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Our world Travel On 10th May 2007 I fled the UK on a journey around the world with a long list of places to go. Got as far as the Philippines where I met my wife. We got married on 11th May 2010 and are now sharing the experiences of travelling the world together

Nha Trang via Central Highlands to Hoi An

VIETNAM | Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | Views [1716]

Fri 11th Apr - 8:30am Mailinh Express bus to Quy Nyon along the coast going northwards (cost $7). Picked up from the hotel by minibus half an hour before departure and transferred to 16-seater minibus at the bus station. The only foreigners amonst ... Read more >


Dalat to Nha Trang

VIETNAM | Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | Views [4648]

Tue 8th Apr - Booked a bus to Nha Trang with TM Brothers leaving around 8am. Got picked up from the hotel half an hour early to be taken to the office where the bus leaves. The Phuon Hahn hotel has been a comfortable and clean place to stay, with ... Read more >


Heading north to Dalat

VIETNAM | Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | Views [2454] | Comments [1]

Sat 5th Apr - Off north to Dalat today leaving at 8am. 80,000 Dong (VND) for the journey. Not many people on the bus. One noteable sight on the way out of Ho Chi Minh City was an enormous theme park, with a mountain like thunder mountain in disneyland, ... Read more >


Ho Chi Minh City

VIETNAM | Saturday, 5 Apr 2008 | Views [2740]

This area of Ho Chi Minh City is alive and kicking at night. The streets are busy with bars and restaurants and shops are in full flow. Checked out some alternative hotels for reference. Bought a SIM from Mobifone for my mobile that cost 100,000 Ðong ... Read more >


Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City

VIETNAM | Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | Views [9868]

Fri 28th Mar - Move into Vietnam today, destination Ho Chi Minh City (previously known as and also still called Saigon by many ). Have booked my bus ticket with Mekong limousine express for $12 and due to leave at 8:30am. Got picked up by minibus ... Read more >


Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | Views [1241]

24th/25th March - went to bamboo island for a chillin time with Victoria. Many operators go to the island but chose Coasters at $6 return and $10 for a bamboo hut for the night. 50 min or so trip that leaves from ocheuteal beach at 10am. The ... Read more >


Sihanoukville

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 23 Mar 2008 | Views [2594]

Recent days have been busy with odds and ends. The pace is slow here as it is very humid and hot, making everything more of an effort than usual. Been learning a lot from local expat business owners about how things work here. As mentioned in my previous ... Read more >


Gallery: India

INDIA | Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

India
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Gallery: Nepal

NEPAL | Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

Nepal
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Gallery: Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

Cambodia
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Gallery: Laos

LAOS | Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

Laos
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Gallery: Thailand

THAILAND | Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

Thailand
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Gallery: Maldives

MALDIVES | Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

The Maldives
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Battambang to Sihanoukville

CAMBODIA | Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | Views [3261]

Wed 5th Mar - Woke to the sound from the local   buddhist temple that seemed to carry a long way. Early breakfast on the top floor of the hotel as the sun rose. Nice start to the day. Booked on a Capitol bus to Phnom Penh leaving at 7am which turned ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Siem Reap to Battambang

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | Views [3967]

Sat 1st Mar - Had a nice meal at the 'Dead Fish Tower' restaurant in the evening. Buil almost like a warehouse inside, with platforms on many levels. Food and drinks are delivered between levels using trays, pulleys and ropes. A central platform ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Pakse to Siem reap

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 1 Mar 2008 | Views [6290]

Wed 27th Feb - Picked up by Sawngthaew from hotel at 8am to go to meeting point for VIP bus. What a joke....turned out to be an 18 seater minibus that was almost full when I got there, so I ended up with one of the fold-up seats in the aisle. Would ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Vang Vieng to Pakse

LAOS | Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Views [6042]

Mon 18th Feb - Moving on to Vang Vieng today and Victoria and I had booked space on a minivan last night. Worked out the same price as a public bus and a great choice as the transport was a plush black toyota SPV wih comfy leather interior and movies ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Ponsavan to Vientiane

LAOS | Sunday, 24 Feb 2008 | Views [1454]

Mon 18th Feb - Moving on to Vang Vieng today and Victoria and I had booked space on a minivan last night. Worked out the same price as a public bus and a great choice as the transport was a plush black toyota SPV wih comfy leather interior and movies ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Plain of Jars (Ponsavan)

LAOS | Monday, 18 Feb 2008 | Views [1770]

Sun 17th Feb - We had booked a tour of the 3 sites of the plain of Jars this morning, joined by three other people. The plain of jars is a collection of sites with three of the main groups being within 25 km of Ponsavan. The purpose of the ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Luang Prabang & Hilltribe village trek to opium fields

LAOS | Monday, 18 Feb 2008 | Views [3811] | Comments [2]

Today is the start of a three day trek into the hills north east of Luang Prabang. Just myself, Victoria (from Australia), and our guide Lue Yang, who is from the 'Hmong' tribe of people. A brief recap of the events of yesterday...... I wanted ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


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