Zhangjiajie forest park

Adrenaline Junkies: Avatar Mountains, Zhangjiajie, China Have you ever wondered where they filmed the Avatar Mountains for the movie? Zhangjiajie Forest Park has been officially renamed following the release of the film, Avatar.  The movies inspiration come from the Heavenly Pillar a tall pillar of sandstone in the park which, in cloudy weather appears to float in thin air. Zhangjiajie…

Bali Travel Itinerary and guide When we visited Bali we hired a car and arranged collection from the airport so there would be no need to pay for transport into town. This was the first time we have hired a car in Asia, usually just getting mopeds in each town as we went around but…

Tukad Cepung waterfall

Lets face it we all go on holiday for the luxury and to experience something different to the regular everyday, but what if there was a few smart and easy tips in which to make the most out of your money? Simple everyday tips that would save you the hard earned money in your pockets.…

Adrenaline junkies: Glass Skywalk in Tianmen National Park, China. want to walk in the sky? check out this awesome glass walkway in the mountains of China! Your trip to Tianmen mountain will start with a ride on the worlds longest cable car ridge with spectacular views The ride takes around 39 minutes and covers 7…

As well as a report on the earthquake damage and our top 5 temples to visit (see blogs) we wanted to give a detailed overview of our time in Bagan as a whole, temples, villages, the food and the people. UNDER CONSTRUCTION 🙂 check back tomorrow for the full review   Food Transport Temples  …

Watching the light

Mandalay travel Guide Many people bypass the city of Mandalay on their rush to get to Bagan, heres some reasons why you should add it to your itinerary, and some others why you might not! Here’s our itinerary of main attractions, the numbers refer to coordinates via MapsWithMe. U-Bein Bridge on Taungthaman Lake (21.891682 96.055523)…

scaffolding on one of many damaged temples

Destruction of temples due to the August 2016 Earthquake in Bagan   If you are going to Bagan in the near future, be aware that there was an earthquake not so long ago, this means entry to some temples is limited due to the damage on the structures, a lot of them also have repair…

Our top 5 Bagan Temples Shwe Nan Yin Taw Monastic Complex From this little group of temples you can see the balloons fairly close as the drift across behind the temples. You can climb up to the top of one of the temples in the area whereas the others are locked. You will find a narrow…

A detailed guide to the cost and availability of transport around Myanmar   Information on transport around Myanmar is quite sparse and hard to find, most of which is out of date due to recent changes, road improvements new laws and other changes. This information is correct as of 18th December 2016, as we travelled…

  We planned our visit to Murphys Haystacks South Australia in line with both weather forecasts and the moon phase to ensure we got clear, dark skies. We arrived before sundown and shot the sunset, after cooking a meal in Maurice. Sunset was rather plain, as there were no clouds as we wanted. The sky…