Tag Archives: Cambodia

Reeling in the Year:2014

Today marks one year since we pulled on our rucksacks and said goodbye to Lucy and Martin in Greenwich, London. We boarded the train to Heathrow with a one way ticket to Perth Australia via Delhi, Bangkok and Bali. Our tummies were tumbling, there was mixture of excitement, fear, sadness and nerves inside. Little did […]

30000 Hits Woohoo!

Yesterday our blog has hit 30000 views so now would be a good time to crunch the numbers and see what trends we have seen on our trip so far. But before we do that we want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who spends time checking out our blog!!   Travel   […]

7 Months in Asia

As we board the flight to Perth we have realised that it is just over 7 months travel in Asia that has just been completed. To commemorate this here is some Top 7 lists of our incredible journey so far. (n.b Each item has a link to that post!)   Written by John AND Karen! […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

In Cambodia’s south coast (It only has one coast by the way), there is an old French Hill Station called Bokor Hill. There is an interesting Contrast here when you capture the following two buildings in the same shot. On the left is the old (run-down) Summer Residence of one of Cambodia’s Rulers. On the […]

Mekong – you Jane!

Another day and another bus journey. Only this time it’s no ordinary bus journey. Today’s challenge would be the 6 hour bus Journey from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). With almost a month spent in Cambodia it was time (according to our Visa) to leave this beautiful country and head to our […]

First they took my molar…

For the last 5 weeks John’s tooth has been lose. He knew he needed to get it seen to but he wanted to wait for the right place. Our friend Charya goes to a clinic that is staffed with foreign trained dentists so we got her to book an appointment for John there. It was […]

Travelling 9 to 5

I must be dreaming… Why else would Peter Gabriel be singing to me…oh crap that’s my alarm ringing. For the last week my guest alarm song has been ‘Big Time’! “Karen…Karen wake up” I scream. “Wh…what day is it?” “Moving day!!” I reply. A rush of activity follows. No jumping in the showers or cups […]