I was already in two minds whether to attend the alms ceremony in Luang Prabang. Tak Bat is definitely seen as one of the 'must do' activities whilst you are there. There is no doubt that it is one of the most iconic images of this city. Every morning the monks from the many temples… Continue reading To Alms Or Not To Alms?
This small but perfectly formed island holds a very special place in my heart. I have a family connection to the island and I also have precious memories from a particular holiday taken there long ago. The few trips I had there initially when I was younger were very much about sun, sea and sand… Continue reading Aaah Menorca!
I spent a lovely weekend in Lewes during the summer visiting friends. I always love going down there, it’s brilliant to hang out with my friends first and foremost, but Lewes is also a gorgeous little historic town. I feel like I’ve had a proper little mini-break when I return from there. Lewes sits in… Continue reading Loafing around Lewes!
The falls are about 45 minutes outside of LP (by tuk-tuk, other modes of transportation are available!) and are definitely worth the trip! We were told to get there early to avoid the crowds, but that didn’t actually happen, despite our best intentions. So, with our plans foiled on that front (see post Delicate Negotiations… Continue reading Cooling Off at Kuang Si Falls, Laos
We had made a list of the things that we definitely wanted to do whilst we were in Luang Prabang. Climbing Mount Phousi to watch the sunset was definitely one of them. Mount Phousi (meaning Sacred Hill) sits in the middle of the peninsula in Luang Prabang, between the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers. It… Continue reading Conquering Mount Phousi in Luang Prabang
It's World Elephant Day! World Elephant Day was launched on the 12th August 2012 to raise awareness of the plight of elephants across the world. Both African and Asian elephants are facing severe threats ranging from poaching (primarily for the illegal ivory trade), to loss of their natural habitat. Conflict between the animals and their… Continue reading World Elephant Day 2018
... FISH AND CHIPS BY THE SEA!!! I recently visited the gorgeous little town of Lewes in Sussex. The town doesn't sit on the coast but it isn't too far away. I was there for the weekend visiting friends and to begin with the weather was looking great and even a swim in the sea… Continue reading Because I Love…
My mum and I had one full day to explore the delights of Wells, a gorgeous little town in Somerset. We had already had a little wander around the town the previous afternoon when we arrived, but on our second day there we were all about exploring the two major sights that Wells has to… Continue reading Sightseeing in Wonderful Wells, Somerset
My blog is one year old today, I can't believe it! How time flies when you are having fun! I started this blog rather tentatively (understatement!) last year as an attempt to bring some creativity into my life and to have a place where I can indulge my love of travel - particularly whilst I… Continue reading 1 Year Blogiversary!
Wells is a city in the county of Somerset in England. It has the honour of being the smallest city in England, thanks to the magnificent Wells Cathedral which is situated there. The city itself is thought to have been around since Roman times, growing up around the springs that are there and gaining its… Continue reading Exploring Wells, Somerset