Phu Quoc, Nha Trang & Hoi An

HELLO HUMANS and welcome to another masterpiece from Southeast Asia. Well I say masterpiece loosely because I couldn't think of a good title (creative block obvs.) Anyway let's see what I've been up to this week in good old Viet! When I last signed off with you I was laying on a beach in the... Continue Reading →


It’s going down, I’m back in Asia

Greeeeetings humans from a very stuffy part of Southern Vietnam. What has classical conditioning taught us? James in Asia means Blog o'clock - strap yourself in for the intro (after the intro if ya get me.) I'm in HCMC (or Saigon depending on your persuasion) and it's day 3, which is the perfect time to... Continue Reading →

2016 with Ramblings of a Madman

"2016 was terrible blah blah blah blah blah."  You'll have heard this line wheeled out a lot over the last few weeks, predominantly because someones fave celebrity died or a couple of votes in a democratic world didn't go in their favour. Me being the insane individual that I am, view a year based on... Continue Reading →

Kerching in Koh Chang

After the hustle and bustle of the metropolis that is Bangkok, the plan was always a beach. Now the plan was actually to head down saaaf to Koh Tao or one of its friends - or at least that was the plan until we saw the forecast of thunderstorms. I hadn't travelled across Eurasia for even... Continue Reading →

Back in Bangkok

It's going down, i'm back in Asiaaaaaa! (Briefly whilst stocks last) Spoiler - find a comfy spot, this may end up as a very big ramble* Yes I am back in Bangkok (my 33rd? rated place last time round) for technically the 5th time but I'm only going to call it the 2nd because you... Continue Reading →

Ramblings Destinations #1 – Laos

I'm starting a blog series! Huzzaaaaaaah! It's travel related (shock) and will overview destinations in this blogs own witty (shock) style. There'll be suggestions that you'd have never thought of, the best insider tips and 87ish reasons why the destination should definitely be on your list of buckets. Today's featured country is well, brilliant. Brilliant countries... Continue Reading →

Travel Beer Rankings Index 15/16

Overdue? Very! Worth it? Possibly... It's the 2015/16 travel beer ranking index! Ranking beer, as the Greek God "Pintus" once said "is a honour no man can truly comprehend." It is a given that Pintus was generally slurring at a bar somewhere and isn't the greatest quote-master, but you catch his drift. Anyway let's get... Continue Reading →

Ramblings of a Madman travel “tips”

The first trip is always the boldest (James Bartter, 2016) The first thing I'm going to ask you is please don't take all this advice on board (You'd have a very heavy backpack for one!). Having been there I know the amount of information people are bombarded with before they embark on their adventures. "You must... Continue Reading →

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