Time to Relax - Island Style! January 9th 2014 After some serious travel days and a few days trekking around hot cities we were in need of some laid-back island time.
Ko Samet is easily reached from Bangkok and as we've been there before we knew exactly where to head once on the island to get the accommodation we knew we liked. Luckily they had a vacant room so by after checking in we were straight down onto the beach for a cooling dip ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Ko Samet 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 both travelled and worked in Spain, which is where we first met, back in 1972. Things back then were quite different, no plastic card banking or internet to smooth the way.
Our travels were put on hold for a few years whilst we brought up our two children. They now spend large chunks of their life exploring the world.
In in our mid to late 50's we decided it was time we took up travelling again and this time write our own travel blog. Hope it can compete with the younger generations.
We chose the nickname 'still crazy' because I guess that's what we are, still crazy. We completed three... full info