Four inspirational things we can learn from Penang.

A place that is renowned for it’s spectacular cuisine with such a mix of influences. While being here we had some mouth watering dishes and found ourselves eating throughout the day because when food is this dam good who can say no?

Lush & Green…Cameron Highlands

The bus ride from Kuala Lumpur was seemingly great but as you approach the winding roads of the highlands, brace yourselves and your stomachs! The Cameron highlands have a cooler and moist climate, nurturing mossy forests, medicinal property plants, farming and a variety of creatures large and small so a great place to connect more…

Cambodia//  Past and present

India had been an incredible experience and although we had spent 6 weeks I felt we had only just scratched the surface. But it was time to move on and also explore other countries. Off we headed to Cambodia starting in the North- Siem Reap. Not only does Cambodia have some very daunting history but…

Discovering the Mountains of Ladakh. 

So far we had seen many cities in the northern states, and wanted to see the mountains, we decided Ladakh would be ideal to try our first trek. A strong rainy season in Nepal meant that we avoided crossing into the region but I’d read about Ladakh and was very intrigued. Part of the Jammu…

Rishikesh in Pictures

Photography credits-Praveen Bissonauth A holy city, Rishikesh sits along the holy Ganga river before the city of Haridwar. In the Hindu scriptures it was known as the place Rama stayed to do his penance and his brother Laxman crossed the river Ganga.  Visited by thousands of pilgrims and yoga students each year it’s an immersive…

Onwards & Upwards// Himaachal Pradesh

SHIMLA After a hot and vivacious stint in Rajasthan our curiosity led us to look north and intrigued by the state of Himaachal Pradesh we headed to Shimla. Capital of Himaachal Pradesh, it is a popular hill station named in 1864 as the summertime capital of British India. Our Journey started from Kalka to embark…

Backpacker Dilemmas

There are often different situations to adapt to when travelling, particularly cultural norms. Travelling in India is no exception. Here are a few dilemmas and quirks that you may come across along the way… Sleeper train survival As India is very large you may find yourself booking a sleeper train to travel overnight and save…

Udaipur Steals my Heart

They say that Udaipur is the Venice of India. Well I disagree- Udaipur is Udaipur and no one can level with the uniqueness of this city. What a way to end our time in Rajasthan… The first morning in Udaipur as we looked over the balcony towards the lake view, the heavens opened with a…