Travel book of the week: A trip to the beach

A trip to the beach

Great reads: Travel books we’ve read and loved I read this book over 10 years ago and it still has an impression on me. It’s a true story about an American couple that build and open a restaurant on a paradise island in the Caribbean. The island is called Anguilla and I have wanted to […]

The Friday Photo Project | Borobudur, Java, Indonesia

Borobudur, Java

The Friday Photo Project | Borobudur, Java, Indonesia I must admit before I started travelling, I had never heard of Borobudur. Shameful of me, I know. I think I first heard of the place when we were in Sumatra observing the Orangutans. Some fellow traveller was planning his trip around Java and we were comparing […]

Our top 7 Unawatuna restaurants

Unawatuna Restaurants

Our short trip to Unawatuna turned into a two-week stay when we hit the accommodation jackpot. This gave us ample time to sample many of the Unawatuna restaurants on the beach as well as some restaurants around Unawatuna. Here’s a list of our favourite 7: Unawatuna Beach Restaurants 1. Jina’s Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant, Wella […]

The Friday Photo Project | Vietnam, North to South

Vietnam, North to South

The Friday Photo Project | Vietnam, North to South Vietnam is long. 1,000 miles long to be precise. It stretches from China in the north to the gulf of Thailand in the south. We only had 3 weeks to see this vast country as we were heading to the Philippines to meet friends coming over […]

Travel Book of the week: Shantaram

shantaram

Great reads: Travel books we’ve read and loved This has to be one of the best books I have read. If you have not read Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, then stop what you are doing right now and buy this book. You will thank for me it later. It’s a novel (based on some […]

An unusual adventure in beautiful Yangshuo, China

Yangshuo, China

An unusual adventure in beautiful Yangshuo, China I was buzzing. The wind was blowing in my face as I rode down the hill at a fair speed. The beautiful karst mountains of Yangshuo, China were all around me. It was like I was in the dream world of Avatar. Karen was not far behind me […]

The Friday Photo Project | The beauty of the Philippines

The Beauty of the Philippines

The Friday Photo Project | The beauty of the Philippines When you travel for an extended period your plans start to fall by the wayside. I used to be such a methodical planner when it came to travel. 3 months in to our 18 month journey and that side of me completely changed. You start […]

Travel book of the week: Once while travelling

Once while travelling

Great reads: Travel books we’ve read and loved There’s quite a good chance that somewhere on your book shelf there’s a blue Lonely Planet book. We’ve accumulated quite a few of these as you can see So we were quite excited to find out that there was a book that told the story of Tony […]