Daily Activities Category Posts

Take a look at what we have been up to each day. These articles are often about what we have seen, experienced or took part in. Expect lots of laughs and some strange tales!

  • China: A Tale of Two Old Towns

    April 7, 2014 by

  • China’s many old towns and ancient villages are very easy to overlook when so many of the must-see destinations in this country typically involve China’s ancient past or its bright future. However, I […]

  • Cuba: an underrated travel experience?

    March 21, 2014 by

  • Stunning beaches, warm sunny climates, and paradise in a nutshell – I have pretty much described every Caribbean island – no? Obviously, the various Caribbean islands vary, but one that has particularly caught […]

  • My Ultimate Guide to the Ski Resorts of South America [Part 1]

    December 12, 2013 by

  • In 2013, I visited South America for 3 months – specifically, Chile, Easter Island, Bolivia and Argentina with a short jaunt in Rio for some sun. During this time, a friend and I […]

  • The Stroke of Luck that Led Us to the Dalai Lama

    October 16, 2013 by

  • It was the evening rush hour in the busy downtown area of India’s capital Delhi and a friend and I were running late for our train. It was to take us on an […]

  • That First Snowfall in the Mythical Shangri-la

    September 22, 2013 by

  • There were many things I was excited about travelling to China’s southwest corner—Yunnan province. Seeing the Himalayas in the mountain range’s easternmost bastions was one thing. I wanted to see the ancient towns […]

  • My Journey to the Remote Tropical Paradise of El Nido

    September 12, 2013 by

  • For years, I have heard stories about this one remote tropical paradise: hundreds of small islands with pristine white-sand beaches and surrounded by warm and clear turquoise waters. In a country full of […]

  • The Secret Snow of Val Cenis

    August 30, 2013 by

  • I’ve never been one to follow the usual tourist trails and run of the mill resorts and so it is with some degree of reserve that I tell you about my last snowboarding […]

  • Pygmy Elephants, Orangutans and Reef Sharks in Sabah, Borneo

    July 17, 2013 by

  • Elephants, orangutans, proboscis monkeys, sharks – if you really want to get up close to animals in the wild then Borneo is definitely the place to go. The third largest island in the […]

  • Can I Book a Last Minute Cruise?

    July 9, 2013 by

  • Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post written by a company in exchange for compensation. Regardless of this, the Melted Stories blog only allows the promotion of goods and services that we have personally […]

  • Pai: A Slice of Heaven?

    June 17, 2013 by

  • The title of this blog post sounded like something you’d read in a terrible holiday brochure, so I embraced it. Personally, one of my regrets from this trip was not spending enough time […]

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