I’ve read countless horror stories about the international journey from Bangkok to Siem Reap. The border crossing at Poi Pet is infamous for its touts and scam artists, but I can’t help but feel it’s been painted in an extremely bad light and that if you have your wits about you and do your research, then … More Bangkok to Siem Reap
I’ve visited Dublin twice – once with my family and once with my best friend. The city is so beautiful – I find it to be much like Glasgow: green, full of friendly people, and best of all full of pubs. The famous Temple Bar is not to be missed – the atmosphere is electric, … More Dublin, Ireland
After two and a half years together, Paul and I have done our fair share of travelling together. Together we have walked on the Great Wall of China, canoed through Ha Long Bay and strolled through the opulent rooms of Versailles. We have also been lost together in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, been told our … More Travelling as a couple
The atmosphere was so different to anywhere we had visited so far – quiet, relaxed, and the people, locals or otherwise, were incredibly welcoming and warm. Luang Prabang is suitable to the size of Laos and absolutely minuscule in terms of land mass. It was beyond refreshing after several weeks of big cities swarming with … More Luang Prabang, Laos
Some photographs from my overnight stay on the Scottish Isle of Cumbrae last week.
The bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh was painless, taking 7 hours exactly with two half hour stops. Our hotel, Hotel Zing, is located two streets along from the bus terminus and opposite the city’s central market. Costing £15 per night, it’s immaculate and undoubtedly the best shower I’ve had in Asia – combined … More Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Siem Reap is located in South West Cambodia, between Bangkok and Phnom Penh. We travelled from Bangkok via bus to reach the home of Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest religious monument on earth. After travelling the entire day from Bangkok, we didn’t arrive at our hotel, Bamboo Angkor Boutique, until after ten o’clock at night … More Siem Reap, Cambodia
During our three day trip to Budapest, we spent one of the days travelling to and from and in Vienna. We only had around 8 hours in the city, so we were limited with what we could see and where we could go. We got the train from Budapest Keleti which, thankfully, was across the … More Vienna, Austria