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

By |October 6th, 2013|Asia, Backpacker, City, Drink, Food, Hot, Shopping, Thailand, Transport|

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 ways it is dirt cheap

Ko Sii Chang a sleepy island secret

By |June 20th, 2013|Asia, Beach, Hot, Islands, Thailand|

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 a few) but they are

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

By |August 2nd, 2012|Asia, Beach, Hot, Islands, Thailand, Transport|

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 £60 ($100) from Koh Samui

A day at the Pyramids (#8)

By |July 13th, 2012|Africa, Bucket List, Culture, Egypt, Hot|

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 and friendly. You can check

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

By |April 11th, 2012|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 as we trekked out to

Morocco: Marrakech to the Sahara desert

By |April 11th, 2012|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 2 days later it was

Rottnest Island

By |October 10th, 2011|Australasia, Australia, Beach, Hot, Islands, Nature|

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 no private vehicles allowed on

The best of Bangkok

By |January 23rd, 2011|Asia, Culture, Drink, Food, Hot, Shopping, Thailand|

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 from the sleepy fishing towns