Hanoi to Halong Bay Cruise The second leg of our week in Vietnam began with the 4 hour bus journey from Hanoi to Halong Bay for our Halong Bay Cruise. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Halong Bay is famous for its towering limestone formations and peaceful inlets. There is a legend that Halong Bay was […]
From the days of Marco Polo, Asia has captivated people from all over the World.
Asia’s close proximity to Australia makes it one of the most popular regions visited by Australians. We are no exception, and have travelled extensively through Asia since our youth.
We later introduced our children into the delights of travel, when we explored Asia as a young family. I will never forget the look of wonder in their eyes through these journeys, making our travel experience even more fulfilling.
We have enjoyed many Asian cities and hope you will too. Here are the stories of our travels.
Click below to read our city guides for Asia:
Things to do during 3 Days in Hanoi After finishing our House sit in Hong Kong we decided to fulfil our goal of having a week in Vietnam, something we had promised ourselves since leaving Australia. Our first stop, 3 days in Hanoi. We chose to stay in Hanoi’s Old Quarter and decided on a Hotel […]
What to do in Hong Kong in 5 days Our love affair with Hong Kong started with my first visit in 1979 and Alan’s first visit in 1980. Since then Hong Kong has become one of our favourite destinations and we have returned many times. Though Hong Kong has seen many changes in that time it […]
Tips for 4 Days in Manila A last minute booking to house sit in Manila gave us little time to do any research before we left, this meant we had no set plans for 4 Days in Manila. Both Alan and I had visited Manila in 1980 and we were interested to see how much […]
Tips for 5 Days in Singapore Singapore is one of the cleanest, most modern and sophisticated cities in South East Asia. Our 5 Days in Singapore began when we returned to do a house sit with one of our favourite cats. Our house sit was located near one of Singapore’s MRT Stations so if you […]
Top things to do 3 Days in Macau. Alan and I had just finished a house sit in Singapore and had 3 day’s spare before starting our next house sit in Hong Kong, so we thought “Why not spend 3 Days in Macau!” Macau is a former Portuguese enclave that is about 60 kilometres west […]
Who are Alan & Rosalind?
In our mid 50’s we left our jobs to pursue our passion, world travel. During this time, we decided to document our travels with the hope of helping others like us who find that they now have the freedom and means to travel when and where they want. We travel full time exploring as many countries as we can. Our goal is to show YOU how you can Travel the world adventurously, safely, and cost effectively without sacrificing some of life's little luxuries just as we do...