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

One of the 2 buildings Baba cafe had

Top Five places I stayed in Asia

I travelled 8 countries in 4 months, and these were the top 5 places I stayed and why. All had free wifi in the communal areas and in some of the dorms - always good to know! Some did food, some didn't.  Mad Monkey - Siem Reap, Kampot, Koh Rong Samloem, Phnom Penh, Cambodia This … Continue reading Top Five places I stayed in Asia

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