Pai and Chiang Mai – Why Is There No Pie in Pai? (Day 105-114)

Following our extravagant Chiang Mai Christmas apartment – a massive £25 a night – we tightened the purse strings and booked a very cheap guesthouse. A vomit-inducing road, comprising of 762 twists and turns, lay between us and Pai, our new home. For 4 hours the cramped minibus followed a snaking path, rising through dense … More Pai and Chiang Mai – Why Is There No Pie in Pai? (Day 105-114)

Chiang Mai – It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Day 101-104)

We arrived in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, on the 23rd of December, just in time for Christmas. Having spent months living in the cheapest, and consequently, grubbiest accommodation, we treated ourselves to a stay in a brand new apartment. Opening the door was like peering into a dreamland; a clean, marbled bathroom sporting a hairdryer … More Chiang Mai – It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Day 101-104)

Koh Phi Phi, Khao Sok and Koh Tao – Bugs, Fish and Bears (Day 52-60)

  So, it’s been a while. We’d like to say this is because we have been so busy that we haven’t had a spare moment … In reality we’ve had plenty of spare moments, but when given the chance to laze on a tropical island paradise or sit in a dark room typing, we, for … More Koh Phi Phi, Khao Sok and Koh Tao – Bugs, Fish and Bears (Day 52-60)

Bangkok, Krabi Town and Koh Lanta – Touchdown in Thailand (Day 43-51)

We are in Thailand, home of noodles and rice. The Monsoon season is running slightly late so we are catching the occasional shower. We landed in Bangkok, where we spent a few days before heading to the coastal town of Krabi, Gateway to the Islands. From there we moved on to Koh Lanta, our first … More Bangkok, Krabi Town and Koh Lanta – Touchdown in Thailand (Day 43-51)