More stories

  • in

    Luang Prabang, Laos – Culture and Cool Weather

    It is hard to believe that it was over a year since I was in Laos, a beautiful and sleepy South East Asian country. My story was left in the backpackers black hole; Vang Vieng. After our river party experience this next town would bring more culture, cooler weather and a much slower pace. First, […] More

  • in

    Vang Vieng, Laos – The Backpackers Black Hole

    I last left my story in the quaint and quiet town of Vientienne, the capital of Laos, as Craig and I had arrived to by crossing the Laos-Thailand border. Due to the South East Asian Games 2009 and lack of entertainment we quickly booked a coach to take us further North to the town that […] More

  • in

    Phu Kradung Mountain

    My journey to Phu Kradung mountain in North East Thailand with Craig, Martin, Tik and A. We saw waterfalls, fed deer, got eaten by leeches and watched the sunrise after trekking 8km up to the campsite. More

  • in

    Meeting Craig, Pimai Ruins and Khon Kaen

    Early December 2009, after arriving back from Koh Samui, I met Craig at the airport before we ventured out to Khon Kaen seeing some excellent ruins at Pimai Sandstone Sanctuary. There are some great pictures here, courtesy of Tik. More

  • in

    Scuba Diving in Koh Tao

    Learning to Scuba Dive on the fantastic little island of Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand. Despite a bit of illness I got my open water and enjoyed some amazing underwater scenery. Includes some pictures of the paradise like beaches and surroundings. More

  • in

    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 […] More

  • in

    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 […] More

  • in

    Arriving Back in Bangkok

    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 […] More

Load More
Congratulations. You've reached the end of the internet.