Dodging the mafia, shrinking stomachs and strange things on sticks March 20th 2012 Just a note before this short blog starts properly…after leaving the UK 2041 days ago, we have reached a milestone 100th blog and almost 90,000 hits!
Talking to the travel agents on Koh Samui about onward transport to Surat Thani was frustrating. According to them, there were only a couple of ferries a day and although pick up from any Samui hotel was included on these annoying transport pack ... read more
Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Surat Thani 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
We saved for 3 years and then went Hoff to travel the world. Chris Columbus and Magellan eat your heart out...do you reckon other people will have already discovered the places we are going to? You bet!
Neil, originally from Hartlepool, UK and Donna, originally from the Wirral, UK have known each other for 17 years. We bought a house, got cushy jobs in Nottingham and always had a passion to travel and see what more was out there in the big wide world (sounds corny or what?). The opportunity came when we were both made redundant and given nice r... full info