Is Elephant Riding in Chiang Mai Ethical?

Without a doubt, one of the most popular activities in northern Thailand is elephant trekking. Outfitters in places like Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Pai offer elephant rides, usually combined with other activities. One-day or multi-day treks involve hiking, rafting (white water or bamboo depending on the … [Read More...]

Grand Palace

Useful Tips on Visiting Bangkok

Bangkok is a vibrant city with loads of sightseeing opportunities. It's a great place to base yourself in for a few nights, but, as with many capital cities, it comes with the difficulties of being vast and overpopulated. These 10 tips on visiting Bangkok should help you figure out the best itinerary.1. … [Read More...]

Caturday Cat Cafe, Bangkok

The Bangkok Cat Cafe Experience

Every big city needs a place to unwind. In Bangkok, there can’t be a better place than Caturday Cafe.Tucked down a side street that leads off Phayathai Road near Siam Square, it can be tricky to find, but if you turn off beside the less inviting establishment ‘Guts’ you’ll encounter a secret hideaway … [Read More...]

10 Things You Have to See in Bangkok Thailand

10 Things You Have to See in Bangkok

Most visitors to Bangkok begin their sightseeing with visits to the ‘big three’ - Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho and Wat Arun. The advantage of this is that they’re all very close together and they’re also some of the best examples of ancient Thai architecture in the city. As you start to explore further afield, … [Read More...]

Antigua Guatemala

What to See in Antigua Guatemala

Antigua - a delightful city in Guatemala not to be confused with the Caribbean island of the same name - is one of those colonial cities you visit in Latin America and then struggle to leave. Countless backpackers have fallen for its charm and are still working its hostel bars months, if not years later. It's … [Read More...]


Top 5 Yorkshire Walks

Yorkshire encompasses four counties, which are located towards the north east of England. It's a beautiful part of the country with ragged cliffs and coastline, rolling hills, dales, pastures and misty moorland. This lends itself incredibly well to walking, hiking and rambling. Some national trails go on for … [Read More...]