Bangkok is a thriving metropolis and one of the most popular destinations for travellers from around the globe. A melting pot of palaces, temples, markets, street vendors, huge shopping centres and its well-known dynamic nightlife, Bangkok is a city you could stay in for days and not even see half of the sights. But, despite that, I'm going to recommend that you get out of Bangkok and see some of the amazing sights that are close enough for a day trip.One of these unmissable places is Kanchanaburi, a hugely important city north-west of Bangkok and less than 70km from the Thai-Burmese border. A lot of people wonder whether Kanchanaburi is worth visiting - read on to find out why I say YES!
Where should you travel to in 2019? From emerging travel destinations to trending hotspots, here are the best places to travel in 2019! There are so many amazing places that deserve to be on this list so it was tough to cut it down to only this many.From Berlin, celebrating 30 years since the fall of the Berlin wall, to Kaikoura in New Zealand, which is now fully accessible again by road and rail after the destructive 2016 earthquake. Both Matera in Italy and Plovdiv in Bulgaria were named European Capital of Culture for 2019, so expect both destinations to be trending this coming year!Here are the top destinations you should explore in 2019:
Bali isn't just beautiful beaches and hipster cafes (although I love those too), it's also home to some of the most stunning waterfalls. These are some of my favourite waterfalls in Bali!Disclaimer: I travelled to Indonesia with the Indonesian Tourism board and Indonesian Weekend, who hosted me on this amazing trip, visiting Jakarta and Bali.
Winter is coming. It’s true, whether you like the cold weather or not! Winter is a great time of year for travel since you have so many options, including heading to warmer climates (a favourite of mine), exploring Christmas markets, doing winter sports or experiencing the sheer beauty of winter.Some of my favourite travel bloggers have put forward their top choices for winter destinations this year… where will you choose to go?
Yogyakarta, or the Special Region of Yogyakarta, is a city on the island of Java in Indonesia. It is usually pronounced 'Jogjakarta' and is also known as Jogja or Jogjakarta (so if you want to be cool, just call it Jogja).It is the only place in the Republic of Indonesia where a royal family still has some administrative power, rather than just being a cultural figurehead (hence why it is a 'Special Region'), since Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX helped overthrow the Dutch colonialists during the fight for independence in 1945.There is so much to see and do in Yogyakarta, and it is a city you definitely can't miss when you visit Indonesia!A huge thank you to the Indonesian Tourism board for hosting me on the amazing Trip of Wonders, highlighting some of the best cultural wonders around Indonesia.
In the Western world, a funeral is an ending. A funeral is a final goodbye. We cry, we try to accept that we will never see that loved one again. But what if death didn't mean goodbye? For the Toraja people of South Sulawesi in Indonesia, death is not the end.A huge thank you to the Indonesian Tourism board for hosting me on the amazing Trip of Wonders, highlighting some of the best cultural wonders around Indonesia. Warning: the following post contains images that may be upsetting to some readers.
Dubai is a strange place, and I mean that in a very good way!100 years ago, Dubai was some random part of the Arabian Desert that most people didn’t really know of unless you were in the pearl trade. However, as with many countries in the Middle East, oil changed all of that. What was once a small fishing village has become a thriving metropolis of skyscrapers, artificial islands and luxury hotels (which are usually combined to great effect) that has one of the fastest growing economies in the world.
We are already one month into the new year and, if you're anything like me, you've already given up on half (or all) of your resolutions. However, here are some more resolutions that include more travel and, more specifically, new travel! Here we highlight some of the best and most underrated destinations for the coming year.Thank you to the amazing bloggers who gave me their top off the beaten path destinations for 2017 and I hope you find some ideas for unique vacation spots!Don't forget to check out our round-up for the Top 10 off the beaten path destinations for 2016!