Tagged: hiking

A Day Trip To Bako National Park

Bako National Park Bako National Park is the oldest of Sarawak’s national parks, a verdant peninsula of accessible walking trails, beaches and wildlife. The draw is the walking opportunities, which range from easy strolls to more challenging hikes. The park is small but very varied,...

Cameron Highlands | Malaysia

6 Reasons Why I Love the Cameron Highlands!

Cameron Highlands Head up into the Malaysian clouds and cool off amid glorious green tea carpets! The Cameron Highlands is one of my favourite places in Malaysia: sure, Malaysia has blissful beaches, exciting cities and wild rain forests but I’m simply a sucker for this cool,...

Xingping, it’s on the note you know!

The note in question being the 20 Yuan note, and tourists flock from all over the country to see the beautiful view that is depicted on their money. Luckily, December wasn’t a time they chose to do it and we found Xingping to be rather...

Walking among the Dragon’s Back Bone Rice Terraces

In the mountains to the north of Guilin, a spectacular dragon slumbers. Here rises Longji, a mountain so coiled in rice terraces that it resembles the back bone of a mighty dragon. Every bit of this famed mountain is covered in terraces and the rice...

Laid back on Lamma

So we escaped China! The huge country had been enthralling and fascinating but we needed a break, and we found it on a small, tranquil island in Hong Kong. Technically still China, Hong Kong is an autonomous, separate special administrative region and it comprises of a...

The Great Wall is a mighty Dragon

The Great Wall snakes over the mountain ridges of northern China like the backbone of a mighty dragon. A crumbling monument of stone from the distant past that enthrall visitors today yet was built to keep out marauding invaders from the west. The only marauding...

Murren, Switzerland, snow, mountains

A Snowy Hike From Mürren

The clouds we’d seen all week disappeared from the valley revealing a beautiful blue sky so we took the cable car up to pretty Mürren. Sitting over 1600 metres above sea level at the end of the Lauterbrunnen valley, Mürren has impressive views of the Eiger, Monch...