December marks four months of travel for us. It's a good opportunity for me to take stock of some of the things that I've learnt so far on our travels...the good, the bad and the ugly. Find out more!
In this blog, I'll explain in detail what our daily budget looks like, how we've allocated amounts to different categories like transport, accommodation and eating out; and how we ensure that we record all that is spent. I'll also cover how we are tracking against our budget across the categories, how our spend compares across the countries that we've travelled in and what we would do differently next time. Interested? Read on!
Where else in the world can you explore some of the world's most spectacular caves; kill your own chicken and then eat it and get a duck pedicure, all in one day? I'll forgive you if you've never heard of Vietnam's Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Neither had I until very recently. Having spent five incredible days there with my family, it is without a doubt one of the most breathtaking and exciting adventure destinations yet to be discovered by the rest of the world. Find out why it should be on your Vietnam itinerary.
Penang is an incredibly exotic destination steeped in history, with all the best bits conveniently packed into a charming centre. There is loads on offer for families with children of all ages. Find out what we loved about Penang.
Langkawi, the Island of Legends, is situated in the Andaman Sea 30km off the coast of northwest Malaysia. Think vast white sand beaches, turquoise waters and lush rainforests - all packed into a small but perfectly formed island paradise. We recently spent a week in Langkawi and it was a perfect destination for a family getaway. Want to know why? Read on!