Asia · Attractions & Activities

REVIEW: Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Burj Khalifa, Dubai 5/10 Of course whilst we were in Dubai we had to visit the tallest building in the world. There are various levels you can visit but we pre booked tickets for 'At The Top' level 124, it cost AED 130 or £25 each. We booked the tickets for the first day we… Continue reading REVIEW: Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Attractions & Activities · Food & Drink · Oceania

Wine Tasting in Margaret River

For the past 3 months we have been lucky enough to live a short drive away from the Margaret river  wine region. So a group of friends and I took the opportunity whilst we were all off work to go on our own wine tasting tour. It's great as each winery offers free tastings!  … Continue reading Wine Tasting in Margaret River

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S21 and the Killing Fields, Phnom Penh

After visiting Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps in Poland earlier in the year I was intrigued and interested to visit Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, S21 (Security Office 21) prison and the Killing Fields in Phnom Penh Cambodia in November. Our hostel was located a short walk from the S21 prison in the city of Phnom… Continue reading S21 and the Killing Fields, Phnom Penh

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Tubing in Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng is famous for tubing and although it's surrounded by lots of natural beauty it's the only reason we visited. We only realised when we arrived how beautiful the area is and there were lots of day trips from there. We only stayed the one day in Vang Vieng which was consumed by tubing… Continue reading Tubing in Vang Vieng

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2 day slow boat from Thailand to Laos 

We decided to opt for the 2 day slow boat from Thailand into Laos, rather than the usual bus! From Chiang Mai we were going to get a bus to Chiang Khong and organise the trip solo however after doing some research we found a 3 day package which picked us up from our guesthouse… Continue reading 2 day slow boat from Thailand to Laos 

Asia · Attractions & Activities · Transport

Floating market and overnight train

We booked onto another trip through the guesthouse this time a half day trip to the floating market as we were leaving Bangkok that evening on the overnight sleeper train to Chiang Mai. We had to leave Bangkok at 7am, I didn't realise the market was going to be an hour and a half outside… Continue reading Floating market and overnight train

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Bridge over the River Kwai

We booked onto this day trip to the bridge over the river Kwai through the guesthouse. We were being picked up from there at 9.30am, Conor and I had both been feeling under the weather since we woke up but didn't think much of it. This wasn't the day after we'd been to Khao San… Continue reading Bridge over the River Kwai