Koh Phi Phi – from the lowest expectations to the best memories
Okay so to say my expectations for Koh Phi Phi were low was a serious understatement. I really couldn't bare to leave Koh Lanta and to say goodbye to all my friends. Everything I had heard about Phi Phi put
Why travelling solo isn’t as scary as I expected
Those of you who have been following my journey will remember when I posted about the reactions of people as they realised I was planning on travelling across Asia, Australia and New Zealand by myself. Solo. Alone. Big decision right?
My own little slice of paradise – Koh Lanta
After a day on the road, in the air and on the open sea, I finally arrived in Koh Lanta where I was to meet up with some friends for a few days of birthday celebrations. The ferry over gave
Top tips for surviving Bangkok
Research everything - especially prices. You can save yourself a lot of money by checking how much a taxi from the airport should be to where you are staying - they will always bump up fares according to whether you
The 10 rules of flying long haul
Forget about a normal sleeping pattern for the day - don't be one of those people who moan about having to get up early or late because time doesn't really exist in this odd little day of travelling across time
First impressions of Bangkok
After around 24 hours of flying, driving and waiting to travel, I was so pleased to finally arrive in Bangkok - desperate to get to my hotel for food and a shower. It was early evening when I arrived and
Back to the 90’s for my leaving do!
Of course, I couldn't leave the chilly shores of Ye Olde England without a good old shindig to party with all the people most special to me - and how better to celebrate that by taking them all back to
Saying goodbye to the UK
As I'm sure you can imagine, last week flew by in a blur of family time, catching up with friends and saying my goodbyes, packing and a constant battle between eating my fill of British food to last me the
The Decision: Travel or Love?
As you read this, my travels will have already started and I thought it was important to write this post and share what has probably been the hardest part of my decision to leave. The first thing everyone has asked me upon finding
Happy New Year!
Just a quick post today to share with you guys how I spent my New Year's Eve - as you can imagine I'm completely up to my eyeballs in packing, organising paperwork and trying to find everything I need for