Asiatique Shopping

Asiatique Bangkok: The Riverfront and Curried Crab

Asiatique The Riverfront We were lucky enough to make some great friends in Bangkok and they showed us some great sights. One of them being the Asiatique The Riverfront. An old dockyard which has been restor...
Bangkok Rooftop Bar red sky

Bangkok Rooftop Bars

Looking up at a clear sky while the sun gently melts the ice in your Coconut Mojito, reading todays paper and basking in the gentle winds leaving work and stresses in a floor somewhere below you. Time spent on ...
Awesome Wave - Map

How to Get the Most Out of a Short Trip

Elizabeth wrote a great article on the “Art of Slow Travel” which is a wonderful way to travel, but for most people, we can’t spend too long in one place. Some trips are made using up holidays from work or a ga...
Bangkok

10 Surprisingly Awesome Things About Bangkok

We arrived in Bangkok tired, jetlagged and super-excited to be back in a country we had enjoyed so much in the past. We had planned to spend at least 10 days in Bangkok, probably a lengthier time than most woul...
Bed Station Hostel

Bed Station Hostel – Bangkok

For 10 nights in Bangkok we stayed at the brand new Bed Station Hostel in the Ratchatewi district of the city. Just off the main road we had wandered past on our first night in Thailand and noted that it looked...
Awesome Wave Vlog

Vlogging On The Go

We've now been on the road for 10 days and yet it feels like forever already. We have settled in really well and so far so good on living out of a backpack. On the first evening we stumbled across a hostel i...
flying

Birmingham to Bangkok

Twas a rather long, not-so-ardous, journey to Bangkok involving around 24 hours between our home in Milton Keynes, UK and our hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. We went via Coventry where we dropped off our car before...
'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 ...
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...
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...