A Long Weekend in Laos

Last weekend I visited Laos, more specifically Luang Prabang, where we spent a fabulous four days exploring this gorgeous little town. Being only an hours flight away, Laos has long been on our list to visit but we just hadn’t got around to it so when we finally had a long weekend it was the…

Christmas in the Maldives

We decided to spend Christmas 2017 in the Maldives. It wasn’t my idea, it was my husbands and I have to say its probably one of his best yet. As it was a ‘once in a lifetime’ holiday, we decided to go the whole hog and book a jacuzzi water villa at the Meeru Island Resort…

Brotherhood of the World

I was recently nominated for the Brotherhood of the World Blogger Award by the Azra over at Simple Serenity. Firstly somewhat of a disclaimer, I’m not great at doing award posts (I find I’m not great at actually writing about myself…weird I know given my ability to wax lyrical about a cleanser or boutique hotel)…

Angkor Wat & Siem Reap, Cambodia

One of my aims since last summer was to visit a few more of the incredible places that are right on our doorstep. Hanoi in September blew me away so when we had another long weekend in October we hopped on a plane to Cambodia (flying time, just over an hour from Bangkok) to visit…

Review ~ Hilocks Hotel and Spa, Siem Reap

We stayed at the Hilocks Hotel and Spa when we visited Siem Reap in October. As well as it getting great reviews and looking lovely, my main reasons for picking it were that it was a little out of town so peaceful but had a regular shuttle into the centre, it had a lovely pool…

Travel Moments of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, I can’t help but reflect on what really has been an awesome year. We’ve travelled to some incredible places, fallen in love with most of them, and had lots of amazing visitors who, even after three years in Bangkok, continue to come and see us. We really are so…

The Ultimate Christmas Q&A

I read the Ultimate Christmas Q + A over on the lovely Life of Angela and thought I would give it a go. I don’t usually do these sort of posts but I enjoyed reading Angela’s so I hope you’ll enjoy reading mine and if you fancy doing it yourself, it’s not too late! What…

A Long Weekend in Hanoi

To say I fell in love with Hanoi is probably an understatement (I declared we should move there less than 24 hours in…). I loved how unique the culture still is, I loved the hectic, scooter filled streets, I loved the food and the cheap beer and the delicious egg coffee! We were there for…

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is a city in the north of Thailand, famed for its many temples, glorious food and chilled back vibe! In my three years in Thailand, I have explored many islands and beach areas but had never made it up north so we took my parents with us and spent a few days exploring….

Travel Plans

The last two weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind of travel planning! We have a few long weekends coming up as well as some visitors so had lots of jaunts to sort out and get planned, plus I have been growing increasingly aware that I still haven’t visited Cambodia, Laos or Vietnam –…

Australia: The Road Trip Part

‘Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer.’ (A quote I firmly believe in but you’ll appreciate the irony once you’ve read the post.) After our epic time in the Whitsundays , our plan was to hire a car and drive over three days from Airlie Beach to Brisbane where we were…

Review ~ 99 The Heritage Hotel, Chiangmai

Back in February, we went up to Chiangmai for a few days with my parents. As the only one who had visited before, my husband chose 99 The Heritage Hotel as he had a good experience in their sister hotel on a previous trip. It was just under £90 a room per night. This beautiful boutique…