Thailand, Travel

Playing in Kanchanaburi

We woke up at 7am the next day to pack up and get the first train out to Kanchanaburi. However, the train station we needed was across town. Anyone who knows me, knows I'm not the best at being on time and about 5 minutes into our taxi ride to the station I declared to… Continue reading Playing in Kanchanaburi

Croatia

Peace in Plitvice Lakes

On our second full day in Croatia, we started early with breakfast on the balcony again before setting off to the famous Plitvice Lakes. This was the real reason why I had always wanted to come to Croatia, the pictures of this place are spectacular... After a bit of research we found that most of… Continue reading Peace in Plitvice Lakes

Travel, Vietnam

Adventuring in Dalat

From Hoi An, I took an overnight bus to Dalat, which stopped briefly at Nha Trang in the morning; a beach resort which I had heard to steer clear from... a quick peak at the beach confirmed this, as it was this busy at only 7am! Upon arriving in Dalat I walked with a friend… Continue reading Adventuring in Dalat

Laos, Travel

The journey to Luang Prabang

Sean and I got up early on Tuesday morning to catch a mini bus to Chiang Khong; possibly the scariest road journey so far, as our driver carelessly selected songs to play over the speakers on YouTube! In Chiang Khong we crossed the border into Laos, Huay Xai, where we boarded a large slow boat… Continue reading The journey to Luang Prabang

Thailand

The only farang in Chiang Dao

After an amazing time in Chiang mai, I decided to begin my journey into Laos and China. On my last day in Chiang mai I visited the Chinese embassy with a visa application form I had completed at home. I found the embassy easily and got my ticket for a queue position. Are an hour… Continue reading The only farang in Chiang Dao

Thailand, Travel

Kanchanaburi and Erawan Falls

After waking at 6am, we got a taxi across town to Bangkok Thonburi train station. There was a huge food market here as well as a few food vendors and after a noodle soup breakfast we boarded a train to Kanchanaburi. Once there a minivan and bus took us to Erawan national park, where we… Continue reading Kanchanaburi and Erawan Falls