Travel Stories

Phonsavan to Paksan (Luang Prabang - Phonsavan - Paksan - Pakse route) by bus | HandZaround

Phonsavan to Paksan (Luang Prabang - Phonsavan - Paksan - Pakse route) by bus | HandZaround

It didn't seem that many travellers stopped by in the Lao city of Paksan. We did and even though we spent there only one night, we got to listen to a heartbreaking story...

Luang Prabang to Phonsavan (Plain of Jars) by bus | HandZaround

Luang Prabang to Phonsavan (Plain of Jars) by bus | HandZaround

Have you heard of Plain of Jars? Do you know what UXO is? Check out our story about one of the worst bus rides we've had, how we got from Luang Prabang to Phonsavan, and what happened when we got there...

Guest Journal Post - First 24hrs in an Indian Rickshaw by The Tipsy Gypsies

Guest Journal Post - First 24hrs in an Indian Rickshaw by The Tipsy Gypsies

Through the magical power of social media, we met the adventurous Tipsy Gypsies. A travelling couple from the US and Poland who decided to buy a rickshaw and road trip through India!

Preparations or Celebrations? Celebrations of Phuket Old Town Festival in Photographs.

Preparations or Celebrations? Celebrations of Phuket Old Town Festival in Photographs.

Phuket surprised us with its amazing 'Phuket Old Town Festival' happening from the 2nd to the 4th of February 2017.
In the previous post we shared with you the behind the scenes of the festival. 
In this post you can see what the actual festival looked like...food stalls, balloons, lots and lots of people, and most of all, tradition mixing with the contemporary inventions!

Preparations or Celebrations? Preparations for Phuket Old Town Festival in Photographs.

Preparations or Celebrations? Preparations for Phuket Old Town Festival in Photographs.

Phuket surprised us with its amazing 'Phuket Old Town Festival' happening from the 2nd to the 4th of February 2017. Check out the photographs from the preparations and stay tuned for the photos of the festival itself coming in the next post!

Why overpay for tourist attractions? We found better things to do in Sigiriya!

Why overpay for tourist attractions? We found better things to do in Sigiriya!

We got to Sigiriya town and were caught by surprise at how unfriendly the ticket prices to the famous rock were for budget travellers! We think this was the way it was supposed to be - we had so much fun doing other things!
Read about what we did on our 1st day in Sigiriya village.

Made in India: Anamika and Rama - A Breath of Fresh Air

Made in India: Anamika and Rama - A Breath of Fresh Air

Totally by accident we met a couple of wonderful people: artists V.Anamika and N.Ramachandran. Read how we felt after the visit at their art studio and see the hidden gems of their artsy house.

Our First 24hrs in Sri Lanka

Our First 24hrs in Sri Lanka

Our first 24 hours in Sri Lanka: read and see the photos of Zach helping local fishermen bring in their catch, see what else we did in Negombo and read about how lucky we were to have such cool local hosts!

The Valley of One Hundred Thousand Lights

The Valley of One Hundred Thousand Lights

Kathmandu Valley boasts a variety of different ethnicities and religions, all of them living in harmony with each other. Read about spine tingling legends, which round the valley up to this day and get to know some less pleasant things about how child trafficking affects Kathmandu.

Our first 24hrs in India !

Our first 24hrs in India !

Read what we did in our first 24 hours in India: craziness on the streets of Delhi, selfie hype, love people and much more!