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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Yangon For Budget Backpackers: Going To & Coming From

Travel to Myanmar: A Trip to Incredible Inle Lake

After an enormously rewarding 8 days in Hsipaw, we decided it was time for us to move on. We were on a 14 hour overnight bus to Inle Lake. We were lucky and managed to get some sleep in between all the stopping – seriously, who is so hungry that they need to have tea ...
Where To Sleep In Hsipaw

Hsipaw, Myanmar: The Village Of Goodbyes Part #2

We met our new Taiwanese friends at their hotel and they walked us to the small village called Naloy, where they teach. They explained how their small class had started the whole way there. In 2008 the now founder of the class, Hope, had come to Myanmar with the dream of helping the village kids ...
Where To Sleep In Hsipaw

Hsipaw, Myanmar: The Village Of Goodbyes Part #1

We left the temples, payas and pagoda’s of Bagan to head for the hills, tribes and treks in the northern village of Hsipaw. But first we had to go to another one of Myanmar’s major cities, Mandalay. Not just a congested mix of buildings and traffic, Mandalay actually has some charm and there is plenty ...
Burma On The Brink: Travelling from Bangkok to Burma

Burma On The Brink: Travelling from Bangkok to Burma

Our flight from Delhi to Bangkok left at 5:00 in the morning so we decided to sleep in the airport. There’s no point booking a hotel just to get up at 2:00am to be at the airport in time for an international flight. The airport was nice enough but the seats were uncomfortable and hard ...
Yoga In Rishikesh, India: On The Banks Of The Ganges River

Yoga In Rishikesh, India: On The Banks Of The Ganges River

 “You don’t have to stand on your head to be a good person” – Mattaji  Ever since our last trip, and ever since reading Eat, Pray, Love, I have been interested in spending some time in an Ashram and doing yoga in India. We were heading back to India, one of our favourite countries. A country ...
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 ...