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 […]
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 […]
A day in Phuket Town
I’m back in my room after an exhausting day exploring Phuket Town but it has been worthwhile and I’ve seen a lot of things. This morning I had breakfast on the roof terrace at the hotel. The food itself was average but the view was really nice and you could […]
Back to Thailand
I have finally arrived back in Phuket after a long day of travelling. I’m staying in Phuket Town for a couple of nights to see a non-beach side of the island and to experience life in a less touristy Thai town. Unfortunately I didn’t have a chance to see much […]
Heading north towards Myanmar
Tomorrow we cross into Myanmar to start the sailing portion of the trip but I had a good day today as I had a chance to meet the rest of the group and to see the real Thailand compared to the tourist hell of Phuket. After checking out of my […]
A day in Karon
I’ve just got back to my room after chatting to a couple of the others from the group and they seem nice people so far but there are still a few more people to meet tomorrow morning. There was a bit of an issue tonight, however, as the person that […]
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.