Tag Archives: Chinatown

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 […]

Market Queen

Our penultimate stop for a wee while would be a little place in the state of Victoria. You may have heard of it before? It is called Melbourne. Located at the head of Port Philip Bay, Melbourne is Australia’s second largest city (behind their arch-nemesis Sydney!) With miles and miles of amazing Victorian-era architecture, an […]

Quays of the Kingdom

Right on the harbour close to Raffles Landing is an area of former warehouses. These have now been turned into trendy areas called Clarke Quay and Boat Quay. Clarke Quay contains a mixture of shops, restaurants and bars all clustered around a centrally covered area. A quick walk along the canal brings you upon a […]

Drive In

Riding on the back of a motorbike thru the crazy streets of Saigon at night is a memory that will stay with us forever. We had booked the XO foodie tour after reading great things about it on line. However we were both a little nervous. That evening,when the girls arrived to collect us, we […]

Chinatown

Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown Inspired by our visit to the weekend market at Chattachuk we decided to spend our last full day in Bangkok in Chinatown and it’s sprawling maze of stalls and shops. It took us about an hour to reach The outskirts of Chinatown. Our first clues were the red lanterns and […]