“Everything will be alright in the end, if things are not alright then it is not yet the end” - John Lennon This is a quote that I believe to be true in life and especially when backpacking throughout many parts of the world. Your travel plans will go out the window, you will run late, your bus will break down, your luggage will go missing, you will get your wallet, money & … [Read more...]
General travel posts and articles about my travels as a digital nomad. Hopefully also providing information and travel tips you find useful.
Shanghai was the first city in mainland China I visited and I was automatically amazed at the size and how modern the city was. I was expecting to find China with ancient architecture, run down, crowded and disorganised like many cities in South East Asia however what I found was not just a modern city but a city out of a futuristic sci-fi movie. The airport was bigger than … [Read more...]
Macau is the gambling capital of the world, the casinos are bigger than vegas and there is more money gambled here each year than Vegas but despite that Macau is not even close to being Vegas. If you’re staying in Macau chances are you will be staying with a hotel attached to casino or at least it’s own gambling area. The vibe of the casinos is not like Vegas, it’s not a … [Read more...]
Of all the festivals in the world, Songkran has to be up there as one of the best if only for the reason that as a grown up you can run around in the streets with a super soaker spraying people with water and not have anyone get annoyed at you look at you like you’re strange, in fact it’s encouraged and the whole country gets involved. Songkran is Thai New Years held … [Read more...]
My last entry about pandas was short because I think it would be much more interesting to show you pandas than write too much about it. After a great day with the pandas and really enjoying the tour I decided to book another tour from my hostel for the next day. There was a lot more to see in Chengdu than I had read about and I didn’t realise the Leshan Giant Buddha was so … [Read more...]