Thailand

Shhh

Shhh

I first heard of Vipassana a year ago and was completely daunted by the prospect of 10 days of silence in a Buddhist monastery. But after meeting many people during my travels that have done one and felt the benefits I have recently felt ready […]

Bangkok Buffet

Bangkok Buffet

If for any reason you’re looking for neon coloured fruit, salted squid, scorpions, peacock feathers, pig heads or a fake Rolex all on the same street then Bangkok is the place for you. Dad, this was a Chinese musical instrument store, very cool. Shame this […]

Silk and the City

Silk and the City

Whilst in Bangkok we visited the former home of Jim Thompson, an American who was a practicing architect prior to World War II. He volunteered for service and was later sent to Asia where he fell head over heels in love with Thailand. He later […]

And now for Tao

And now for Tao

Ko Tao is one of the cheapest and easiest places to dive so we thought it would be a good opportunity to get re-aquainted with the equipment and go for a fun dive. It was great to be back in the water although visibility was bad. […]

Phi Phi Party

Phi Phi Party

It’s not what you think… We were dubious about visiting Ko Phi Phi as we heard that developers had erected giant buildings along the coast after the tsunami hit in 2004. I have no idea what people were talking about, the coast is lined with […]

Ko Momma’s

Ko Momma’s

Our journey to Ko Lanta took 12 hours and consisted of 5 mini buses and 2 ferries. Don’t ask. Let’s just say we were so happy to finally arrive on such a beautiful island with lots going on. We spent most of our time swimming […]