• Weekly Treats
  • This Week’s Sweet Treats: 14/02/2014

    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. An unusual tasting Mooncake from Chinatown, Thailand. Read about Helen’s time in Bustling Bangkok. 2. Sweet palm cakes from a street market in Pai, Thailand. Read about the amazing adventure Helen’s having in ‘Pai in Love‘. […]

  • Travel
  • Pai in Love – backpacking tales

    And so it begins After a sad farewell I headed four hours north of Chiang Mai to the small town of Pai situated in the Mae Hong Son region of Thailand. Popular with backpackers, Pai was relatively unknown until a few years back but it is now popular with tourists and Thai locals too and forms […]

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  • Jungle Trekking Chiang Mai

    Back to basics The sleeper train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai was surprisingly OK. I took the top bunk and despite the hard bed and pillow (standard in Asia) I was able to get a little sleep. We had a hearty but fairly rushed meal on the train consisting of a lovely Asian soup, stir fried veg and rice and pineapple, […]