Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand

Either side of the couple of days Trekking in Chiang Mai which Jemma last wrote about, we had a few days to chill and sight see around town. Arriving via the air after we heard so many scare stories about the 24 hour or so bus from Luang Prabang, Laos (which were confirmed by the…

Trekking in Chiang Mai, Thailand

The decision as to whether or not to venture into the jungle was a hard one to make; not that we didn’t want to go, but my fitness is not the best and the thought of walking for hours up hill in the tropical heat was very daunting. After doing a few short walks in…

Back to Bangkok for 48 Hours

Because of a spot of confusion and bad fortune, we missed the bus from Champon up to Phetchaburi, which was supposed to be our next stop in Thailand. The only other option really was for us to catch the night train up to Bangkok and spend a couple more days there before moving on to…

3 Days of Nothingness & Spiders

After our time in Koh Tao, we hopped over the water to Ko Samui for a few days of doing absolutely nothing (hence no new photos). We got ourselves a nice little beach hut, less than 25 meters from the sea. We met a pleasant, slightly camp Thai chap who said we could come see…

Beaches at Last

We are writing this blog from our own beach hut on an island in South Thailand called Koh Samui. We can see the beach as we step out of our front door, it really doesn’t get better than this for £8 a night for the two of us! Anyway back to the blog, we left…

Some Sunshine At Last!

Day 18 of our adventure, all is going well so far and we’ve reached the hot places. We landed in Bangkok two days ago and made our way to Ko San Road; our trusty guide book informed us that this is the place to find lots of Hostels. It took us an hour and a…