The best places for Winter sun

Winter sun

Winter is, without a doubt, my least favourite time of year. In the UK, we are ‘treated’ to rain, short dark days and long cold nights. It’s enough to seriously affect the mood of Brits. In fact, between 3 and 6% of people in the UK are thought to have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) –[…]

Guest blog: My 5 Best Beers

Chang beer Wat Arun

Today we have a guest blog from would be traveller husband, Tim. Tim can often be found in a foreign country, beer in hand. Here are his top five beers from around the world, best served ice cold in their country of origin. ~~~ I was once asked for my 5 favourite beers, and I[…]

Why we chose Krabi over Phuket

Phi Phi Don

When we were booking our Thai honeymoon, one question plagued us more than any other. No, it wasn’t ‘Chang or Singha?’ or ‘Green or red curry?’, but ‘Krabi or Phuket?’ We had heard many things about Phuket, but Krabi seemed to be its closest rival and we were keen to find out why. After lots[…]

Top tips for a visit to Chiang Mai

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Chiang Mai is a city in northern Thailand, famous for its beautiful, mountainous landscape, temples and night market. There’s plenty to do and see here, but if you’re not sure where to start, this post shares my top tips for a visit to Chiang Mai. Visit fascinating temples with stunning views Chiang Mai is home[…]

Four nights in Bangkok…

I can’t stop humming ‘one night in Bangkok and the world’s your oyster…’ as I write this. But if that’s your prize for one night, what will four nights get you? Well let’s see… A good night’s sleep Before we visited it ourselves, we heard countless people complaining that Bangkok is too noisy, too busy, too[…]

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