Johannesburg is a city with a reputation. It’s troubled past seems to cloud its dynamic and encouraging present. People whispered “be careful” with serious expressions when we told them our plans, but we were determined to go and see it for ourselves. Our hotel, The Michelangelo Hotel, also has a reputation, be it vastly more… Continue reading A Bed in Johannesburg – The Michelangelo Hotel Review
Vang Vieng; the town the culture forgot. At least, that’s the way it was when we visited in November 2009 as part of a five month trip through Asia. (Here, again, our camera failed us so we have few photos, and mostly of us dancing in a bar, a little worse for wear.) Click here… Continue reading Tubing, TV and Too Many Drinks – Vang Vieng, Laos
As much as we adore it, travel can be hard. In fact, travel can be exhausting, draining and downright miserable! Don’t worry, we are here to ease some of the pain. You can enjoy long haul flights! Next time you are flying from A to Z (and especially if you are going all the way… Continue reading How to Enjoy Long Haul Flights, Not Just “Survive” Them
India is huge. No, really, it is the 7th largest country in the world, you can fit the UK into India 20 times. With all that distance to cover, it may be tempting to jump on a plane and reach your destination quickly, but you will miss out on all the fun. Instead, I am here… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Why Travelling India by Train is the Best Way to See the Country
The first time I visited Chiang Mai was during our five month trip around Asia. I can tell you that I am struggling to remember much of what we did. It has all blurred into the mists of mis-memory (I think I just invented a word) and is the sum of our photos. But seeing… Continue reading Mis-memories of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Walking the Regents Canal from Camden to Little Venice is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in London. Read on to found out all about it.
Taking the night train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai is a great adventure and an even greater way to travel between Thailand’s two major cities.
Antigua, on the Eastern side of the Caribbean, is completely delightful. Not only do they have some of the friendliest people we have met on our travels, but they have 365 beaches; one for every day of the year. I guess I would be pretty friendly too if I had that many places to relax… Continue reading A Bed in Antigua – Galley Bay Resort and Spa Review
British Airways is the UK’s flagship carrier. If you were around in the 1990s, it probably conjures up images of pearls, leather seats and in the background a sweet rendition of Aria on Air. However, in recent years, British Airways has changed. They have bought in lots of new initiatives and cost cutting efforts (do… Continue reading A Review of British Airways A320-200 Economy LGW – FNC
I am obsessed with my Kathmandu 38L. I owned one, I saw a new one and HAD to buy it. Imagine my embarrassing over-excitement when I found out that they have come out with an even newer version. What else could I do but review the new Kathmandu Litehaul 38L!!