market is one of Thailand’s best floating markets and is an easy distance from Bangkok for a day trip, weekend or overnight stay. It’s in a lovely part of Thailand, Samut Songkhram and this area is worth your time. Amphawa Floating Markets are open on the weekends, Friday to Sunday and they are …

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