Koh Phi Phi, Thailand: A day at sea and on stunning beaches (The Beach beach anyone?), and we hopped back on our boat to to go and do some night-swimming in the ocean. But before that, this dramatic sunset happened. It's not half bad, eh?

Favourite photos of sunsets

As with many travellers, sunset is a time to sit and ponder the beauty all around, bathed in a warm glow, whilst the heat of the day has lessened slightly. So here are my favourite photos from my trip in Asia, and a couple from my recent holiday in Croatia thrown in for good measure. … Continue reading Favourite photos of sunsets

Full Moon and Half Moon parties - nothing quite like it!

Things I wish I’d known before…Backpacking/Travel Tips

After having done my blog post all about temples earlier this week, I got thinking about things I wish I'd done more of (or less of!) during my trip - which turned into a list of sorts - so I thought I may as well share it. I think if you are off on holiday, … Continue reading Things I wish I’d known before…Backpacking/Travel Tips

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Top 10 temples from my Asian Adventure

It appears I've not blogged for a very long time - apologies for that...! I found myself reminiscing (again...) about my travelling, and found myself (as I do) thinking about all of the different religious sites I saw, and how different they were to each other - even within the same country and religion. So … Continue reading Top 10 temples from my Asian Adventure

Travelling – 60 things I did for the first time ever

The tan may be fading, but the memories aren't... So, during the 4 months I was away travelling through Asia I obviously had the most fantastic time (although, I didn't meet anyone having a consistently BAD time travelling to be fair!), and now I'm back in 'the real world' - I thought it would be a … Continue reading Travelling – 60 things I did for the first time ever

On the boat from Samui to Phangan

Travel Blog: Thailand Islands – Hangovers and Holidays

Written 17th Feb, Haad Rin, Koh Pangan, Thailand The Koh Samui part... After the 30 hour journey from Langkawi in Malaysia to Koh Samui (Via Satun and Hatyai, a number of boats, buses, minibuses, taxi's and songthews), I was pretty desperate for a few things - namely a shower, a beach, some sun and some … Continue reading Travel Blog: Thailand Islands – Hangovers and Holidays

A view of the beach as the party was kicking off

Travel Blog: The Full Moon Party – Thailand, February 2014

30,000 people. Neon everything. Uncountable levels of alcohol. 1 beach. 1 moon. 1 sunrise. 1 Full Moon Party. This is one of, if not the biggest regular beach rave in the world, and Oh My! was it an experience! Every month on the full moon, beaches around Asia prepare for the partygoers to decend - … Continue reading Travel Blog: The Full Moon Party – Thailand, February 2014

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Travel Blog: Malaysia – Beaches, Butterflies and Bartering

Written 8th February, Satun, Thailand The second we got out of the airport in Kuala Lumpur, I loved Malaysia - everywhere people smiled at us and were happy to help, and the place was beautiful! A bus ride from the airport into KL central took around an hour and a half, costing 20 Ringitt (around £4) … Continue reading Travel Blog: Malaysia – Beaches, Butterflies and Bartering

Travel Blog: Sri Lanka – Idyllic, Irritance and Illness

Written 8th Feb, Satun, Thailand We spent 5 very unfortunate, ill days here in Sri Lanka, which, among other things, was a real shame for us. Aside from both our illnesses, we only ventured out of our hotel once the whole time we were in Kandy in Sri Lanka, and that is about the only … Continue reading Travel Blog: Sri Lanka – Idyllic, Irritance and Illness

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Travel Blog: India, Hampi – Hills and Hindu

Written 22nd January (Baba Cafe, Hampi, India) and 27th January (Kandy View, Kandy, Sri Lanka) So a few of the Goa gang we met, Poonam and myself just got here after a 10 hour bus journey from Goa, my first time on a sleeper bus where the bus is full of bunk beds rather than … Continue reading Travel Blog: India, Hampi – Hills and Hindu

Travel Blog: India, Goa – Rest, Relaxation and Reggae

Written 21st Jan, Arambol Beach, Goa, India So we are just checking out after nearly a week of playing in the sun and the sand. Before getting into that, a quick update in being in India in general. We got to Delhi at about lunch time with no plan of what to do or where to … Continue reading Travel Blog: India, Goa – Rest, Relaxation and Reggae