A Quick Update

Hi friends and family. Sorry its been so long since my last post. As you probably know, Navi and I have been back in London for a while.

Bangkok 2008

Welcome to the Land of Smile

  Morning all, I feel great this morning. Today’s post is a little nostalgic. It begins with my website cover photo.  This one. This image has been up on the …


Chinatown isn’t China

China is an incredible destination filled with some of the friendliest people on Earth. It’s a jaw droppingly beautiful country. Before I get into specifics however, I want to say …

Mekong Delt Vietnam

Surprising Vietnam

It’s day 45 in Vietnam. We are in an apartment in Hanoi.  It’s winter here so a light jacket is needed some evenings. The days are warm and hazy.

Ton le sap - Siem Reap

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Following my last post Navi and I were set on the idea for living in Kuala Lumpur for 6 months.  We’d looked at dozens of properties, negotiated fees and even …

Backpacking in myanmar

The Road to Myanmar

Over Christmas I got hold of the latest South East Asia on a shoestring guidebook. The last time I owned one of these chunky editions was in 2006. Back then …

Feral dogs in Asia

Fending off Feral Dogs in Asia

So yesterday we hiked to the top of Ella Rock. It’s a beautiful steep escarpment jutting out over the tiny hill town of Ella in Southern Sri Lanka. Most visitors …

Backpacking in Sri Lanka

Backpacking in Sri Lanka

Everyone you ask about Sri Lanka says the same thing. It’s like India but, a bit cleaner, a bit nicer and a bit more expensive. Having visited Sri Lanka now …

Volunteering in Sri Lanka

Volunteering in Sri Lanka

Navi and I spent 2 weeks volunteering in Sri Lanka at a small village near Puttalam earlier this month. We organised the placement from the UK through the popular volunteering …