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The Married Wanderers

Jen and Rudi Raath | Married | South African | Travel Lovers | Nature Wanderers | In search of paradise |

Malaysia By On July 2, 2017

Perhentian Islands Travel Guide to Paradise

Perhentian Islands Travel Guide to Paradise To say, “we found PARADISE in Perhentian“, would be the understatement of the year!! So here is our travel guide to help you find it too: Stay in Paradise The Perhentian Islands are made up of 2 islands – Besar, the bigger more resort-orientated island and Kecil, the smaller more affordable island. But regardless of…

Wanderlusting By On May 21, 2017

How far out your comfort zone is too far?

How far out your comfort zone is too far? This isn’t a very popular conversation, and for the truly adventurous traveler the answer would probably be “not far enough“. But if we’re not trying to impress anyone or not trying to prove anything, then how far is enough, really? Or, at what point does escaping your safety zone stop being brave…

Cambodia By On April 30, 2017

A Paradise Guide to Saracen Bay | Koh Rong Samloem

A Paradise Guide to Saracen Bay | Koh Rong Samloem With wind blown faces, salty clothes and slightly nauseas tummies, we finally arrived in Saracen Bay. We watched in relief as the rough chaos from the ocean fell flat, transforming into what can only be described as ABSOLUTE PARADISE. But first, why visit Koh Rong Samloem instead of Koh Rong Island? The perfect answer…

Laos By On April 14, 2017

Pakse day trip to the Bolaven Plateau

Pakse day trip to the Bolaven Plateau Pakse is a MUST DO stop over town in Laos. Not only is it en-route from Vang Vieng/ Vientiane to the 4000 islands in the South, but it is also the gateway to some of Lao’s mot beautiful waterfalls! We rented a semi-automatic motorbike for 80 000 Kip and set off to Pakse’s infamous Bolaven…

Laos By On April 5, 2017

The Crazy Tubing Party in Vang Vieng

The Crazy Tubing Party in Vang Vieng The legend of Vang Vieng tubing A few years ago a bunch of crazy backpackers (let’s be real they were mainly all Australian), gave this event the name, “The Craziest Party in Asia”. It was so crazy that over 10 people died !! Not funny! Drugs were anywhere and everywhere and drinking games weren’t games…

Laos By On March 20, 2017

Hot Air Balloon Ride in Vang Vieng

Hot Air Balloon Ride in Vang Vieng An absolute dream come true !! Balloon riding has been top of mind and top of our bucketlists ever since our travels in Myanmar. You spend a week in Bagan watching the endless hot air balloons rising over the fields of ancient stupas and pagodas, and tell us you’re not itchy to fly away in a woven…

Laos By On March 15, 2017

10 things to do in Luang Prabang

10 Things to do in Luang Prabang 1. Wander through the pastel streets of this UNESCO World Heritage town 2. Watch the sun set over the Mekong River Every night before dinner we would buy a cold beer and search for a new spot. The views of the lowering sun over the blue, then orange, then purple Mekong River were magical….