Myanmar, photography, weekly photo challenge

Finding serenity in Hpa-An, Myanmar

The feeling of serenity does not happen that often in daily life (not for me anyway!), so when it comes along I try to take the time to appreciate it. On my travels there are certain places and moments that make me take a breath and appreciate the stillness and peace of the moment.  One… Continue reading Finding serenity in Hpa-An, Myanmar

Musings, Myanmar, Thailand

Travel with a purpose – Sukhothai, Thailand

Sukhothai was one of our last stops on our trip.  We had just spent an incredible month in Myanmar and had traveled overland into Thailand through the Myawaddy/Mae Sot border crossing to get to Sukhothai.  The purpose was twofold - 1) to get back overland to Bangkok as our flight was departing from there -… Continue reading Travel with a purpose – Sukhothai, Thailand

Excursions, UK

Taking the sleeper train to Cornwall for a mini adventure!

When I think of sleeper trains I tend to think of something out of an Agatha Christie novel, where you need to ‘dress for dinner’.  Something that is all wood panelling, brandy and cigars!  Well, I can’t say that the Great Western Railway Night Riviera was much like that (despite the cool name!), but it… Continue reading Taking the sleeper train to Cornwall for a mini adventure!

Cambodia, Featured, photography

In search of relaxation (& pepper!) in Kep, Cambodia

Our first experience of Kep a few years ago was very positive, which is why we decided to return earlier this year......oh and for the pepper...! We know that you can buy Kampot pepper elsewhere, but we sometimes like travelling with a purpose!  We'd run out of pepper (and it is damn fine pepper!) so… Continue reading In search of relaxation (& pepper!) in Kep, Cambodia

Musings, Myanmar

Some alone time in Hpa-An, Myanmar

My partner had not been well in the night (thanks to some dodgy food - which was actually meant for me...sorry about that!) and was still feeling the effects the next day.  As he lay snoozing, I pondered what to do with myself.  It was quite hot and stuffy in our room so I decided… Continue reading Some alone time in Hpa-An, Myanmar