Gorgeous sunset from our favourite riverside restaurant

Lazing in Luang Prabang

For all my harping on about the perils of slow travel we accidentally ended up spending two whole weeks in the charming holy city of Luang Prabang in Laos. I’m still very much in favour of experiencing as much ...
Cooking up a storm

Cooking Up a Storm in Chiang Mai

When we first made the huge decision to journey around the world our route was based on a number of key experiences. We plotted these bucket list items on a map and basically joined the dots. Fairly high up on ...
Up close and personal

Our Visit to Elephant Heaven

The Asian elephant is the second largest land mammal on the planet, only surpassed by its African cousin. So what would you do if you were stood in the middle of a huge field with two of these 3 tonne giants walking straight at you? They are not shackled in an...
Fruit Shakes Krabi Weekend Night Market

Krabi Weekend Night Market

Updated: 15th May, 2017 Nothing says Asia to me like fantastic street food. I know everyone talks about how great it is, but I really think everyone should experience the joy of eating the most delicious, fres...
Koh Yao Noi Sunrise

In Search of the Quiet Thai Islands

When people talk about the Thai Islands the immediate image that springs to mind is a glistening beach, palm trees, azure ocean, longtail boats and the beautiful smiling Thai people. This image is still very...
Trying to look confident!

The Not So Easy Rider!

Let’s start by going back about 25 years or so to set the scene. We were on a family day trip to a theme park close to where we lived and I was very excited to be allowed to have a go on the little motorbikes for kids. After a brief explanation about braking a...