Our Ten Year Travelling and Blogging Anniversary - and an Announcement November 29th 2016 It's been ten years. Ten years since we set off on our travels on a one-way trip to Thailand. Ten years since we set up and started this blog. Ten years seems like a long time. It especially seems like a long time when we think about everything that has happened.......
On 1st November 2006 I turned 30. Our plan had been to leave the country in October, and spend my 30t ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok 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
It started in November 2006, when we quit our jobs, rented out our house, sold our belongings and set off in search of adventure in South East Asia.
Backpacking around SE Asia followed, along with working with elephants in Pattaya, a TEFL course in Thailand, teaching in Bangkok, Madrid, Bournemouth....
"Where next?" you might ask.
Well, the pull of the East was too great, so we hot-footed back to Thailand, and then onto Vietnam.
We spent a year teaching in a language centre in Haiphong in the North of Vietnam. Then we went searching for the bright lights of the big city and taught ... full info