Asia

Champasak shadow puppets, Vat Phou & more

We had a dilemma!  Gosia and I were planning to spend New Year in the 4000 Islands in the far south of Laos, but the question was, should we break our journey and go and see the Champasak shadow puppets?  [grwebform...

Getting sick while travelling in SE Asia

I have to admit, I’ve been lucky up until now with getting sick while travelling, but since I have been in S E Asia I have had all sorts of stomach bugs and viruses. [grwebform url="https://app.getresponse.com/view_webform_v2.js?u=spPd&webforms_id=13182401" css="on"...

Luang Prabang to Nong Khiaw, Laos

After nearly a week in Luang Prabang we decided that it was time to move on.  I was heading north into the mountains, together with my Polish friend Gosia and Marc from Catalunya.  [grwebform...

The slow boat from Thailand to Laos

What’s the slow boat from Thailand to Laos like? I asked this question of everybody that I met.  I wanted to cross into Laos from...

Death Railway

The Bridge over the River Kwai - the Death Railway (This article was first published in January 2016 and has been reissued with updated content) Let me first clarify – the bridge which crosses the River Kwai is not the same bridge that appears in the film of the same...

Highlights of Bangkok

Highlights of Bangkok This was my first visit to South East Asia and I wasn’t too sure what to expect.  Most people told me to head out of Bangkok at the earliest opportunity but I had to be there for a couple of weeks and I intended to make the best of it.  I wanted...

Scarlet Jones Travels has a new look

  To coincide with the launch of my long-awaited online course I have re-designed my website Scarlet Jones Travels. I have been working in Chiang Mai - a large town in the north of Thailand - which is home to probably the largest gathering of digital nomads other than...

Thai cooking class

I enjoy cooking despite evidence to the contrary, I simply find no pleasure eating alone.  Over the years I have done several cooking classes so when I found out that a Thai cooking class was on offer as part of the pre-TBEX activities I jumped at the chance to apply....

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