koh chang

Koh Chang – 2009

9/2/2009 - Koh Chang - The island that looks like elephants I seem to be putting myself through far too many early mornings and long journeys - I guess that`s travelling for you. I was up at 6am to check out o...

The time security escorted me around Dubai Airport

I quite enjoy flying. So the journey from Singapore to Birmingham was meant to be a breeze. It was a flight during the day and it was sunny and in my usual go-with-flow attitude, I had my contact lenses in and ...
Beautiful Bagan

Burma (part 2) 2009

1/2/2009 - Inle Lake to Mandalay I spent the morning enjoying the peace and tranquility that Inle Lake naturally brings. I sat on the balcony of the Gypsy Inn writing in my journal and reading my book. Often I...

To Kindle or Not To Kindle

On the face of it, a Kindle seems like an awesome idea. Millions of books on one little device that last for hours and remembers where you were when you pick it up every time. Obviously a piece of loo roll in a...
Travel Tech Tips for Music Lovers

Travel Tech Tips for Music Lovers

If you love your music as much as I do then there are some things you need to know and do. There are times when music is your absolute saviour and sometime you need it fresh, clean and not thumping from clubs s...
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Burma (part 1) 2009

28/1/2009 - A Warm Welcome to  Burma Burma is a special place for me to visit because I have a family connection to the country. My Grandad was born in Rangoon (now Yangon) and raised here until the age of aro...
boat restaurant

Bangkok (again again) – 2009

21/1/2009 - Trip to Myanmar Embassy, Bangkok I enjoyed the peaceful rest one needs after flying until I heard the pitter-patter of feet coming in and out of my room and then into the bathroom connecting two be...

5 Travel Wishes

There was always a strange voice in my head when I was away and it led me to believe that without a shadow of a doubt, I would be back, doing this travel thing again and living the experience all over. I don’t ...
singapore

Singapore – 2009

15/1/2009 - Onwards to Singapore The crack of dawn isn`t all that it`s cracked up to be. I was up at 5am to catch my lift with Uncle David down to Brisbane and he starts early. Luckily I had packed the night...