Grand Hyatt Doha

March Instagrams

March was a month of covering many miles. It saw us journey from Thailand to the UK. From the UK to Qatar. And back home again. Phew! It's been quite a ride. Our time in Thailand came to end, we've mostly es...

February Instagrams

February really was a month of up and downs. We had a minor health emergency which required us hotfooting it to Bangkok as fast as possible to get to a doctor (all is ok now, so don't worry Mothers!). We vi...
Kissing an Elephant

January Instagrams

Oh January, you always fly by so fast. I can barely keep up! That been said, we have plenty of good times to share on Instagram. We spent quite a bit of time in various coffee shops all over Chiang Mai, dri...

December Instagrams

December saw us cover Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Chiang Mai. We ate well, we've met lovely people, we've had highs and lows, and probably eaten more Pad Thai than is necessary of any human being. Yep, we finis...
Travel

November Instagrams

Pinch, punch ... first of the month! Happy December everyone. We are now in Singapore, it's hot and humid here so it doesn't really feel like the festive period at all. But wherever you are I hope you are enjo...
desserts

October Instagrams

I joined Instagram back in the early days. I think it was summer 2011? Initially I became addicted to the filters, the ability to share snapshots of my life and to nosey away at other people's daily lives. Ins...
'VIP' bus in Laos

Final days of backpacking SE Asia – 2009

2/3/2009 - Goodbye Spicycrew and Laos My alarm went off early and I was straight in the shower readying myself for the very long journey ahead. Today my journey consists of a bus trip to Vientiane, a mini bus ...
vang vieng

Laos (again) – 2009

26/2/2009 - Waterfalls and Girls Night Out It was nice to sleep in the same bed, in the same bunk, in the same room as before. I woke up with a smile on my face knowing that I was somewhere truly lovely. Most ...
slow boat down the mekong river

Chiang Mai – Luang Prabang (on a slow boat) 2009

23/2/2009 - To Chiang Khong - Thai Border Town I woke with a start; excited about the day and journey ahead. Here I was about to embark on a return trip to Laos with a group of really fun people at the very en...