Up bright and early we jumped in a cab and made our way to Kathmandu’s domestic airport. Having decided we would head to Annapurna in a few days to go trekking – instead of doing Everest Base Camp, we agreed to treat ourselves to a scenic flight over the southern Himalayas, which includes of course, […]

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Apologies for the lack of blog posts the last few weeks. There is no excuse really, as we have been the laziest we have been for a long time! Our time has been spent between the three east coast islands of Koh Tao, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui; soaking up the sun on peaceful beaches, […]

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We met “Queen P” on our Dragoman tour in South America. The devil on everyone’s shoulder, she was usually found cackling at the back of the truck with a flask of Jack Daniels. She invited us to stay for a couple of nights in Kuala Lumpur before we headed to Singapore. True to form she […]

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The bus from Bagan to Yangon took 10 hours. 10 hours of bad karaoke surrounded by vomiting locals once again. We plugged in our iPods to drown out the retching and watched the country fly by out the window. The majority of the road was a brand-new motorway, seemingly we were the only vehicle. Yangon […]

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Working out where to head to after Mandalay, and how to get there, was confusing at best. Information on travel and accommodation in Burma is hard to come by, changes rapidly and is soon out of date. Luckily our hotel staff in Mandalay seemed pretty switched on and with their help we decided to head […]

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