• 2 Days in Langkawi

    2 Days In Langkawi: The Ultimate Guide

    This post may contain affiliate links which means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Langkawi, a picturesque island found off the coast of Penang is one of Malaysia’s most popular beach destinations. It’s the largest of more than 100 islands that make up the Langkawi archipelago in the Andaman Sea. If you’re putting together a Malaysia itinerary, you definitely going to want to spend at least 2 days in Langkawi.  This charming little island is home to stunning landscapes, pristine golden beaches, ancient rainforests, exciting nightlife, expansive parks, and much more. It’s a tropical paradise…

  • Things to do in Phuket old town

    5 Best Things To Do In Phuket Old Town

    Phuket - a rainforested, mountainous island of the Andaman Sea, home to some of Thailand’s most popular beaches. An exotic, albeit “touristy” paradise home to many high-end seaside resorts, restaurants, and spas. But on our recent trip we discovered Phuket Old Town and it was incredible.

  • Phi Phi island tour

    Phi Phi Island Tour: Exploring Paradise

    Phi Phi Islands - one of the most iconic places to visit in Thailand. If you like the idea of gliding peacefully on a boat through the clear, turquoise waters, between soaring limestone cliffs, then you will love the Phi Phi island tour.

  • Siquijor itinerary

    Siquijor Itinerary: How To Explore The Island Of Fire

    This post may contain affiliate links which means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. An enchanting island of mystery, magic, and fireflies, Siquijor is one of the most underrated destinations in the Philippines. It’s a tiny island found in between (kind of) Cebu and Bohol. Siquijor is a lot less touristy than many of the other well-known islands of the Philippines – which is one of the reasons that we loved it so much. As part of this Siquijor itinerary, I wanted to share the magic of this charming island with you.  A small, remote…

  • Cebu to Bohol Ferry

    Cebu to Bohol Ferry Trip: Everything You Need To Know

    This post may contain affiliate links which means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Spending a whole month in the Philippines has been one of the best experiences of our Southeast Asia adventure. Did you know that there are over 7,000 islands in the Philippines? Yes, 30 days in the Philippines is not long enough and there’s still so much of it that we want to explore. Two of the most popular and easily accessible islands are Cebu and Bohol. Typically, you can fly into Cebu city from Manila and then make your way over…

  • Siquijor Beaches

    Siquijor Beaches: Exploring the mystical island of Siquijor

    Siquijor island is one of the most mystical islands of the Philippines. The moment Peter and I arrived we felt the magic of what is locally known as Esla del Fuego –  translated into “island of fire” because of the glow caused by the numerous fireflies that come out at night. An island notorious for stories about witchcraft, healing and sorcery, but for most tourists it’s all about the natural beauty. The Philippines is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, which is why we loved the idea of exploring the Siquijor beaches. Siquijor is truly a one of a kind island. To locals, especially the…

  • Panglao Beaches

    3 Panglao Beaches Worth Visiting In The Philippines

    Situated in the Central Visayas region of the Visayas island group, Panglao island was our first stop on our Philippines adventure, and I fell in love instantly. Its beautiful white sand beaches and world-class diving sites make Panglao a popular tourist destination. Featuring lush green palm trees, soft-white sand and the clearest, bluest waters that I’ve ever seen, the Panglao beaches stole a piece of my heart. Panglao is the perfect place to spend a few days living life in the slow lane. Located southwest of Bohol, the two islands are connected by a small bridge. Panglao island is where most tourists stay when visiting Bohol. The serene ambiance of…

  • Bohol Tour

    3 of the Best Bohol Tour Options: Making the most of it

    This post may contain affiliate links which means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Whew, travelling is exhausting. But I wouldn’t have it any other way. It’s been four months since we left our home in South Africa and I’m writing this from a place that has been on my travel bucket list forever – the Philippines. Dreaming about visiting this tropical paradise for years, it feels almost surreal to be here now. We currently in Bohol, the first stop of our philippines adventure. If you’re wondering how to explore Bohol, where to go, how…

  • Climbing Bai Tho Mountain

    Climbing Bai Tho Mountain: Breathtaking views of Halong Bay

    For what is possibly the most beautiful view of Halong Bay, you will need to climb Bai Tho mountain. Most tourists who visit Halong Bay head directly from Hanoi to their cruise and see very little, if any of the mainland. It’s a real pity because Halong City has a lot to offer visitors and it’s definitely worth spending at least a day or two here, even if only for the Bai Tho mountain view. The poem mountain viewpoint of Halong Bay has become famous on Instagram, and for very good reason. If you’ve seen beautiful photos of Halong Bay that have inspired you to visit the area, it’s likely…

  • Hanoi to Halong Bay

    Hanoi To Halong Bay: Travel Guide and Tips

    Halong Bay, one of Vietnam’s most prized treasures and one of Mother Earth’s most amazing natural wonders. This place is the reason that I wanted to visit Vietnam. I had seen so many of those stunning mountain and ocean view photos and I wanted to experience it for myself. Located only 170 km to the East of Hanoi, getting from Hanoi to Halong Bay is very feasible. No trip to the north of Vietnam is complete without a visit to Halong Bay. The crystal blue waters scattered with beautiful limestone peaks, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most iconic natural beauties in Southeast Asia. The name…