Ayutthaya

I had a big day today, visiting Ayutthaya to check out the temples and ruins there. Ayutthaya is about an hour and a half north of Bangkok, so a pretty good distance for a day trip. Having explored the city for the last few days I was ready to get …

Warorot market

It was our last day in Chiang Mai. We’d covered just about everything on our initial plan, except for the Warorot market, a market located a short distance outside the eastern wall, which sells fresh and cooked food, along with clothing, kitchenware, souvenirs and other miscellaneous items. Posted from Chiang …

Getting to Thailand

Unfortunately my trip to Bangkok wasn’t as smooth as I’d hoped for. After the wild thunderstorms in Melbourne on Monday morning, flights out of Melbourne airport were significantly delayed. My first flight was scheduled to leave Melbourne for Singapore at 12pm, but in the end didn’t take off until just …

DIY Poster Hanger

I was given a Scratch Map for my birthday. The idea is you keep track of the countries you’ve visited by scratching them off to uncover the colourful map below.  The dilemma I faced was how to hang it on the wall. I could have blue-tacked it to the wall, but …