Sahai Nan Permaculture Farm – Barefoot with Friends

In late February 2016, I pursued a new experience on my travels in the form of a permaculture farm volunteering retreat. I want to explain why this experience was worthwhile, and why it was a good decision during my travels in terms of Experience, Money and Time. Decisions have to be made on a regular basis…

Cameron Highlands – Colours of Tea & Flowers

A Little History The Cameron Highlands of today is a popular tourist site for foreigners and locals to trekk, visit tea plantations and get away from the coastal heat. The Cameron Highlands was discovered by government surveyor William Cameron on a mapping expedition in 1885. However, it was George Maxwell, Chief secretary during 1920-1926 who…

Heavenly Homestay – Ta Phin Village

A Homestay in the mountains of Sa Pa, Vietnam Travelled by Cam, Jenna and Tonya On January 13th 2016, we arrived via night bus from Hanoi to Sa Pa. At 6:30 am, a taxi had been arranged by our homestay to deliver us into the country side through a narrow and windy dirt road. After 30…