Gorgeous sunset from our favourite riverside restaurant

Lazing in Luang Prabang

Gorgeous sunset from our favourite riverside restaurant 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 ...
Cooking up a storm

Cooking up a storm in Chiang Mai

  Cooking up a storm 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 jo...
Up close and personal

Our visit to elephant heaven

Up close and personal 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? T...
Delicious fruit shakes - just add ice

Krabi weekend night market

Delicious fruit shakes - just add ice 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...
This phenomenal sunrise happened every day on Koh Yao Noi

In search of the quiet Thai Islands

This phenomenal sunrise happened every day on Koh Yao Noi 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 ...
Trying to look confident!

The not so easy rider!

Trying to look confident! 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 bri...