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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Jaipur, India - Exploring The Pink City

Jaipur, India – Exploring The Pink City

“We all travel thousands of miles just to watch TV and check into somewhere with all the comforts of home and you gotta ask yourself, what is the point of that?” – Leonardo DiCaprio, The Beach – After Delhi we headed for Jaipur, The pink city of Rajasthan. We have been to Rajasthan once before ...
Backpacking India: Our Trip to Delhi

Backpacking India: Our Trip to Delhi

We flew to Delhi, preparing ourselves for the worst kind of hectic. This would be our third time backpacking India and somehow, on the previous two visits, we had managed to avoid this infamously chaotic city. Even India veterans have told us that Delhi can be a challenge.  It’s an incredibly chaotic city… and we ...
Pokhara, Nepal: Coming Back Down To Earth

Pokhara, Nepal: Coming Back Down To Earth

Coming down from the trek was bittersweet. On one hand, we were looking forward to being back in ‘civilization’…aka, proper coffee, hot showers and food other than noodles and lentils. On the other hand, we were sad to say goodbye to the fresh air, peacefulness and serenity of the Himalayas, something only nature and rural ...
Nepal, Annapurna Circuit - Hiking High In The Himalayas Part #1

Nepal, Annapurna Circuit – Hiking High in The Himalayas

When we got off the bus in Besi Sahar, the starting point for the Annapurna Circuit, we were completely unaware of what lay ahead. Sure, we had done ample research and planning but in the end, you can’t be prepared for a journey so epic. We checked in to a nice little hotel, planned our ...
What To Do? Go Kathmandu! Our Travels in Nepal

What To Do? Go Kathmandu! Our Travels in Nepal

Upon arrival in the bustling city of Kathmandu, we realized this was just what we needed! There was so much going on all around us – motorbikes dodging pedestrians, music blaring out of bars, men on the streets selling Tiger Balm (and everything else) and hundreds of shops selling souvenirs, clothing and trekking gear. It ...
Dar Es Salaam to Kathmandu - A Slight Change Of Plans

Dar Es Salaam to Kathmandu – A Slight Change Of Plans

We had one more day in Dar Es Salaam before flying out (very convolutedly) to Nepal. Even though we had this flight booked 6 months in advance, we still managed to royally screw it up. We were to fly from Dar Es Salaam to Johannesburg to Mumbai to Delhi to Kathmandu, 28 hours of flying. ...