Baku city

What to do in Baku in 3 days

Until recently, most people would never have heard of Baku, Azerbaijan's capital city. It was a city and country that flew completely under the radar, even for intrepid travellers. However, in the last couple of decades, the city has emerged as a new must-visit metropolis. Baku certainly has an interesting mystical appeal to it. Most … Continue reading What to do in Baku in 3 days

The Cascade Armenia

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Yerevan, Armenia

Yerevan is a cool city. While Tbilisi seems to take a lot of the tourist spotlight in the Caucasus region, Yerevan has been slowly creeping into its own embodiment of cool, calm and collected. If you're heading to the Caucasus, you should definitely travel to Yerevan and explore the architecture, history, bars, markets and churches … Continue reading The Ultimate Travel Guide to Yerevan, Armenia

Narikala fort

11 free things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, is an incredibly intoxicating city. Without realising it, you'll soon become so attached and deeply in love with the place, you'll find it difficult to leave. One of the many charms of the city, and the entire country for that matter, is that it's a top place to explore for … Continue reading 11 free things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia

Responsible travel guide to Nepal

Nepal is an incredibly beautiful country. It's majestic mountains, friendly people and interesting culture, all make it an appealing country to travel to. However, it's also incredibly fragile, with melting glaciers, overcrowded hiking trails, pervasive poverty and unmanageable waste. Since 1964 when the first commercial trek was undertaken in Nepal, the tourism industry has slowly … Continue reading Responsible travel guide to Nepal

Kyanjin Ri

Where to trek in Nepal and trek recommendations

You could spend an entire lifetime trekking in Nepal and yet still not cover all the trails and treks that are on offer in this mountainous country. If you're considering trekking there, it can be difficult to choose which trek you want to do, especially if you have limited time. So in this post, I … Continue reading Where to trek in Nepal and trek recommendations

Between Muktinath and Lubra

How to choose a trek in Nepal

The options for trekking in Nepal are endless. There are 20 designated protected areas in the small country of which there are countless trails within to choose from. You only need to stand at one of the walls full of paper trekking maps in the many bookstores in Kathmandu to see the different national parks … Continue reading How to choose a trek in Nepal

Langtang Valley trek

Do’s and don’t’s of trekking in Nepal

Trekking amongst the Himalayas in Nepal is one of the world's great adventures. However, the experience comes with a multitude of things to know before setting off on the trail, whether alone or in a group, independently or with a team of guides and porters. To make your preparation and planning easier for you, I … Continue reading Do’s and don’t’s of trekking in Nepal

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Northeast India: what you need to know before you go

Northeast India is perhaps the country's most underrated and incredible adventure. It's a region that is so often overlooked by travellers because of its complicated past and its highlights are rarely promoted on any travel platform or guide. However, it's a unique slice of Asia that is home to fascinating tribes, beautiful and varied landscapes … Continue reading Northeast India: what you need to know before you go

10 things to do in Darjeeling

Darjeeling, the old favourite hill station in India's Northeast region, is a popular place to escape the maddening chaos of the rest of the country. It's most well known for two things, namely, tea and Himalayan vistas. However, the smallish town also has plenty of other attractions to keep you entertained for days. From browsing … Continue reading 10 things to do in Darjeeling

7 must visit neighbourhoods in Delhi

Delhi is India's capital territory and one of the world's great megacities with nearly 20 million residents. To say it's an overwhelming and intense city is an understatement and most tourists plan on spending as little time as possible there. However, Delhi is a great place to delve into India and all its charm, cultures, … Continue reading 7 must visit neighbourhoods in Delhi

Andaman Sea

Solo travel guide to island hopping Thailand’s Andaman coast

Everything you need to know about island hopping on Thailand's Andaman Coast, including tips for solo travellers and which islands you need to visit.

10 things you need to know about travelling to Myanmar

For a country that has only been opened to the world for less than a decade, there is still a sense of mystery surrounding it. So this post has 10 things you need to know about travelling to Myanmar that hopefully covers all the essential information you will need to travel there.