Pai: Thailand’s Grand Canyon, Hippies and Rabbits

Our original plan for the Thai north was to just stop at Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. These had always been on our list of must visits since dreaming about getting away to Thailand many years ago. However, when we got talking to other travelers a place called Pai kept getting mentioned. Some people loved it due … More Pai: Thailand’s Grand Canyon, Hippies and Rabbits

Bangkok – Where The Familiar And The Exotic Collide 

Bangkok has a reputation of being a chaotically crazy city so after spending 3 weeks in perfectly ordered, quiet and reserved Japan we expected it to be a bit of a shock to the system. In preparation (mainly to save money instead of a hotel) for this we roughed ourselves up a bit by spending … More Bangkok – Where The Familiar And The Exotic Collide 

Top Gear Challenge: The Hoi Van Pass and Marble Mountain

Clarkson described it as “a deserted ribbon of perfection, one of the best coast roads in the world”. So when we saw that we could hire a motorbike (oh ok, we opted for a twist and go scooter) and drive along this awesome Pass ourselves we jumped at the chance. Along the journey from Hoi … More Top Gear Challenge: The Hoi Van Pass and Marble Mountain

The Beautiful and Ancient Hoi An in Vietnam

We arrived from Dalat in Hoi An after our first overnight sleeper bus. Considering the sleeper buses aren’t equipped to deal with the height/length of us Westerners we still managed to get a decent-ish sleep with our knees in our mouths before we arrived, so managed to spend the day wandering around the streets. The first thing … More The Beautiful and Ancient Hoi An in Vietnam