Famous Vietnamese Coffees

If you’ve ever been to Vietnam you know how much much they love there coffee and if you haven’t then you must have heard about there famous love for coffee. You can’t walk down the street without seeing at least four different shops or cafes selling various types of coffees and all manor of coffee […]

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Chiang Mai Elephant & Trekking Day Tour

Whilst exploring Chiang Mai we couldn’t resist booking an all-day elephant sanctuary and trekking tour costing 1,300 THB per person including pick up at our hotel at 08.30am. As we all crammed in to the back of the van making various pick ups along the way, we drove out of the city to our first […]

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A Travellers Guide To Chiang Mai

A trip in Northern Thailand isn’t complete without a trip to the ancient city of Chiang Mai, the largest city in Northern Thailand. We opted for a 3-hour bus from Chiang Rai, heading up over the mountainous pass with breath taking views and a superb backdrop. Once we arrived at Chiang Mai bus station, we […]

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Chester: A modern take on an old city

Considering Chester is only a few hours down the road from us in Cumbria it’s surprising we hadn’t visited this quaint, historic city before. We decided on this little gem as we were looking for somewhere that wasn’t too far away for just a couple of night’s getaway. We fell in love with the city […]

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White Temple & Golden Triangle Day Trip

Whilst in Chiang Rai our lovely reception lady had organised a private driver to take us on a whole day trip to the White Temple, Signha park, Baan Dam Museum, the natural hot springs and the Golden Triangle. It was a full day of exploring and discovering new sights and for 2000 Tbh for the […]

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Why Chiang Rai should be on your Travel list!

Often over looked and over shadowed by the bigger and close by city of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai is not one that is often on people’s list when travelling Thailand but it should be! The people are friendly and will go out of their way to help you experience the local culture and all it […]

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72 Hours in Cape Town

Cape Town

Over the years I’ve lost count of the times we’ve visited family in South Africa, but never in all my trips had we visited the Mother City of Cape Town. That was until our last visit when we flew down from Johannesburg to spend 72 hours in this magnificent place.

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