Southern Asia

Here you will find all of our posts from Southeast Asia and the Subcontinent. We’ve spent over 3 years in total travelling this region and consider ourselves to be Asia experts! It’s probably our favourite continent to travel (so far) and we can’t wait to return. For individual countries and other continents, refer to Our Destinations Page.

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Full Moon Party

5 Tips For Surviving a Full Moon Party in Thailand

Like it or not, the Full Moon Party has become a big part of tourism in Thailand. There’s a lot of controversy surrounding this monthly festival, with many travellers preferring to stay well away from the debauchery, while others have this event firmly planted on their Southeast Asian itinerary. No one really knows when The ...
going on a camel safari when backpacking india

Incredible India: A Photo Journey Through Rajasthan

Rajasthan is one of the most interesting and popular states in all of India. From rock-cut forts and dune filled deserts to colourful markets and cities, Rajasthan is a traveller’s dream. We backpacked through India during 2009, 2011 and 2012 and our time spent in this northwestern state was a definite highlight. The word “Rajasthan” evokes ...
Guide To Transportation In India

The Backpacker’s Guide To Transportation In India

Planning a trip to India for the first time can seem like a daunting task. You’ve probably heard stories of dirty streets, culture shock and absolute chaos. While this can be true, India is probably the single most rewarding and awe-inspiring travel destination on Earth. Most travellers to India have a love/hate relationship with the ...
Sipadan: The Best Scuba Dive

Sipadan: The Best Scuba Dive Of My Life

Sipadan is Malaysia’s only oceanic island and it is actually a massive extinct volcano cone. Coral has grown from the volcanic rock mountain which lays dormant and almost totally submerged in the Celebes Sea. Located  just off the north eastern coast of Borneo, Sipadan has long been a scuba diving mecca. When we were travelling ...
House Boating Through The Backwaters Of India

House Boating Through The Backwaters Of India

Back in 2009, on our first trip, we embarked on one of the most amazing journeys in all of our travels. We based ourselves in the city of Alleppey and from there we went house boating through the stunning Alappuzhan backwaters. Arriving in Alleppey we had absolutely no idea where to start planning our trip. ...

Our 3 Day Trip to Singapore

Singapore is known for its high-end hotels, delicious cuisines and modern styled buildings. During our trip to Southeast Asia and the Sub-Continent in 2008/2009, we visited this tiny island country. Since it’s quite small, we allotted ourselves 3 nights to explore the area. At the time, we were on a budget, so we didn’t stay ...