Today was our last day in Bali. We had a bit of a slow start, snacking on leftovers from dinner as we all packed our bags and tidied up the villa. Our plan for the day was to spend some time in Seminyak, then relax at a bar until time […]
Today was my last day in Thailand. Victoria and I had booked a cooking class at the Helping Hands Thai Cooking school. The lessons are run by a lady called Poo (Poo is actually her nick name, derived from her full name Champoo – Thai for rose apple). Poo lives in […]
After a full day at Ayutthaya, I was ready for a quiet day on Wednesday. After a sleep in, Victoria and I went to a shopping centre called Terminal 21. Each floor is themed like a different country, and the signs above the escalators are like airport boarding gates. We […]
After a busy week, I had a slightly lazier day on Sunday. We’d been pretty not stop in Chiang Mai, and spent a lot of time on our feet yesterday exploring Chatuchak market. Today we slept in, then went for a lazy coffee with Marwan (it was his one day […]
Although we had spent the previous day exploring the Warorot market in Chiang Mai, today we visited Bangkok’s largest market – Chatuchak market. It’s only open on weekends, so this was really our only chance to visit. I’m glad we did, because I’ve never been to a market so large! […]
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.
I started today a little earlier, wanting to visit the Tsukiji fish market. They hold a daily tuna auction, however you need to arrive at 5am to reserve a place and only 120 tourists are allowed to enter each day. That was a bit early for me, and I wasn’t […]