Motorbike journey in the Balkans

A Motorbike Journey Across the Balkans

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Today we have some travel inspiration from Jacob Laukaitis, who bought a motorbike and rode 8000kms across the Balkan States, filming as he went. This video of his journey will make you want to pack up and hit the road. A journey across the Balkans I was born and raised in Eastern Europe, but have… Read More

Street corner in Battambang, Cambodia

Video: A Sudden Downpour in Battambang, Cambodia


We had one of the first big summer storms here in Brisbane yesterday. I was at work at the time, and as I looked outside at the huge sudden downpour of rain, instantly cooling down the hot and humid day, I felt a little “home sick” for Southeast Asia. I was reminded of travelling through… Read More

Martial Arts performance in Hue, Vietnam

Video: Vietnamese Martial Arts Performance in Hue


When I was out for the day exploring the Imperial Tombs in Hue, Vietnam, I had the opportunity to stop at a traditional martial arts school to view a performance. When I think of martial arts, my mind naturally tends to go to China or Japan, but many Asian countries have some form of traditional… Read More

Video: Traditional Khmer Music in Phnom Penh, Cambodia


When I was at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, I wandered away from the spectacular Silver Pagoda and stumbled across two locals who were playing some traditional Khmer music. One tapped away on his drum while the other played a kind of xylophone instrument. They seemed to just be playing for tips, and… Read More

Crazy traffic in Hanoi, Vietnam

Video: Crazy Traffic in Vietnam


Vietnam is famous for its crazy traffic. I’ve been to cities in Asia such as Bangkok where the traffic jams can get ridiculous, but as I travelled through the cities in Vietnam, I realised that it is far worse. Crossing the street in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is almost a tourist experience of its… Read More

Golden Clock tower in Chiang Rai, Thailand

The Musical Clock Tower of Chiang Rai, Thailand


Right in the heart of Chiang Rai in Northern Thailand is a beautiful golden clock tower, built in the typical Thai style. For two days as I explored this interesting city, I passed by this clock tower several times, and in the evenings as I walked to the night market, I could always see it… Read More

Video: Exploring Wat Mahathat in Ayutthaya, Thailand


In the old Siam Capitol of Ayutthaya, Thailand, there are many interesting ruins dating back to the 14th century. Wat Mahathat was one of the main temples in the city and it’s ruins are interesting to explore. Watch the video below to see some of my exploration of the temple and listen to some classical… Read More