Tag Archives: India

What about the children?

2 years ago Karen and I spent 6 magical weeks exploring the West Coast of India, from New Delhi all the way down to Kerala.  We enjoyed elephant rides, boat trips and palace visits and ate probably some of the best food that has ever been put in front of us. We also witnessed a […]

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! […]

Língyîn merrily on high…

Built in AD 326, Língyîn Temple is Hangzhou’s most famous temple. To get here we had to take a taxi. This involved pointing and the map and smiling. When we arrived we realised that there were even more temples and a whole park that they were contained within. Being in China there was a pricy […]

And now for something completely different!!

So far most of the posts have been just jobs that we have had to do. Now that we are getting closer to the date of departure we better start telling you all what our journey will be: Our first country on the magical mystery tour is India, and there is a lot of it […]

Task 6: Legal Entry

One of the main benefits of having an Irish Passport is that amongst other things a visa to most countries will be about £50 cheaper than a British Passport!!  So Karen is now weighing the option of getting either the Irish or Italian passport she is entitled to! Whilst the Australia Visa was easy peasy […]