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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Digital Nomad Guide to Living in Penang, Malaysia

I am no stranger to expat life. I’ve lived in London, Cape Town, and Brazil. But in December of 2012, on holiday to Penang, something drew me in and grabbed hold of me. By September 2013, my husband and I had sold everything and were living in Penang — an island off the west coast ...
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21 Best Things To Do in Koh Lanta, Thailand

Thailand is one of the most popular countries in the world to travel to, and for good reason. The Kingdom of Smiles has bustling cities, awe-inspiring landscapes, a vibrant culture, and of course, idyllic islands such as Koh Lanta. There are numerous fun things to do in Koh Lanta to keep you busy. Those looking ...

21 Best Things To Do in Koh Samui, Thailand

If you’re looking for a place that has big city amenities, stunning Buddhist temples, and a chilled-out island vibe, then look no further than Koh Samui. Thailand’s 2nd largest island (#1 is Phuket) has a lot to offer travelers. Whether you’re into nature, culture, adventure, partying, or just some good old fashioned R&R, you’ll find ...

21 Cool Things To Do in Pai, Thailand

Pai is a small town located in Northern Thailand and due to its charm and the many different things to do in Pai, it has become a popular place for travellers. From visiting waterfalls and hiking the Pai Canyon, to checking out the Big Buddha and exploring by scooter, Pai offers numerous attractions for backpackers, ...
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21 Best Things To Do in Phuket, Thailand

Most travellers to Thailand dedicate a good portion of their trip to exploring the country’s many islands. When it comes to the Thai islands, Phuket is a top choice — beaches, waterfalls, markets, an old town, there are many things to do in Phuket to keep you busy! Not only is Phuket the largest island ...

21 Awesome Things To Do in Chiang Rai, Thailand

Chiang Rai is a quirky, artistic city in northern Thailand, offering a surprising number of things to see and do. Close to the borders of both Laos and Myanmar, it’s a great base for visiting hill tribes, and for scenic mountain trekking (one of the most adventurous things to do in Chiang Mai!). The city ...