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It’s Sunday afternoon in Chiang Mai; you’ve been to all the temples, you’ve shopped until you dropped in all the markets and you’ve eate...
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30
Oct
2016

The Only Chiang Mai Park in the City Centre

It’s Sunday afternoon in Chiang Mai; you’ve been to all the temples, you’ve shopped until you dropped in all the markets and you’ve eaten enough Pad Thai to feed an army of Monks. You now just want to chill out, read a book and enjoy some peace and quiet. One of our favourite things to…

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The small town of Chiang Dao in Northern Thailand is the perfect rural getaway from popular Chiang Mai city. Set at the foot of beautiful Doi Chiang Dao and sur...
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24
Oct
2016

Top 10 Things to do in Chiang Dao

The small town of Chiang Dao in Northern Thailand is the perfect rural getaway from popular Chiang Mai city. Set at the foot of beautiful Doi Chiang Dao and surrounded by lush green jungle, Chiang Dao can be visited as a day trip from Chiang Mai or even Chiang Rai. However, there are enough awesome…

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Last week Shelley and I celebrated being together for 13 years. I know it’s hard to believe right. We look so young! ­čÖé We hadn’t left Chiang Mai ...
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18
Oct
2016

Our Chiang Dao Nest 2 Long Weekend Review

Last week Shelley and I celebrated being together for 13 years. I know it’s hard to believe right. We look so young! ­čÖé We hadn’t left Chiang Mai for 4 or 5 weeks so were keen to get out of the city and celebrate in the surrounding mountainous countryside. Ideally staying at one of the…

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Cheap cheap and cheap!!! Those are the three words you were hoping to read right? If you’ve opened this blog post then you’re probably thinking of m...
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12
Oct
2016

Cost of Living in Thailand while Living in Chiang Mai

Cheap cheap and cheap!!! Those are the three words you were hoping to read right? If you’ve opened this blog post then you’re probably thinking of making a move out here like we did. The cost of living in Thailand is obviously a major factor in making that decision so you’ve clicked on the right…

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One of the main reasons for visiting the beautiful country of Sri Lanka was to see the Sri Lankan elephant in the wild. We’d be pretty stupid to travel al...
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9
Oct
2016

Minneriya or Kaudulla National Park to see the Sri Lankan Elephant?

One of the main reasons for visiting the beautiful country of Sri Lanka was to see the Sri Lankan elephant in the wild. We’d be pretty stupid to travel all that way and not catch a glimpse of the big eared tubby giants. Well luckily for us, Sri Lanka has 22 national parks,┬ámany of them…

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From our visits to many countries around the world, the days spent exploring ancient city sites are some of our fondest memories. Historical ruins such as Cambo...
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5
Oct
2016

Polonnaruwa Ruins - 10 Ancient City Highlights

From our visits to many countries around the world, the days spent exploring ancient city sites are some of our fondest memories. Historical ruins such as Cambodia’s Angkor Wat and India’s Hampi are a couple of spectacular highlights. So we were really pleased to find out that Sri Lanka had two ancient city sites to…

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There can’t be too many places in the world where you can be within walking distance of two breathtaking beaches. Well, we found two Sri Lanka┬ábeach reso...
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2
Oct
2016

Kalkudah and Pasikuda Beach - Sri Lanka

There can’t be too many places in the world where you can be within walking distance of two breathtaking beaches. Well, we found two Sri Lanka┬ábeach resorts which tick that box! On the less developed East coast are┬áKalkudah beach and Pasikuda beach. Two spectacular back to back┬ástretches of sand that we found so hard to…

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When we arrived at Arugam Bay on the remote east coast of Sri Lanka, we had no idea that only a couple of days later, we would be just a few meters away from a ...
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28
Sep
2016

Pottuvil Lagoon and it's Elephant Inhabitants

When we arrived at Arugam Bay on the remote east coast of Sri Lanka, we had no idea that only a couple of days later, we would be just a few meters away from a family of elephants, in the middle of a tropical storm, while floating aboard a makeshift raft. But when we arrived…

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Ahh the good old Indian Railway. Love it or hate it, the best way to travel around India is without a shadow of a doubt on the incredible Indian Railway. WeR...
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25
Sep
2016

Indian Railway - A Guide to Trains in India

Ahh the good old Indian Railway. Love it or hate it, the best way to travel around India is without a shadow of a doubt on the incredible Indian Railway. We’d go as far as saying you canÔÇÖt complete a trip to India without experiencing the bustle and atmosphere of trains in India. Especially on…

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