“Rishikesh”. “Yoga Capital of the world”. “Heaven”. Same thing, really.

Today I sat trying to knuckle down and get on with my university work, but could only think of one thing…Rishikesh. I could only think that if there was one place I could be right now it would be Rishikesh. I thought of how hilarious and enjoyable almost every moment there was. I say almost because there is nowhere in India – or the world for that matter – where every moment of being there is amazing. There are always the less enjoyable moments of every trip. But in Rishikesh these moments are far and few between. Continue reading

The history of the Cambodian Genocide

For travellers from all over the world Phnom Penh is on their bucket list of places to go because of its rich and recent history; The Cambodian Genocide. ‘The Killing Fields’ and ‘S21 Prison’ in the city of Phnom Penh have now become memorials for some of the two million civilians lost in Pol Pot’s, and the Khmer Rouge’s attempt at reconstructing Cambodia, based on the communist model of Mao’s China. Continue reading

Vietnam: Hoi An. One place you need to visit when traveling through South-East Asia

I recently realised that there is not much information on Vietnam within my blog. This is unfortunate as I spent three weeks in Vietnam and in that time visited some really beautiful and interesting places. Of these places, Hoi An, is definitely my favourite. Continue reading

Gili Trawangan, the ultimate guide. 

Gili trawangan or Gili T as its better known as due to its tongue twister of a name is one of the most famous party islands in the world. A spot which thousands of Australians visit every year. Although it’s neighbouring island Bali is the most noutorious party spot for Australians it doesn’t have as much to offer as gili T. Continue reading

The Gili Islands

The famous gili islands of Indonesia. On my travels around Indonesia I visited all three and experienced them all. I spend about two weeks on gili Trawangan all together both during and after Ramadan and on all kinds of accomodation. I will be doing a seperate post shortly based solely on Gili Trawangan. Anyway… Continue reading