Backpacking Thailand : 5 Must See Temples of Bangkok

A trip to Bangkok wouldn’t be valid without visiting the famous Grand Palace and the surrounding temples. In fact, Bangkok boasts thousands of temples within its city limits! Most of the bigger ones are located within Banglamphu, so if you’re pressed for time here are the 5 must see temples of Bangkok. 1.WAT PHRA KAEW (TEMPLE OF EMERALD BUDDHA) Located within the grounds of the Grand Palace, the Wat Phra Kaew is regarded as one of the most important temple in...

Borneo Jazz Festival 2017 : A Recap

It’s been awhile since I’ve been to the Borneo Jazz Festival. In fact my last visit probably dated in 2011, back when I was a young teenager on a mission to save the world. Now that I’m back home again it was really nice to revisit this part of my childhood, to discover the beauty of jazz all over again. WHAT IS THE BORNEO JAZZ FESTIVAL? The Borneo Jazz Festival is well, a jazz festival. It is an annual two-days...

Backpacking Philippines : El Nido

It’s amazing how few people knew of El Nido; given the amazing sceneries, clear blue waters and green karst formation which rivals Philippine’s own gem Boracay (which is overhyped in my opinion). And it’s not like it’s a bad thing. Four years has it been since I started this backpacking journey; four continents, twenty-five countries and a vast of eye-opening experiences, yet El Nido remains one of the best hidden paradise there is, and nothing quite come close to it,...

Boracay on a Budget

The Philippines by all means, was one of the most expensive region I’ve traveled to in South East Asia. Situated way out of the normal backpacking route, very few actually made it to this wonderful country but for those who has (including myself) it was an absolute paradise. A month I spent in the Philippines. And a month was not enough. But here’s a few tips and tricks for you to plan your vacations onward – and I’m starting with this...

The World Scratch Map

This, was more like a want instead of a need. Oh you’ve seen it all across Facebook and Instagram. For £15.99 for a standard map it wasn’t exactly cheap either. I figured I’ll make a full use out of it, and decided to take the plunge – and I love it! This has now earned a golden spot in my room, and every time I looked at it my heart burst in such excitements; it’s really, really pretty! I love that...