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3 Places in South-East Asia that Will Change How You View the World

3 Places in South-East Asia that Will Change How You View the World

South-East Asia is also steeped in a dark and violent history, things that you might not have been exposed to in Western society, but once you visit these places on your travels, and hear the stories, the lessons of this history will stay with you for the rest of your life.

Should you travel South-East Asia in the low season? It was an amazing experience for me.

Should you travel South-East Asia in the low season? It was an amazing experience for me.

Many backpackers choose to travel South-East Asia in the summer months (October to February) in order to take full advantage of the cooler climate. Also, to experience this region in all its lively and bustling glory. However, travelling in monsoon season aka low-season is amazing too!

Stray Days – Stories from the road. Straying with Clarke!

Stray Days – Stories from the road. Straying with Clarke! Punakha Dzong Monastery, one of the largest monestary in Asia, Punakha, Bhutan

Done straying in New Zealand? Where can you go next? Luckily the Stray Universe is an ever-expanding entity, so there are heaps of options. Check out this travel story from Clarke who decided to stray Asia after finishing his work & travel holiday in New Zealand.

The elephant in the room… Elephant experiences in Asia: yes or no?

The elephant in the room… Elephant experiences in Asia: yes or no? Elephant in Asia - Matt Artz (Unsplash)

Elephants have long since been my favourite animals. I am not sure what attracts me to them but I know my first teddy was an Elephant called Ellie and I still have him 23 years on. For those heading to Southeast Asia the opportunity to meet one of these majestic gentle giants is often quite […]

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