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    Postcards Home – Week 61

    To my dearest friends, family and fellow culture cravers,

    Our second week in Myanmar took us to a small town called Bagan. Due to its vast expanse of ancient temples sprinkled throughout the area’s bare terrain, Bagan is by far the most popular stop on every traveller’s Myanmar itinerary.

    If you’ve gawped at any of the jaw-dropping photos of the sunrise over the temples of Bagan on Insta, you’ll know why…

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    How to Travel Like a Local

    For me, travel is all about learning about and understanding different cultures as well as, seeing first hand how the locals of a country live.

    And what better way to achieve this than to travel like the locals do?

    Not only does travelling like a local benefit backpackers as they’re able to get a true taste of a culture but, it also contributes to the community and puts their money where it’s really needed.

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    Postcards Home – Week 60

    To my dearest friends, family and fellow culture cravers,

    After sadly having to wave goodbye to Vietnam, Lizzie and I flew back to Bangkok to venture up North to the hippie haven of Pai.

    Located 3/4 hours further North of Chiang Mai, Pai is a quaint backpacker town nestled in the hills of Northern Thailand and these days, is on every traveller’s ‘must visit’ list. During my first visit to Thailand in 2011, I’d never heard of this chilled-out spot however, come 2016, it’s all people rave on about regarding Thailand’s North.

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    Postcards Home – Week 59

    To my dearest friends, family and fellow culture cravers,

    Last week’s escapades led us to the capital of Vietnam – Hanoi.

    Renowned for its insane amount of traffic, scrumptious street food and 12p pints of beer, we were excited to head back into the big smoke for a couple of nights.

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