In search of the perfect meal in Chiang Mai July 15th 2010 After just a day in Chiang Mai we were so in love with the laid back atmosphere of this town that we booked ourselves a whole week here. Thanks to Jacqui's recommendation we have been staying in a fantastic hotel: private twin room, crisp white linen, airconditioning, buffet breakfast, 25m pool, sun loungers, free wifi, beautiful gardens all for £4 a night! Paradise is not without its troubles th ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
"Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey!"
Here we go again!
With Africa out of my system (for now), it's time to set out to explore the big wide world and discover some new places to fall in love with. With a one way ticket to Sydney and a WHV in my pocket/email account I'm heading down under in search of streets paved with gold and the Pommie pipedream of living it up in the sun. On the way I'll be checking out the beaches, big buildings and backpacker haunts of Dubai and South East Asia and reporting back on just how relaxing it is swinging in a h... full info