Is Thailand really that cheap? (Day to Day costs in Bangkok)

October 6th, 2013|Categories: Asia, Backpacker, City, Drink, Food, Hot, Shopping, Thailand, Transport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Its one of the questions I get asked the most.. “is it really as cheap in Thailand as people say?” My answer is a bit of a mix, in most

Ko Sii Chang a sleepy island secret

June 20th, 2013|Categories: Asia, Beach, Hot, Islands, Thailand|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There are a few islands a couple of hours form Bangkok which get slammed every long weekend with expats heading for the beach (Ko Samet and Ko Chang to name

How to get from Bangkok to Koh Phangan/Koh Tao/Koh Samui

August 2nd, 2012|Categories: Asia, Beach, Hot, Islands, Thailand, Transport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are basically 3 options for getting from Bangkok down to the islands, the quickest and most expensive is to fly from Bangkok to Koh Samui flights are usually around

A day at the Pyramids (#8)

July 13th, 2012|Categories: Africa, Bucket List, Culture, Egypt, Hot|Tags: , , , , , |

Bucket List #8: See the Pyramids... So we only had a short time in Cairo, we stayed at Meramees Hostel which was a really good shout, the staff were so helpful

Morocco – Camel Riding and a night camping in a Bivouac (#69)

April 11th, 2012|Categories: Africa, Bucket List, Hot, Morocco|

Leaving in the late afternoon when the sun was slightly less strong, we climbed onto our designated camels and set off. We were on the camels for about 2 hours

Morocco: Marrakech to the Sahara desert

April 11th, 2012|Categories: Africa, Bucket List, Hot, Morocco, Nature|

A while back a friend I’d lost touch with but still had on Facebook posted “I’m going to Morocco in April, anyone wanna come?” Yes was obviously the answer and

Rottnest Island

October 10th, 2011|Categories: Australasia, Australia, Beach, Hot, Islands, Nature|Tags: , , , , , |

Rottnest Island is located just a short ferry from Freemantle or Perth. I’d advise going for a day trip as everything is more expensive on this tiny island. There are

The best of Bangkok

January 23rd, 2011|Categories: Asia, Culture, Drink, Food, Hot, Shopping, Thailand|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I’ve heard it so many times, everyone hits Bangkok spends 1 night on Khao San and decides they hate it before moving swiftly on. Yes it is a far cry