Tag: photo essay

People watching in Venice Beach

The United States is one of those destinations you cannot possibly see in one trip. I’ve been four times so far, yet every time I find myself returning to the Los Angeles area. The convenience from Australia is a big factor, but there’s just...

The Truth About Halong Bay

Thinking of a trip to Vietnam? Halong Bay is a name that’s going to come up a lot in your planning. A UNESCO World Heritage Listed Site known for its towering limestone islands, emerald waters, and myriad of traditional junk boat cruise, it’s one of...

Repeat Vietnam: The Trip I Had to Have

Sometimes a second visit makes all the difference. Living up to our blog name I recently made a repeat visit to Vietnam, and it was pretty much the best thing I could have done. The first time Simon and I visited Vietnam was New Year’s Eve before...

Repeat Perth: Returning to Find a City Reborn

Born and raised in Perth until I was 12 years old, the Western Australian city continues to hold a special place in my heart. Though I’ve returned pretty much every year since then, my visit at the beginning of September was a genuine eye-opener...

The Amazing Scooters of Hanoi

Last year we decided to do things a little different for our New Year celebration. Rather than spend it with friends back home in Australia like we usually do, we thought we’d experience a taste of how the rest of the world celebrate this...

Discovering Local River Life on a Bangkok Canal Tour

Bangkok is one of my favourite cities. During a visit in October last year I was lucky enough to go on a long tail boat cruise through Bangkok’s canals – and it was a real eye-opener. It’s not a well-known tourist activity, and I...

Where to find street art in Bangkok

Bangkok is internationally renowned as a mecca for food, shopping, and nightlife, but there’s a new reason starting to make a name for itself – street art. Out of the shadows and into the light, Bangkok’s emerging street art scene is one of the...

Scenes of Hanoi

Greetings from Hanoi, Vietnam! We’ve been exploring this bustling city for a little under a week now, enjoying some much needed down time after the Christmas period, and thought we’d share a few photos from our experience so far (there will be a...

Exploring Japan’s Kumano Kodo

Japan is a destination that warrants repeat visits. When you’ve done the bright lights of Tokyo and spirituality of Kyoto, it’s time to take your journey further afield – but it needn’t be a complete change of direction. If...