Flight of the Gibbon cable ride at Khao Kheow Zoo

Flight of the Gibbon cable ride at Khao Kheow Zoo
Somewhere between Bangkok and Pattaya in a place called Chonburi is a great little jungle adventure called Flight of the Gibbon. The attraction is located inside Khao Kheow zoo and they have many different things going on including elephant trekking and safaris, although the unique attraction is the “zip line tour” (cable ride) through the ...

Dunbar’s Number and The Monkeysphere

Dunbar's Number and The Monkeysphere
For many years, one way or another, I have been stumbling back to an interesting and funny article: What is the Monkeyspehere by David Wong of cracked.com. Essentially the article explores the limit of people we can care about. This “Monkeysphere”, cited as about 150, is the rough maximum number of people we can have ...

The Start Of My Journey Through South East Asia 2

The Start Of My Journey Through South East Asia
Almost three weeks ago now I arrived in Bangkok from England for the second time this year. In stark contrast to the late autumn chill of Manchester Airport, Suvarnabhumi introduced me back to the hot and humid streets of Thailands capital. Even at 6am the city is buzzing with life. Streams of Taxis line up ...

Arriving Back in Bangkok 1

It was strangely underwhelming to board the plane after saying goodbye to friends and loved ones. Last time around this was an adventure into the unknown and yet this time I know exactly what to expect. My flight via Abu Dhabi was fairly painless although somewhat easier than I remember. Arriving in Bangkok hit me ...

The Countdown to Asia Begins

Time has flown so fast since I returned from Thailand. It has already been 9 weeks since I arrived back in Blackpool but at the same time it feels like an age ago that I was in the heat of Bangkok. My next journey is already planned and it is fast approaching – in about ...