Buses and 2 Day Boozey Slow Boats from Pai via Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang

As we weren’t in any rush we opted for a 3 day journey into Laos. The journey was to include: Pick up from Pai to Chiang Kong via Chiang Rai Overnight stay in the border town of Chiang Kong Crossing the Laos border and getting a visa Slow boat along the Mekong Delta to Pakbeng … More Buses and 2 Day Boozey Slow Boats from Pai via Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang

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 

10 Reasons to Love Japan, but 1 Reason Not to Live There

We ♥️ Japan. It was an incredible 3 weeks on our around the world journey that we’ll never forget and cherish forever. It is such a unique place and there is a lot to love about the country, it’s people and their culture. We’ve come up with, in no particular order, 10 things we love… … More 10 Reasons to Love Japan, but 1 Reason Not to Live There

Miyajima: The Island of God and the Big Floating Shrine

Miyajima island is home of the infamous floating Itsukushima shrine that is used on pretty much every Japanese tourist brochure. The shrine doesn’t actually float; it is freestanding weighed down by rocks, but look at it from the right angle and with the right weather and with one eye slightly closed whilst standing on one … More Miyajima: The Island of God and the Big Floating Shrine