Our highlights of Chiang Mai & Pai

Venturing up to the Northern delights of Chiang Mai & Pai are high up on most people’s to do lists when visiting Thailand. We spent roughly 10 days exploring both and here is what we got up to. Chiang Mai Temple spotting in Chiang Mai's Old City - We spent our first day wandering around the charming … Continue reading Our highlights of Chiang Mai & Pai

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COPE Visitor Centre, Vientiane, Laos

Whilst we were in Vientiane we took a tour of the COPE Visitor Centre. COPE stands for the Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprise. The most common reason people require prosthetics in Laos is due to injuries caused by cluster bombs left behind from 1960’s - 1970’s wartime. Cluster bombs scatter small ‘bombies’ over a wide … Continue reading COPE Visitor Centre, Vientiane, Laos

The Six Stages of a South East Asian Bus Journey

Anyone who has travelled in South East Asia will have probably experienced one of the infamous bus journey's to get from A to B. We are currently travelling in Thailand and our most recent bus journey got me thinking of these very common occurrences: 1. PLEASE LET THERE BE AIR-CON This stage usually happens not … Continue reading The Six Stages of a South East Asian Bus Journey

Koh Lanta Animal Shelter

Whilst we were visiting Koh Lanta we had heard about the amazing work carried out by Koh Lanta Animal Shelter and decided to go and check the place out. Upon arrival we spoke to one of the many volunteers who give up their time to help at the shelter. We were informed that a tour would … Continue reading Koh Lanta Animal Shelter

A short stay in Kuala Lumpur? Our top three things to do whilst there

We arrived in Kuala Lumpur late at night after our bus from Singapore took triple the suggested time given to us by the bus company. However, we did have a ‘treat’ in store for ourselves. We had booked a rather unusual hostel that was located on the 27th floor of a high rise building in … Continue reading A short stay in Kuala Lumpur? Our top three things to do whilst there

Leaf & Co Cafe – Kuala Lumpur

Whilst we were in Kuala Lumpur (you can read our KL blog here - A short stay in Kuala Lumpur? Our top three things to do whilst there), we came across a really cool start-up cafe called Leaf & Co on the edges of Chinatown. The cafe has only been open for 4 months and … Continue reading Leaf & Co Cafe – Kuala Lumpur

Travelling up the West Coast of Malaysia- Penang & Langkawi Islands

After our time in Kuala Lumpur which you can read about here -A short stay in Kuala Lumpur? Our top three things to do whilst there, our Malaysian adventure took us to Penang Island. We based ourselves in Georgetown which is famous for the vast array of street art so much so that the town … Continue reading Travelling up the West Coast of Malaysia- Penang & Langkawi Islands

Langkawi Art in Paradise 3D Museum

As explained in our blog Travelling up the West Coast of Malaysia- Penang & Langkawi Islands, our ticket to the Langkawi SkyCab also gave us entry to Langkawi Art in Paradise 3D Museum which is also located in Oriental Village. We hadn't even heard about this place but we were more than pleasantly surprised by our visit. … Continue reading Langkawi Art in Paradise 3D Museum