Tag Archives: South East Asia

Ten lessons learned from travelling and living abroad

December 30, 2011

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You’ll notice many of my points below start with the same word – don’t. Some of these things may sound like absolute common sense to most people – and they should be. That being said, bad ideas often seem like good ones at the time! 1. Don’t play with fire. You will get burned. And it will hurt. Just because locals on […]

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The Faces of Burma

December 18, 2011

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Only a few short years ago, if you told someone you were planning on visiting the South East Asian country of Burma (also known as Myanmar), you’d likely be met with a raised eyebrow and a look that said ‘are you crazy?!’ Things are quickly changing though, as Burma is turning into an off the beaten path […]

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Riding the Slow Boat – a Fast Way to Make Friends

August 14, 2011

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Taking the slow boat from Thailand to Laos certainly didn’t start off on my list of things to do, but sometimes you just have to go with the flow. In fact, Laos hadn’t even been on my travel itinerary at all this time around. After spending a week in Chiang Mai, Thailand, with an amazing group of people, […]

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