Our Top 3 Bali temples

When you visit Bali, you can be forgiven for just wanting to lie on the beach, soak up some sunshine and enjoy a beach bum lifestyle. There’s nothing wrong with that and on my first few trips to Bali I did just that. ┬áIt wasn’t until Dan and I went together that I ventured out…

Our ultimate travel diary from Tioman island

Tioman island with its tropical rainforests, crystal clear turquoise waters and powdery white sand is a perfect getaway from Singapore and you don’t even need to get on a plane to get there…

Ultimate video diary: James Bond island

A day trip to Khao Ping Kan (aka James Bond island) lets you experience the best of Phang Nga bay with kayaking, cave hunting and experiencing local life in the floating island of Koh Panyee.

From Europe to Singapore, Southeast Asia and beyond…

We’re a couple who love to travel. Being based in Singapore means we’re spoilt for choice with amazing destinations on our doorstep. Here are our travel diaries with our top recommendations for things to do and where to go…

Our Top 3 eating & drinking in Bali

There is such a vast choice of eating & drinking options in Bali. Part of the experience is discovering your own favourite places.

However, if we were to go back to Bali these are the places that would definitely be on our list for a return visit…

Our top 3 Bali beaches to escape “trash season”

What is trash season? And what the hell does it have to do with Bali?? That’s what we asked too when we visited Bali last year and discovered February was one of those months when strong currents and powerful currents end up bringing huge amounts of trash on to shore at the main beach resorts…

The bad boy beach resort of Phuket – our ultimate travel diary

You could be forgiven for giving Phuket a miss in your travels round Southeast Asia. But then you would be missing out on seeing why it became such a popular tourist destination in the first place. From beautiful beaches to stunning European influenced architecture of the old town, there is still plenty to discover in the old boy yet…

Our ultimate review of Japamala Resort, Tioman Island

Japa Mala is a term for a garland made of beads and usually used for prayers and spiritual practices. And you can see why this tiny resort on the island of Tioman off the East Coast of Malaysia has been named after it.   As soon as you arrive, you are enveloped in a sense…

Our ultimate travel diary from Pulau Besar

Pulau Besar is known for its beautiful beach and having over 60 species of tropical fish in its surrounding waters. Its easy to get to from Singapore but try and avoid being there during the haze!

Our top 3 Bagan temples

Every hotel in Bagan will be able to give you a map showing all the main temples and how to get there. Don’t just stick to the temples on that map though. We saw some amazing places that weren’t featured, including our favourite Temple for sunset. The best way to see all the temples in…

Our best Bagan temple for Sunset

So this deserves a special post all to itself. After all, sunsets (as well as sunrises) are one of the main reasons you come to Bagan. If you ask your hotel where to go for sunset, they will usually recommend Shwe San Daw Temple. And yes its accessible and easy to find. And the views…

Our top 3 eating & drinking in Bagan

So eating & drinking is probably not the main reason for visiting Bagan and after long days of exploring temples, we weren’t looking for fine dining or fancy cocktail bars. But we did manage to find a few gems that offered some great food. Also worth noting that when we visited at the end of…