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Streets of Yangon II

Yangon is famous for its pagodas, and they are certainly numerous and impressive, but it’s the life of the streets, alleyways and markets which most inspired me.


Company, cooking & one hell of a hike

After a rather uneventful stay in Phuket Town (besides from getting a little lost, wandering into what can only be described as a shanty town and getting some rather strange looks) I was soon heading down to Kata Beach on the South East side of Phuket. 548 more words


I Can't Breathe

Every year we get weeks, and sometimes months, of poor air quality due to forest fires. This is known as the ‘haze’ and causes chaos on both the roads and everyday life as people struggle to carry out any outdoor activities when it is at its worst. 304 more words


Island Life

Arriving in Koh Samui at night time is less than ideal.  I wondered where the hell I was, it felt like Kavos on crack and certainly not the island life I was searching for.   467 more words

South East Asia


I only spent a few days in Cambodia but they were certainly interesting. To get to the border I first had to take a 6-hour train to Aranyaprathet. 1,020 more words


The Long Way to Luang Prabang

After three short days in Chiang Mai it was time to say goodbye to Thailand and head over the border to Laos. There are several ways to do this (18 hour bus or a flight) but we decided to take the boat. 1,053 more words