Singapore: Embracing my Inner Child

Something I was incredibly excited about in Singapore was visiting its renowned zoo. Cited as one of, if not the, best in the world, it's an interactive and ethical mish-mash of animals from across the globe. Visiting a zoo reminded me of the family days out of old (though Chester's not a patch on Singapore) … Continue reading Singapore: Embracing my Inner Child

Emergency Stop in Singapore

I was really buzzing about my trip to Singapore. Despite having an absolute blast in the likes of Myanmar and Cambodia, I was really missing the big city vibe I had fallen in love with in Hong Kong so couldn't wait to touch down. As it happened, my arrival in Singapore was about as high … Continue reading Emergency Stop in Singapore

Cambodia: Reaping the Rewards

There couldn't have been a greater contrast between the Myanmar-Thailand border and the Thailand-Cambodia border at Poipet. My day started early with me grabbing a 48 baht (£1) train from Bangkok to Aranyaprathet, a town a few km away from the border. The train chugged away at 5.55am and was a long 6-7 hour ride, … Continue reading Cambodia: Reaping the Rewards

Bangkok: Shop ’til you Drop

Bangkok wasn't all tattoos and monks. I did get the opportunity to do some sightseeing. I'd visited the city with friends a couple of years ago so had seen quite a bit already, so I spent most of my time just wandering and doing more shopping in three days than I had done in the … Continue reading Bangkok: Shop ’til you Drop