When I imagined holidaying on a Thai island I pictured sunbathing, snorkelling, and cocktails on the beach; however this wasn’t to be the case as our bad weather curse struck again, and we instead had four days of intense rain and flash floods before we made an early exit! Continue reading Koh Phangan, and how to have fun on a flooded island
After my first visit to Bangkok a couple of months ago I was less than impressed, but I don’t mind giving second chances, and because of it being the main transportation hub in South East Asia I’ve found myself in and out of the city loads. Continue reading Surviving your first visit to Bangkok!
Koh Chang wasn’t an island we originally intended to visit, but because all of the islands further south were being battered by a tropical storm we went in search of the sun. There isn’t heaps to do here, but it’s perfect to recuperate for a few days. Continue reading Unexpected paradise on Koh Chang
Visually Ho Chi Minh was quite different to what I had imagined. I don’t know what exactly I pictured, but after spending a few weeks travelling down Vietnam I didn’t expect to see a skyline dominated by skyscrapers in a city so modern and developed, more so than Hanoi and rivalling even Bangkok. Continue reading Backpacking Vietnam: last stop, Ho Chi Minh City
Hoi An is definitely one of the prettiest places we’ve seen on our travels so far. The quaint yellow streets of the Old Town are lit up by silk lanterns every night, and colourful wooden boats sail along the river all day. Continue reading Washed away in Hoi An, Vietnam
The first thing I thought stepping out of our taxi from the airport was that Hanoi was absolute madness. We arrived at night but the streets everywhere were lined with people, outnumbered by the thousands of mopeds bobbing and weaving their way through the mayhem. Continue reading Hello, Hanoi!
Thailand’s Northern capital Chiang Mai boasts the best of both worlds; all the perks of a bustling, lively city, whilst still retaining some of the laid-back charm of its neighbour Pai. Here are some of our favourite (and least favourite) things we discovered during our time there. Continue reading Chilled-out Chiang Mai