Travel

A Bed in Khao Sok National Park – Anurak Community Lodge Review

Of all the time we have spent in Thailand, we are woefully lacking jungle adventures. There was some trekking in the north but that seemed to be more hillside than anything, so it was with childish excitement that we pulled into the drive for Anurak Community Lodge in Khao Sok National Park. To hear all… Continue reading A Bed in Khao Sok National Park – Anurak Community Lodge Review

Asia · Review · Travel

Touring the Golden Triangle with Tony – A Lanna Cultural Tours Review

Thailand is a country that is absolutely packed with wonderful experiences and places to exxplore. From the white sand beaches of the south to the lush green hills of the north there is so much to see and do. We have spent around ten weeks here in total but we still find it hard to… Continue reading Touring the Golden Triangle with Tony – A Lanna Cultural Tours Review

Asia · Five Month Trip · Travel

The Slow Boat to Laos – A Two Day Treat

The south-east Asian backpacking circuit is well established. From Bangkok, travellers head north-west to Chang Mai, Pai and trekking in the golden triangle, before heading east into the small country of Laos. Most travellers cross the border and then get on “the slow boat to Laos”. That is exactly what we did on our five… Continue reading The Slow Boat to Laos – A Two Day Treat

Asia · Five Month Trip · Travel

Trekking Northern Thailand from Pai-land

So as a traveller you go trekking Northern Thailand. Why? I don’t really know, it’s just what you do…so it’s what we did. Trekking in this area of the world is a great way to get out and see the jungle of the Thai/Burmese border, see life in the hill tribes and is a rewarding… Continue reading Trekking Northern Thailand from Pai-land

Asia · Five Month Trip · Travel

That Backpacker Street in Bangkok – Khao San Road

Bangkok, a sprawling Asian metropolis of almost 8.3 million people, is the capital of Thailand. Glittering shopping malls and glittering temples abound, and through it all, the Chao Phraya river flows. However, if it is your first time visiting the city, it is highly possible you will end up on the infamous backpacker street in… Continue reading That Backpacker Street in Bangkok – Khao San Road

Train · Travel

Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

Taking to the tracks is such a joy. I know that we are Flying Fluskeys, and flying also makes me a happy girl, but there is something special about a train journey. (I don’t mean my morning commute). People say romantic, honestly, I’m not sure I could call it that, but it is kinda special.… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

Food · General · Travel

Backpacking with Burgers – Munching on McDonald’s 

My hubby, Mr Fluskey, has a travel quirk that most people don’t understand. He likes to eat a McDonald’s Big Mac in every new country he visits. After a long debate about this, I bent to his will. To try and alleviate my slight corporation guilt, I try to eat something from the menu that… Continue reading Backpacking with Burgers – Munching on McDonald’s