Asia summary

Three amazing months in Asia flew by as we visited (and ate our way through) Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Hong Kong, Myanmar and the Maldives. Asia has always been our favourite continent and this trip reaffirmed it’s position at the top of the tree. Destination highlights Driving around the beautiful lush green hilly scenery in Northern…

Lounging in Lipe, pouring in Phi Phi, paradise in Phuket

Today we have a guest post from our friend Ally who joined us in Thailand with her partner Karina. Over to Ally: Our trip to Thailand was a special one this time. Having first been here as a scrubby gap yah backpacker, then a few work trips to Bangkok and a short holiday in Krabi since, I…

Christmas in northern Thailand (and a surprising day trip)

After nineteen hours of travelling (including three flights) we finally arrived in Mae Hong Son in the northwest corner of Thailand. Our joint love for the country (and southeast Asia in general) is well-known and we had been excitedly talking about this part of the trip from the start. So we had very high hopes…

Highlights from one year of travelling (2010-11)

It was an amazing year and I can’t believe we are home. Here are some of the best bits (along side ratings as you would expect from us): Brazil (8.5/10) Staying in the cool neighbourhood of Santa Teresa in a lovely pousada (Rio) Dancing the samba and getting drunk in Lapa (Rio) Watching the World…

Christmas and New Year’s Eve Thai-style

After a few days spent frantically shopping for Christmas presents in Bali we set off for southern Thailand to meet up with Jack’s parents, Bill and Flis. We traveled for a couple of hours from Krabi airport to Koh Lanta where we checked into a lovely resort set right on the beach. We all settled…