Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang: The Christmas Commute

After a 17 week slog at work, it was nice to be finally heading away for Christmas and New Year. However, as I was planning to spend Christmas in the popular Laotian city of Luang Prabang, I still had quite a journey to go. Obviously it would have been easier (and more expensive) to book … Continue reading Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang: The Christmas Commute

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

Myanmar: Crossing the Border to Thailand

                            After just about recovering in Bagan, it was time for my killer journey over to Thailand. Winner arranged at 13,000 kyat sleeper bus to Yangon which included pick up. It left at 7pm, arriving in Yangon around 5ish the next day. … Continue reading Myanmar: Crossing the Border to Thailand

Thailand: A Phuket Full of Sunshine

I hadn't travelled out of Hong Kong for at least a couple of weeks so it was almost certainly time for another trip. This was an extra special one as not only did it coincide with my 21st birthday, but I also had company - Little Jack's Little Mother was along for the trip. After … Continue reading Thailand: A Phuket Full of Sunshine