Beach days

    After our busy hiking and snorkelling days we decided to take a couple of beach days and visit some of the beautiful bays nearby. We got on our scooter from which by now we had become inseparable. We decided to ride a bit further and find Aow Leuk. But when we found it […]

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Getting a scooter!

It only took us a day wondering on the island of Koh Tao to come to the conclusion that we definitely needed a scooter to get around on the island. Almost everyone does this – locals and tourists as well. There is only one asphalt main road on the island going from north to south, […]

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Sleeper train to Koh Tao

So far we have existed in Bangkok on travel and accommodation that we had booked before leaving the UK: our little security blanket to clutch to in the first few days of our Asian Adventure. Now our time in our pre-booked hotel was almost up and we still hadn’t decided how to make our way […]

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A perfect day in Bangkok

My favourite day in Bangkok by far was our 5th and last day in the city. We had now been here for long enough to work out the transport system and get a good idea of the different districts so that we could plan our day ahead pretty effectively.  As our hotel was located not […]

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Khao San Road

This relatively short stretch of road is of course most famous from The Beach – a movie about a twenty something American backpacker who on his visit to Thailand comes in the possession of a map that leads him to a secret island community. Khao San Road now is a Mekka for all travellers passing […]

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