Stopping to take in the view from the trail

Paradise Found – Isla del Sol

Isla del Sol, the tiny island in Bolivia that the Incas believed to be the birthplace of the sun. Situated just off the coast of Copacabana on the Bolivian side of enormous Lake Titicaca, it is a magical place ...
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 f...
The metropolis that is Gili Air Harbour

Giving Paradise Another Shot

We’ve not got a good track record with tropical islands on this trip, after our unsuccessful stay on Rarotonga I’d come to the conclusion that being castaway types wasn’t really going to be our thing. Why then ...
Tana Lot temple

Our Very Own Driver in Bali

We wanted to see as much of the island of Bali as possible in the time we had but the idea of driving amongst the chaos of 1.5 million motorbikes and a fair number of cars and trucks didn’t appeal at all. Drivi...