Back on the road with a bang: Manila, Bangkok, Bali

The joys of backpacking  My time with All Hands Volunteers was up and I had to leave the place that I had come to know as home, but not before one last helping of Monday morning pancakes! I set off a little later than planned, which is no surprise really as this seems to be […]

On the move but back to civilisation: Yangon, Bangkok, Manila

A reminder of home   I’m almost thankful our night bus from Hpa An dropped us at a bus stop in Yangon at three o’clock in the morning. It reminded me what an interesting country I was soon to be leaving, a thought I was extremely saddened by. Myself and Jaimie caught a taxi to our […]

Not how I remember: Bangkok, Thailand

After arriving in Bangkok for the very first time on the 22nd January, this was to be my third visit to the bustling city I have grown to both love and hate. The night train was a pleasant journey as I had paid a little extra for the bigger air conditioned bottom bunk and was lucky […]

The room next to the party: Thailand to Cambodia

I’ll take the room next to the party please. I left Bangkok heading six hours south to Koh Chang, Thailand’s second largest island situated off the north eastern coast, close to the town of Trat. I decided to make my own way there by public bus instead of booking the mini van put on for […]