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Month: October 2018

How To Spend 3 Weeks in Cambodia

How To Spend 3 Weeks in Cambodia

Ah, Cambodia, the country of ancient temples, picture perfect beaches, chaotic cities and a past that casts an overgrowing dark shadow over this place that was once called paradise, here let me show you how to spend 3 weeks in Cambodia. Get The Touristy Stuff Done First! Angkor Wat, you mention to anyone you’re going to Cambodia and they’ll mention this place. To be fair though Angkor Wat is actually a stunning temple, very touristy in fact, but still stunning….

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My Baltic Adventure – Part 3 – Through The Heart of Estonia to Tartu

My Baltic Adventure – Part 3 – Through The Heart of Estonia to Tartu

Continuing the theme from the first part, I was once again running late for my train to Tartu, this time though it wasn’t my fault, honest! My alarm had failed to go off for my 8 am train, and I was rushing around my Airbnb grabbing whatever I could and shoving it in my backpack. Nope, that’s not my bikini. Now, you may be wondering why I hadn’t packed the night before, that’s a good point. Moving on from that,…

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5 Things That Make Latvia A Hip Place

5 Things That Make Latvia A Hip Place

Ah, Latvia, the butt of many a joke, frequently confused for Lithuania, or even Estonia, a country of just less than two million people, and is one of the few places on earth that has actually seen a population decline over the last twenty years. Don’t let that put you off though, there’s still plenty of things that make it a sort of hip place. 1. Paris of The East Many cities claim to be the Paris of the east,…

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How To Travel Around The Baltics

How To Travel Around The Baltics

The Baltics, frequently confused with the Balkans, which is a shame as they are really nothing alike. The Balkans has stunning mountains, the Baltics has, well, a little hill, the Balkans has simmering ethnic tensions and the Baltics… well they have a few uppity Russians. Here is how to travel around the Baltics. Currency Unlike the Balkans, (this is the last time, I will compare the Baltics to the Balkans, I promise) everyone uses the same currency here. From Estonia…

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My Baltic Adventure – Part 2 – Ambling Around Tallinn

My Baltic Adventure – Part 2 – Ambling Around Tallinn

In this post I promised I’d find a weird park, get confused for a German, nearly get on the wrong train and get caught out in a thunderstorm, it was by all accounts the perfect day in Tallinn. First off, some cities are just built for three-day weekends and Tallinn is certainly one of them, there’s just the right amount of things to do for three days. There’s plenty of old buildings to explore, a couple of museums and a…

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