The land of volcanoes, gado gado and spirituality – welcome to Indonesia!

  Life is good. After my not so recent post about travel fatigue I noticed I've not actually ever said how the wave has passed and how I am thoroughly enjoying the choices I've made and the life I am living. The fatigue comes and goes, and when it comes, it feels like it won't …

An ode to our day-to-day

At the beginning of our trip I read Alain de Boton’s ‘The Art of Travel’. I thoroughly recommend reading this book to anyone, also if you’re not currently travelling, as his ideas are also very much applicable to daily life. Alain wonderfully lays out that there is a big discrepancy between our idea of a …

Hong Kong

We've just woken up in Hong Kong and my oh my what a city. Firstly I want to thank you guys for the messages, love and support regarding my recent rant about having travel fatigue. I know it's normal and to be frank things are already so much better. They were already better when I …

Ninh Binh

We took the train out to Ninh Binh province on our last day in Vietnam to explore what people like to call Halong bay on land. Yes, we did in the end crawl out of the proverbial hole that is our hotel room. Both of us felt sufficiently rested and ready for one last outing …

Laos

I wrote this post a while ago but due to sheer laziness in finding pictures and our site crashing, it sort of did not get published. No judgement! Here it is, in all its glory: Steven just vandalised the bus. (Steven strongly objects to this statement, he merely temporarily disabled a feature). We’re on our …

(Tha)island hopping

  For the past weeks since we left Bangkok we’ve been beach bumming on various islands. Weather hasn’t been great or inspiring and has meant quite a few days where we’ve been caught in sudden gusts of wind and rain. We’ve spent a lot of time on scooters, much to Steven’s joy. He’s found he …