Three Days in Mui Ne, Vietnam

Mui Ne is a small coastal town located in south east Vietnam. It has become a bit of a tourist town as the warm coastal winds make it an ideal kitesurfing spot. However the locals main source of income is still from fishing. The beach is lined with traditional boats and basket boats painted in…

Flying Economy with Jet Airways

This was my first long haul flight. I was travelling from London Heathrow to Bangkok via Mumbai. The idea of a change over made me very nervous but the whole journey went incredibly smoothly. After a long and teary goodbye to my parents at Heathrow we crossed though security and boarded our Jetairways flight to…

How to Survive a Long Haul Flight

Long haul flights are boring, tiring and uncomfortable. Here are my tips to make the more enjoyable.  Bring entertainment. That can be as simple as fully charging your electronic devices a bringing a powerbank with you, to buying a good book and a stack of trashy magazines. If you’re crafty like me then you might…

Crafting on the Road -What I use

If you are an avid crafter like myself then the thought of leaving behind your collection of beloved supplies to travel the world can seem like a daunting task. It might even put you off going altogether. But it needn’t. You just have to adapt or change your craft. I have always been someone with…

A Backpackers Washbag

Here are my top washbag tips for backpackers. 1. Get a washbag with a hook or some sort of device for hanging it up. The reason for this is if you are travelling in hostels the bathrooms might be dirty or not have sufficient surface space for you to put down your washbag. With a…

How Do You Plan a Long Term Journey?

How did I plan my long term trip? What did I have to organise before leaving? I am hoping that my personal journey to long term travel might help you plan yours. I understand that long-term travel is a big deal. There are lots of things to think about, plan and organise but I have…

The Journey

In April my partner Jack and I will be setting off from Heathrow London on what we hope to be our adventure of a life time. We plan to visit seven countries around South East Asia exploring each one in-depth before heading to Australia for one year as part of a working holiday visa. I hope…