Thailand Diaries ~ Koh Lanta

As much as we loved the busy yet beautiful island of Phi Phi Don we couldn't spend forever there so looked for our new destination. There were many different ferries that traversed the surrounding islands and we eventually decided to go to Koh Lanta. This island was famous for still being, well, a typical island. [...]

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How I’m Avoiding The January/Post Travelling Blues

At this time of year everyone is coming down off of their festive high, starting their New Years resolutions and doing the inevitable, going back to work. It's understandable that a lot of people get those January blues. On top of this imagine coming home after three months away travelling. On one hand there were [...]

Thailand Diaries ~ Koh Phi Phi

After spending a few days in Phuket we were ready for a change of scenery. Koh Phi Phi was one of the next closest islands and seemed like the logical next step. We booked ourselves a ferry from Phuket to Phi Phi for 350 baht each, this also included pick up from the hotel and [...]

My First Christmas Away From Home

There's nothing more family related to me than Christmas. It's the time of year where families get together and share gifts, stories and many drinks with family members they might not see at any other time of the year. This is no different with my family. No doubt our Christmas Day would start with present [...]

Thailand Diaries ~ Phuket

I can't explain how much an island break was needed! After a month in the Thai mainland we knew that we needed some down time exploring what the Thai islands had to offer. We decided to fly to Phuket, towards the south of Thailand, because after much research we discovered that the southern islands tend [...]

Thailand Diaries ~ Chiang Rai

I'll start this off by saying this post will have it's ups and downs. We read about Chiang Rai being on the main backpacker route, mainly for the White Temple, so decided to give it a go as it looked pretty impressive. To get to Chiang Rai from Pai we had to get the 3 [...]

Thailand Diaries ~ Pai

There have been lots of things I have loved about Thailand so far. Many different things about the individual places we have seen, however, Pai is the first place we came to where it incorporated so many amazing aspects of Thailand into one beautiful mountain town. The scenery, authenticity, food, night market, people, things to [...]