• Travel
  • Goodbye to a wonderful country: Vientiane, Laos

    Like always, the bus dropped us off at some-out-of-town station meaning we had to pay for a tuk-tuk into Vientiane. This is one additional cost I hate paying and unfortunately I’ve witnessed this money-making scheme throughout Asia and there’s nothing tourists can do about it. After enjoying our stay at Khammany Inn in Luang Prabang so much, […]

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  • A backpackers paradise: Vang Vieng, Laos

    I can see why most backpackers love Vang Vieng so much. Accomodation is cheap and the streets are lined with stalls selling western-style baguettes for just over a dollar and peanut butter and Nutella pancakes for the same price. Western-style restaurants showing episodes of ‘Friends’ and ‘How I met you mother’ are everywhere and you can even […]

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  • Sabaidee Pii Mai: Luang Prabang, Laos

    We decided to stay at Khammany Inn Hostel after hearing about it from other backpackers I’ve met on my journey. I’m so glad I took their advice as it was Tròn and the staff which made the seven nights there feel like home. As soon as we stepped off the bus from Nong Khiaw water was thrown […]

  • Weekly Treats
  • This Week’s Sweet Treats: 25/04/2014

    Vietnam, The Noah's Ark Inn, Lurgashall, Midhurst, West Sussex, carrot cake, Garton's, Beceries, apple & pecan ring, Rhurbarb fool, ginger shortbread, Cupcake, Petwroth, Bay Tree

    What better way to start your Friday than with our weekly round-up of some of the many sweet treats we’ve eaten this week. Here’s five of our favourites! Clockwise from top left: 1. Deliciously creamy rhubarb fool, topped with flaked almonds and served with a home-made ginger shortbread. We enjoyed a lovely lunch at The Noah’s Ark Inn, Lurgashall, West Sussex at the […]