After an intense few days at Angkor Wat and Siem Reap we were looking forward to heading to the coast to spend a few days on the beach. Due to bus times we arrived at Sihnoukville too late to catch a ferry across to the island so we spent one night there which was very… Read More Koh Rong but so right
On New Years Eve Zorro challenged me to pick 3 highlights and lowlights of 2015 so I thought I’d share them with you. It turns out the lowlights were much easier to think of as bad memories have a way of staying with you for longer. I packed a lot into 2015 from finishing my… Read More See ya 2015
As we flew from Myanmar back to Thailand we had a quick pit stop in Bangkok where we treated ourselves to clothes, pedicures, massages and a tattoo. Why do we always forget we are on a tight budget here? Before we spent too much money we booked ourselves onto a bus to our fourth country, Cambodia!… Read More Angkor Wat I am doing here at 4am?
Oh where to start with Myanmar, it’s my favourite country in Asia so far. And for so many different reasons. The people are the friendliest folk. The landscape is beautiful. The temples are exquisite. The food is delicious. And the people are lovely. Oh wait, I’ve already said that but it’s true. We started our… Read More Welcome to Myanmar
Despite getting 5 busses, 2 boats, 3 tuk tuk and 1 van the journey to Luang Probang in Laos went considerably smooth. We had decided to get the slow boat along the Mekong river from the border of Laos instead of a bus. This was a great decision as we spent two days floating down… Read More When in Laos
After a late and somewhat hungover start we headed to the bus station and got a minibus to Pai. We had heard such good things about Pai from everyone we talked to so had high expectations for this place. After a very windy, twisty road (with a woman being sick into her hat – Zorros’s… Read More Pai
The next day we met up with some people we had met the day before at the Elephant Nature Park. We got a taxi up the nearby hill to a temple at the top. The temple was beautiful as were the views of the surrounding area. After getting our fill of the Buddha statues and… Read More Chiang Mai continued