Travelguide: My One Month in Sri Lanka

It's now been four months since we left the UK. After our time in Central and Northern Thailand (click here for my travelguide) we headed to Sri Lanka. Here's a brief summary (check out our couple of seconds a day video on youtube!) of the time we've had there and hopefully some hints and tips … Continue reading Travelguide: My One Month in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Sthree – Supporting Women’s Development in Kandy

We've nearly been in Sri Lanka now for two weeks and our second stop was Kandy. For travellers (us included) this place is usually a quick one or two night stop off to explore Sigiriya and Dambulla. Whilst in Kandy we stumbled upon the Sthree social enterprise which is one of the Women's Development Centre projects. … Continue reading Sri Lanka: Sthree – Supporting Women’s Development in Kandy

Travelguide: My Two Months in Central and Northern Thailand

It's now been 14 weeks since we left the UK. After our time in Japan (click here for my travelguide) we headed to Thailand. Here's a brief summary (check out our couple of seconds a day video on youtube!) of the time we've had there and hopefully some hints and tips for those of you … Continue reading Travelguide: My Two Months in Central and Northern Thailand

Thailand: Sustainable City Guide – Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is northern Thailand's largest city located in a valley on the banks of the Ping River. The city itself is quite modern but has an old town surrounded by gates and walls which further afield is surrounded by rainforest, mountains and waterfalls. Getting around Despite being the north's largest city, Chiang Mai isn't too … Continue reading Thailand: Sustainable City Guide – Chiang Mai

10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

I'm not sure how it's happened but December is actually here, which means Christmas is just round the corner. For me, this year will be very different. It'll be my first ever Christmas away from home and family as we'll be spending it in Sri Lanka, replacing Turkey and trimmings for a veggie curry and … Continue reading 10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

Thailand: Life in Pai

As someone who suffers from travel sickness, I was DREADING the journey to Pai. Set 131km North of Chiang Mai and accessible only by a road which has 762 turns, this bus ride is famous for making people feel queasy. Tip: Get yourself some dramamine anti-sickness tablets from Boots. Works wonders! Pai used to be … Continue reading Thailand: Life in Pai

Thailand: Animal Tourism’s Progress is Possible With Love and Bananas

Yesterday was very special as it was spent with beautiful Asian Elephants. At the end of our day at Elephant Nature Park (ENP) our guide Tong asked if we had any questions. Rob - "During our time spent in Ayutthaya we saw elephants being ridden by tourists along the roads, is the government doing anything … Continue reading Thailand: Animal Tourism’s Progress is Possible With Love and Bananas