Phare, The Cambodian Circus

*Disclaimer – No Animals Are Used In This Circus* Amidst all the partying and historic temples Cambodia is a wealth of beauty, history and surprise. Phrae, The Cambodian Circus certainly ticks all of those boxes! If you’re looking for something unique to do when the borders re-open, check out our guide below…. The History Phare […]

ORIGIN AND MEANING OF: “SAME SAME, BUT DIFFERENT” [UPdated December 2020]

Origin and Meaning of: “Same Same, But Different” [UPDATED DECEMBER 2020] If you’ve been to Southeast Asia, chances are you’ve heard the phrase ‘same same, but different’, especially if Thailand was a spot on the list. From street vendors to business people, this phrase is used by anyone who knows even the slightest bit of […]

Festivals: Thailand and a few from Around The Globe

With the start of the vegetarian festival here in Thailand, we wanted to put together a guide for the best festivals in Thailand as well as some others from around the globe. Festivals are a great way to experience local culture (no eating toasties and drinking Leo doesn’t count), so check out our guide below […]

Still In Thailand? Our Best Places To Visit Now!

With all our Slumber fam spread out across the world, this blog post goes out to those that are still in Thailand waiting out this madness!  Although times aren’t the best right now, there hasn’t been a better time to travel around Thailand for a multitude of reasons. Firstly, there is likely to be less […]

Off the Beaten Path in Phuket

Off the Beaten Path in Phuket When many dream of visiting Phuket, it is all about the beaches and parties. While partying the night away after a long day at the beach may be the vacation that you are looking for; eventually, you will want something with a little more substance. This delightful town is […]

Survival guide for Kuta Lombok (Do’s and Dont’s)

Kuta Lombok is an amazing place and a must see if you are travelling South-east Asia! From beautiful beaches to beginner, intermediate and advanced surf spots – Lombok has it all. You can enjoy incredible scenery, chow down on delicous food and still go out to party. If you are tired of the Bali crowds […]

Traditional Balinese Tattoos

For many visiting Bali, tattoos are the first thing that come to mind, but what about traditional Balinese tattoos? Let’s think outside the box. Immersing ourselves deeper into Indonesian culture, or at least the tattoo culture – Balinese Tattoos, also referred to as bamboo tattoos, or hand poked tattoos are quickly gaining popularity worldwide. Bamboo […]

Two Weeks in Indonesia For: The Photographer

With such a diverse range of people, culture, and landscapes, two weeks in Indonesia for a photographer will require a lot of memory. It would be hard to resist to spend the day behind the lens, taking a shot of each novel find. Depending on the type of photos you plan on taking, be prepared […]

The Best Wine Bars in Bangkok

When visiting the glamorous city of Bangkok, there are evenings when you just need to slip off those elephant pants and Leo T-shirts to slip into something glitzy for a night out at one of Bangkok’s poshest wine bars. Found that perfect outfit from today’s shopping spree at Platinum Mall of Chatuchak and can’t wait […]

The Most Beautiful Buddha Statues in Thailand

Buddhism dominates the Thai landscape and way of life, and as such, visiting Buddhist temples, statues and shrines across the country is a major part of any trip to Thailand. Whether you want to simply hit the major spots in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, or explore some lesser known gems of Buddhist culture, Thailand has […]