Ancient Buddhist Temple Borobudur, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Love to travel? Me too, so I thought I might share a post from 9 years ago, 2012 – What an amazing adventure into history this was! This is Borobudur Temple in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. What: Borobudur, the largest and oldest singular Buddhist Temple worldwide Where: Approx. 38kms from Yogyakarta (Jogjakarta) in Central Java, Indonesia When: 9th century…

Miracle First Class Lounge – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

I’m back doing my favourite thing at an airport – other than plane spotting of course – I’m in an airport lounge. I’m not flying First Class – sigh –  so I’ve payed my way into the Miracle First Class Lounge. Nothing dodgy and no money changed hands under the table. It’s all legit, you…

Jetstar Asia. Bangkok to Singapore With a Meal.

“The choices today are Black Pepper and Chicken Rice?” “Yes please” “Which would you like?” “Oh sorry, I thought it was the same thing, I’ll have the Chicken Rice” I misunderstood and thought it was one dish but the hot meal choices today were Black Pepper Chicken or Chicken Rice. I’ve reviewed Jetstar and Jetstar Asia…

Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand.

Chatuchak Weekend Market is the largest market in Thailand with around 9000 stalls where you can buy almost ANYTHING. It is spread over 27 sections selling everything from pets to ceramics to books and food. Open from 6am – 6pm on Saturday and Sunday, some stalls are open during the week, but as the name…

Baan Hongnual Thai Cooking School – Chiang Mai, Thailand

  Generally, cooking food relaxes me. Sounds really weird hey, but it does. When I travel I love to learn, thats usually why most of us travel right? Ok theres the days around the pool doing nothing but finishing a book or two, but travel is also about experiencing the destination and one of those…

THE POD @ BEACH ROAD, SINGAPORE

My days of dorm sharing with gap year partying backpackers are long behind me, but I wanted to save on accommodation and was willing to try something different while in Singapore recently. Singapore hotels are notoriously expensive, I gather from the lack of space. The country is only 277 square kilometres, with a population of…

Touring The Republic of The Union Of Myanmar: Inle Lake

“Inle Lake really is the jewel in Myanmar’s crown” my Friend Jo had said to me when I was planning the trip to Myanmar. Jo had been living in Myanmar for about a year and travelled throughout the country and it was here she said that I would see the natural beauty of this nation. Continuing…

Touring The Republic of the Union of Myanmar: Mandalay.

 My friend Bert and I visited Myanmar some months ago and our first stop was the northern city of Mandalay. From there we travelled to Bagan, Lake Inle and Yangon, the capital. Welcome to Myanmar! While some may refer to it as Burma, the official name is The Republic of the Union of Myanmar.  Thai Air…