I’m happy to announce that my blog from my recent trip to Myanmar (aka Burma) with short stops either side in Thailand and Hong Kong is finally online after some delays. As explained on this site I write up my blog in note format and then take time to write […]
Tag: Hong Kong
Thoughts from Myanmar
Now that I’ve been back in the UK for a few days, and have started re-adjusting to UK time, I’ve had a chance to reflect on my trip to Myanmar. I had wanted to visit Myanmar, also known as Burma, for a while. There are a few things that drew […]
Charlie : Hong Kong
Charlie has just returned to The UK after our trip to south east Asia, for a sailing trip around southern Myanmar with a few days in Thailand either side and an overnight layover in Hong Kong. Hong Kong was an experience to visit, especially in contrast to how quiet and […]
Hong Kong and home again
I’ve arrived back home after a great trip. Myanmar is a country I have wanted to visit for a long time and even though I didn’t see much of the country itself as it was a sailing trip I had such a great time. I also ticked off three new […]
From Thailand to Hong Kong
I’ve arrived in Hong Kong and even though I’ve been here less than an hour I’m already impressed with the city. Everything just seems to work so fast and efficient compared to other places I’ve been in Asia and it’s a whole world away from Thailand where I started the […]
I’ve arrived in Thailand and am loving the temperature and prices here already. Back in the UK at the moment it’s freezing cold, windy, foggy and expensive but it’s in the mid 30’s here and everything is so cheap. It has been a long journey to get this far, however. […]
This is adventure travel
This article looks at whether adventure travel is right for you. It draws on my experiences of things that can go wrong on trips, how some people moan about the smallest of things, and how if you’re able to accept that adventure travel can have mishaps then it can be the most rewarding style of travel you’ll ever experience.
The article was written as a blog post centering on the problems I encountered in advance of my trip to Myanmar while drawing on events that have happened to me in the past while travelling to explain why I love adventure travel.
Myanmar Sailing 2014
I tend to get very distracted by special offers when travelling in order to maximise everything I see. In 2010 North Korea shot to the top of my list when I spotted some special offers on flights and accomodation and the same happened in 2012 with Central America. Both were […]