Sightseeing

Exploring the ancient sites of Sukhothai…and escaping the hounds

During the 13th Century, the ancient city of Sukhothai was the Capital of Thailand. Ruled at the time by King Ramkhamhaeng, the old city flourished with temples and stunning architecture, and was inevitably the Thailand’s hub for the monarchy, politics and religion. Around 800 years on and this beauty has not been forgotten. Despite its ‘ruined’ remains, the sacred site of the ancient city… Continue reading Exploring the ancient sites of Sukhothai…and escaping the hounds

Money

How to make your travel budget stretch?

When it comes to travel budgets, backpackers are the savviest of travellers. Sure, we want to stop off and see the main attractions, which can sometimes lighten our wallets. But we’re also totally down with digging into delicious street grub, riding public transport and taking a bed in a hostel. The cheaper option can also make your… Continue reading How to make your travel budget stretch?

Things to do

Travel to (not through) Kuala Lumpur

Other than Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is a little bit off the beaten track. Approximately 70 million people pass through KL’s airport every year but typically, it’s used by foreigners as a stopover rather than an end destination. An absence of a promoted party scene, like there is in Thailand and Vietnam, might put the younger… Continue reading Travel to (not through) Kuala Lumpur

Reading list

Cheeky award nomination: Backpackermac & the Liebster award

A slightly different post to tap out today as I’ve been nominated for Liebster Award by the lovely folk (Claire and Dave) that run the LoveCandD blog.  Thank you guys and apologies for the delay in getting this penned. This backpacking married couple have covered quite a lot of ground – with travel adventures from… Continue reading Cheeky award nomination: Backpackermac & the Liebster award