I’ve just finished movie number three of my flight to Tokyo, as well as my turkey sandwiches and now, nine hours into my flight I am a little bored, so I thought I’d update you on my trip so far. There’s not too much to update on, I am still on a plane and as … More Japan #1
If you’ve ever watched Angelina Jolie tearing through the Cambodian jungle in ‘Tomb Raider’ and thought to yourself ‘wow that looks riveting’, then you’ll understand how I was feeling as I cut through the dense scenery around Angkor Wat. Sure, I was only on a rented mountain bike and not in a powered up Land … More South East Asia #6- Angkor Wat
Four days and 200km into our little adventure me and mum were both impressed with the quality of the road infrastructure and ease of cycling in Thailand and Cambodia. We hadn’t encountered any pot hole laden roads or got involved with any road raging tuk tuk drivers but instead had cantered through the countryside down … More South East Asia #5- Lanes, pains and trains
For thousands of years humanity has used forms of sunscreen to protect themselves from the damaging UV rays of the sun. The Ancient Greeks used olive oil to shield their skin and the Egyptians used extracts from jasmine and lupine plants, for thousands of years zinc oxide paste was a popular defence until the founder … More South East Asia #4- Sunburn, sore seats and scenery.
Having completed the first forty kilometres and first day of cycling I was surprised to find myself in a fresh and energetic condition and, dare I say it, was eager to crack on with the days cycle. Having glanced over the itinerary my mum had safely stored in one of those plastic paper wallets her … More South East Asia #3- Surprise 100km
Mum always joked that it was all a scam, and by the time we were faced with the arduous cycle in the sweltering climates I was hoping so. If we had fallen for some ingenious plan to part ways with our money only to arrive in Bangkok to never be picked up and discover Cambodia … More South East Asia #2- Let The Cycling Begin
Every year over 800,000 Brits travel to Thailand. Whether it is gap year students, business men or holiday goers, South East Asia is a popular tourist haven, attracting over 30 million visitors from around the world. It would seem that all of these visitors are English kids on their gap year, trying to find themselves … More South East Asia #1- Bangkok
The start of my 2017 travels. South East Asia is renowned for being one of the best places to travel in the world, full of spectacular scenery, wonderful people and amazing activities, as well as its cheap prices for everything you could possibly need, Asia is a great place to begin backpacking. As ever, nothing … More Asia