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Laos By On March 7, 2017

Best Laos Trekking in Luang Namtha

Trekking in Luang Namtha So we had no idea Luang Namtha or any town north of Luang Prabang even existed! As we sat in a tuk-tuk on the Thailand-Laos border, ready to book our slow boat to Luang Prabang (like everybody else), we got speaking to a solo traveler behind us. She told us she was going up North into the mountains to a…

Wanderlusting By On February 24, 2017

Nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award

Versatile Blogger Award  This travel blogging community is just too amazing! Not only are they some of the friendliest people out there but they are all SO different and so interesting! Getting to know and recognise their adventures through these shared awards is so fun!! Firstly, wow, THANK YOU @ROADTravels for nominating us!! It’s always such an honour and we loved…

Thailand By On February 14, 2017

Mae Hong Son Motorbike Loop

Mae Hong Son Motorbike Loop  Freedom – absolute freedom! We hired a 125 CC automatic scooter and set off for 10 days of scenic bliss and fresh air! Picture it, Rudi driving in the front, wind in his face and adventure in his eyes, with Jen at the back, singing Bryan Adams, ‘Life is an Open Road’ as loud as she could…

Myanmar By On February 5, 2017

Inle Lake Travel Guide

Inle Lake Travel Guide Inle Lake is one of the obvious hotspots in Myanmar that we just had to go to. We have low expectations when it comes to these “hotspots” that are so often talked about and more than often exaggerated. But we were SO blown away! It was so beautiful and interesting and everything we didn’t expect it…

Couple Travel By On January 22, 2017

The Most Inspiring Travel Couples on Instagram

The Most Inspiring Travel Couples on Instagram “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures…” Traveling as a couple is so rewarding! In so many ways it’s about growth. Growth in yourself, in your relationship, in your cultural understanding of the world…   But, it’s also about epic sunsets, salty kisses and the craziest…

Myanmar By On January 20, 2017

The Best of Bagan | Myanmar

The Best of Bagan Beautiful; Breathtaking; Blissful – just a few words to describe the indescribable Bagan. We were fortunate enough to stay here for 5 stunning sunrises and 4 amazing afternoon naps. Our 7 Best Spots in Bagan: 1) Maha Zedi Pagoda This big brick pagoda –  just outside Old Bagan – is free to explore and offers a 360 view of Bagan….

Myanmar By On January 15, 2017

What to do in Hsipaw

What to do in Hsipaw Hsipaw is a Northern Shan State town in Myanmar. It is pronounced “see-paw” or as South African’s would say “Sipho”. It is famously known as the gateway to the beautiful treks in the Shan mountains (commonly known to be the best and most authentic treks in Myanmar). Read our blog post on our incredible 2…

Myanmar By On January 13, 2017

Hsipaw Trekking Myanmar

Hsipaw Trekking Myanmar Trekking is a big part of the Myanmar culture. We decided on the Hsipaw trek instead of the infamous Kalaw to Inle Lake trek as we heard it was less crowded and much more scenic. The lush views from the train ride in to Hsipaw was enough to get us super excited for the next few days.  The guides come…

Myanmar By On January 6, 2017

Scenic Train Ride to Hsipaw

ScenicΒ Train Ride toΒ Hsipaw You have not experienced Myanmar if you haven’t done thisΒ EPICΒ train ride from Mandalay to Hsipaw!! We knew we had to do it from all the research we did on the country, but we didn’t think it was going to be this amazing!! Firstly, when we say its the best train ever, we’re definitely not referring to the…