If you’re heading to Vietnam, or you’re already there, then you must spend a night on Halong Bay. The famous archipelago of over 2,000 towering limestone cliff islands is around 3 hours by car/van from Hanoi. Upon arriving in Vietnam’s capital city, you’ll be inundated […]
Whether you’re concerned about the rainy weather or simply looking to save some money on your next trip east, we’ve got ten reasons why you should pack your bags and visit Thailand in low season. You won’t regret it!
When traveling long-term, it can be easy to embrace the disposable life. Be it takeaway cartons, plastic utensils and water bottles – you may find yourself sacrificing some habits you’ve diligently stuck to at home in favour of convenience when on the road. Whether you’re traveling to hotter climates or city-hopping for the summer, why not pick up the following items to ensure your footprint is kept to a minimal when traveling?
Ah, Thailand. Home of limestone cliffs, palm trees and terrific beaches. Or at least, that’s what I hoped when I came here. Unfortunately, everything is a little bit touristy across the kingdom so the reality is tinged a bit by commerce and capitalism. However, for […]
Situated in the gulf of Thailand, the island of Koh Phangan is a vegan paradise that offers an absolutely staggering amount of choice for meat-free travellers. Famous for its Full Moon Party at the end of each month, we visited Koh Phangan way before the […]
Lamai is a funny old place, a sort of humble little brother to the flash and raucous Chaweng. It’s an area of Samui where local Thais ply their various trades to tourists from a busy long street, but do so respectfully and with a smile on their faces. There are bars which struggle to fill up, yet are packed with local girls enticing men inside – situated right next to family friendly restaurants and thriving little sports bars.
Through all this, a beautiful beach sits just around the corner. It’s a mash-up of what a young lad in England might think of when they think of Thailand, and also what an older couple looking for a relaxing break might imagine.
All tourists know of Khao San road – it’s the infamous party street that has been fuelling backpackers and visitors alike with beer, clothing and awful ‘shock’ foods such as fried scorpions for many years. While I’ll admit I partook in the street beer and […]
As a vegan, you’d probably think in-flight meals are a no-go. Gone are the times of packing your hand luggage full to the brim with snacks (although we did this anyway on our recent flight from Heathrow to Bangkok), as we’ve discovered there are an […]
As an avid lover of sushi, I probably haven’t spent as much time at Yo Sushi as I should have. I’m a huge fan of Nudo, both the noodle house and the sushi boxes, so, to me, Yo has always seemed a bit of a gimmick. However, recently I’ve noticed an increasing buzz online as the chain’s vegan menu has started to grow, so I figured it was my duty as a vegan to try it out! And, unsurprisingly, since discovering ‘Blue Mondays‘, where Yo offers a significant range of dishes at blue plate prices (£2.90 a pop), I’ve become quite the fan of the chain’s offering.
The internet is filled with easy to answer questions. Thanks to the power of search engines, people can have their curiosity satisfied in milliseconds. For basic questions such as ‘what is a vegan?’ – which is searched thousands of times a month in the UK […]