Top 10 places to visit in Thailand

Top 10 places to visit in Thailand

Thailand. The land of smiles and cocktails served in buckets. A country where you will see monks receiving alms at dawn and naked girls gyrating to terrible techno at dusk. This is a destination where backpackers and 5* travellers feel equally at home. As do we. It’s no coincidence that we have visited Thailand more […]

Sleeping in a homestay in Thailand

Sleeping in a homestay in Thailand

I was first to wake up and I gingerly stepped over Karen as I made my way to the door. Stepped over is the correct term by the way as we were sleeping on a mattress on the floor. I quietly walked across the main room’s floor and headed for the door. The bright sunshine […]

Why we have fallen back in love with Thailand

Why we have fallen back in love with Thailand

The food was delicious but spicy. Don’t get me wrong, I love spicy food and my tolerance over the years for hot food has steadily increased but I am talking volcanic heat here. As I tried to cool the flames down by downing yet another coconut, Karen asked the waitress to call us a taxi. […]

My Chiang Mai Zipline Tour, an unmissable adventure in Thailand

My Chiang Mai Zipline Tour, an unmissable adventure in Thailand

My Chiang Mai Zipline Tour, an unmissable adventure in Thailand Chiang Mai Zipline, three words I hadn’t expected to use together when we made our way to Northern Thailand. Well, when Flight of the Gibbon, the leading experts in Chiang Mai Zipline tours invited us along, we did some research on the company and immediately […]

Find the best Pad Thai in Bangkok

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

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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 […]