My Packing List

A packing list of all the items that I would pack for 4-5 months backpacking in South East Asia. Along with some advice and pointers to help you with your packing. Firstly my Backpack. I have a Kelty redwing 40l and I love it. It’s the perfect size and fits as hand luggage.

10 things to know before travelling solo

Travelling solo can be the most amazing experience. You put yourself outside your comfort zone and learn so much about yourself. It can open your mind and make you realise…

Packing Tips

I’m definitely not claiming to be an expert when it comes to planning for travel. I’m not an organised person, and I tend to go with the flow more than…

Travel planning Resources

Here are some resources you should find useful to help with your travel planning. This isn’t just a big long list with any resource I can think of added to…

Hostels & Homestays

Recommendations on the best hostels & home-stays I've stayed at during my time in South East Asia

Recommended Tours

I tend not to do too many tours when I’m travelling. I prefer to just go out and explore places on my own. However these are a few tours I have been on that I would definitely recommend.

Hin Bus Depot, Penang

“Began as a space run by independent artists, Hin Bus Depot has since evolved into a community project run on the belief that there should be no limit to the expression of art." - Hin Bus Depot

Sunsets

As I sat there alone listening to music, while watching the beauty of the setting sun. I suddenly realised how lucky I am to have been able to watch the sun set in so many amazing places.

Solo travel – Don’t you get lonely?

One thing that gets talked about all the time when it comes to solo travel is loneliness. One of the first things people say when you mention your travelling alone is “don’t you get lonely?”

Are we ever really lost?

Why the fear of getting lost? If we just enjoy the journey and have fun discovering as many things as possible along the way. Then I guess the question is were we ever really lost?