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Best places for hot air balloon rides

Best places for hot air balloon rides

Best places for hot air balloon rides Today is the anniversary of the very first hot air balloon flight. Way back in 1783, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d’Arlandes boldly went where nobody ventured before and became the first humans that ascended to the heavens without a tether. In honour of their achievement here are some of […]

Find the best Pad Thai in Bangkok

Find the best Pad Thai in Bangkok I have to confess. When I was planning my first trip to Thailand, over 10 years ago I couldn’t quite understand why my friend was getting so excited about a plate of noodles. He had been to Thailand a few months earlier, and the minute I told him […]

The best beaches in Asia (according to us)

Best Beaches in Asia

The best beaches in Asia In a totally unscientific study we decided to choose and promote the best beaches in Asia that we have had the pleasure of visiting. By looking through our choices the two main common denominators are: 1) The water quality, 2) The sand. Which pretty much sums up a beach. Unsurprisingly, […]

Elephant Rides in Thailand – A better alternative

Elephant rides in Thailand

Elephant Rides in Thailand – a better alternative I wanted to share a story about our experience at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand and help you discover a better alternative to the many elephant rides in Thailand. It started out with tears… The four of us, Paul’s parents, Paul and I, sat […]

What Croatia has to offer while traveling off season


Like much of Europe, Croatia is home to all manner of medieval cities, cobbled streets, and historic ruins. What makes Croatia stand out though is just how naturally beautiful the country is. Whether it’s a dramatic coastline, a picturesque island, or a rolling vineyard, Croatia is truly blessed with beauty that can be appreciated all year […]

The Friday Photo Project | Bukit Lawang, Indonesia

Bukit Lawang

Bukit Lawang is a village on the Indonesian Island of Sumatra. It is known for being the gateway of the Gunung Leuser National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park is home to various bird, plant and mammal species, most famously the Sumatran Orangutan which is why we visited.  However, the reason why I chose […]

The Friday Photo Project | Lake District in autumn

Lake District in autumn

England is a beautiful country. With its picture postcard villages in the Cotswolds to the coves and beaches of Cornwall, you are never far from stunning landscapes on this green isle. We visited the Lake District in autumn a few years ago and it has to be one of the most beautiful places we have […]