How to journey down the Mekong River

The boat pulls up to a remote bank. I search the shoreline for any indication as to why we have stopped. A man climbs down onto the sand, followed by bags and crates full of supplies. Within seconds, from nowhere, children run along the sandy banks to the man. They leap into his arms and…

Bad things always happen in threes

SE Asia is infamous for motorcycle and scooter accidents among its tourists and travellers, but with the sun beating down strongly, wind rushing over our exposed bodies and adrenaline pumping, we set off in anticipation to reach and explore Lod Caves, approximately a 50km ride away. A convoy of nine people over seven mopeds. All…

Jungle life with Jumbo Trekker

My 15L backpack is filled to the brim. Sitting in the lobby area of Manee Guesthouse, I can’t contain my excitement and my leg jigs up and down. Three days of trekking in the jungle. Elephant rides, waterfalls, remote mountain villages, white water rafting, long neck tribes and so much more. After walking the Camino de…