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 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 ultimate travel diary from Yangon

As Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon is the gateway to the rest of the country. It was also the capital until the then military Government relocated to Napyitaw in 2006.

Read more about our visit to Myanmar during Chinese New Year where we got to see both the historic sights of the old capital as well as its impressive old colonial architecture…