30-DAY SONG CHALLENGE DAY 30

30-Day Song Challenge The day has finally arrived. The day we have all been pleading for since around day 4 or 5. Day 30 of the 30 day song challenge. On this day of days my task is to choose a song that ‘reminds me of myself’. The 30-day song challenge has tasked me to…

30-DAY SONG CHALLENGE DAY 29

30-Day Song Challenge Day 29 Day 29 of the 30-day song challenge and must choose a song from my childhood. Obviously, my childhood was quite a long time ago, and my memories fade quicker than the ability to touch my toes. But you will be delighted to know that I have undergone extensive hypnosis to…

30-DAY SONG CHALLENGE DAY 28

30-Day Song Challenge Day 28 Day 28 of the 30-day song challenge and we are almost there! Can you believe it? Has it just flown by? Please don’t answer that. Today I am tasked with choosing a track by an artist whose voice I love. This has been the easiest task of the lot. The…

5 Ways To Deal With Jet-lag

Jet-lag, the bane of every travellers life, I should know because I have done it. I’ve done it a lot. I’ve travelled more times than Richard Branson’s made a complete knob of himself and that’s A LOT! (Sorry to any Branson fans reading this…but he is). Many people have tried to find ways to cure…

A Train Journey And An Accordion Playing Baboon

I went on a train recently – five words that don’t exactly fizz off the screen at the start of a blog and make you gag yourself with excitement of what is to follow, but this was a train in Thailand…an overnight, ‘sleeper’ train in Thailand no less. I’ve travelled outside of Bangkok a few…

The Best Park In Bangkok

I often feel that I should open up more in these posts, share with you the ‘real’ me, so I’m going to share something very personal¬†– I like going for walks…There, I’ve said it, the cats out the bag. As a side-note, why do we even say ‘the cats out of the bag’? Hang on…I’ll…

Going Home Or Leaving Home?

I’m back – did you miss me? …..Hello…did you miss me? Ok, I’ll take that as a ‘yes’. I returned to Thailand just a little over a week ago…”A whole week and this is your first blog? What are you doing with your life?” are the words you are no doubt mumbling to yourself as…

The Temples of Chiang Mai: Part 1

For the new year holidays I went to Chiang Mai for the first time…yes I know that seems like ages ago but I am not writing this blog in real-time, I am writing it in ‘when-I-can-be-bothered’ time. I didn’t know too much before I arrived, but now I can tell you that Chiang Mai has…