February 3, 2013 | Destinations, Tanzania, | 1 Comment
The long white stretch of sandy beach is inviting, with fishing boats moored on the beach and local women picking seaweed to sell at the town markets. Read on... Read More »
We had 10 days to play with before our visit to Singapore and flight on to Australia. We opted to explore a small part of Malaysia and settled on the islands of Langkawi and Penang. Read our verdict. Read More »
August 28, 2011 | Destinations, Vietnam, | 1 Comment
When you travel you meet so many other people and travellers and they are a great source of recommendations for places and things to do. But should you listen to them? Nha Trang was a case in point. Read More »
August 11, 2011 | Destinations, Vietnam, | 1 Comment
Mui Ne is one of the stops as you travel the coast of Vietnam that is a bit of a 'maybe' on whether to check it out or not. More than just a beach? Read More »
We found Koh Phi Phi Don to be a mixture of first class natural beauty but with rubbish heaps around the next corner; of loud tourist-town commercialism but with nearby gorgeous, quiet beaches. Read More »
We visited Khao Lak, a beach-resort town 70k north of Phuket on the Andaman coast. Unfortunately, the town and the surrounding area was devastated by the 2004 tsunami and has been re-built in a very Western way, lacking Thai character. Read More »
Sunset at Loyfa Resort Koh Phangan
We wanted to explore a different side of Koh Phangan so instead of heading to the Full Moon Party capital Haad Rin, we decided to head north-west - even after being put off by the taxi driver: “Why you wanna go to the mountains?!” Read More »
Koh Tao Sairee beach longtails
We had been told that Koh Tao is South East Asia’s biggest diving hub so we decided to take advantage and do our ‘PADI’ or Open Water course, and, having previously only snorkelled before, we embarked on the course with apprehensive excitement. Read More »
Chilling outside a bungalow on Koh Tao at Silver Sands
After the hectic buzz of the city we very quickly settled into island life. There is a very chilled-out, slow pace of life here, which seems to seep into everyone and everything (which sometimes becomes tedious when waiting to be served in a restaurant!) Read More »