Review ~ Cookie’s Salad Resort, Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan is renowned for full moon parties, buckets of booze and just out of school backpackers. But there is also a very different side to this island; it’s relaxed, laid back and very beautiful, it’s mountainous and tropical with lush coves and white sand. As per usual we spent hours trawling the web trying…

The Travel Bit

Last week we headed off with our visitors for some R&R on Koh Phangan and Koh Tao. We used the Nok Air Fly ‘n’ Ferry service as in terms of ease and speed it’s pretty good for getting to the islands, plus price wise it’s really reasonable. Our 2 journeys cost just over £75 per…

My Bangkok

I had prepared some posts on our recent trip to Koh Phangan and Koh Tao but after what happened here on Monday I felt like I needed to postpone those posts slightly and address the terrible events of the other evening. Firstly I want to say a big thank you to everyone who sent messages across…

The Essential Bag

I have been searching for that perfect black bag for ages now; something that can go from day to night, cute but not in your face and with enough space to fit my lippie, sunnies and my camera…tricky find right…? Zalora are an online retailer here in Asia (very similar to ASOS), they have own brand…

Visitors, Islands and Goodies.

My sister and her boyfriend arrived bringing with them a vast amount of exciting things, many of which I talked about in the post The List. Needless to say we will be eternally grateful and will make it all last way longer than it ever should at home (except the Mr Kipling French Fancies which…

Hot Star Chicken

Taiwanese chicken has been a big thing in Bangkok over the last few months, specifically the XL deep fried variety. Hot Star opened its first outlet in the basement food court in EmQuartier back in April serving ‘authentic’ large fried chicken the size of your face. Available in original or spicy, the queues for this…