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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,...

Yangshuo Fried Potatoes

This quick lunch dish is my interpretation of some tasty street food we discovered in Yangshuo, southern China. At a tiny stall a hawker was selling cubed potato, fried with mustard seeds which he then tossed with coriander leaves, chilli oil and sesame seeds. It made a...

The Island of Phu Quoc

If you dream of a tropical island floating amid blissfully warm turquoise waters fringed with golden beaches and untouched forest, then Phu Quoc may, or may not, be the place for you. Situated in the very of south of Vietnam, in the Bay of Thailand...

Climbing in Yangshuo

The Climbing Lesson from Rachel A Davis Vagabond on Vimeo. If China has an outdoor capital, then Yangshuo is probably it. With so many hiking and cycling trails, rivers, caves and rock faces it draws adventurous visitors from all over the world to play amongst...

A little bit of Europe in Macau

Wow, Macau was busy! This was the first time on our trip that we had encountered mass tourism. The narrow European streets were mobbed with Chinese tourists, all marvelling at the architecture, the abundant food and the glittering Christmas decorations. We had taken a day...

Food and culture in the Muslim Quarter, Xi’an

The ancient walled city of Xi’an is a feast for the eyes, the senses and the taste buds. Brimming with history and culture it requires a few days to take in all it has to offer. Xi’an was certainly my favourite city in China, I...

Exploring Beijing, from a palace to the streets

Our favourite site in Beijing was definitely the Summer Palace, we spent a sunny day exploring this fabulous royal park and found it far more absorbing than the Forbidden City. Maybe it was the glittering lake or the leafy parkland, whatever it was we thoroughly...