Tag: travel

Why I Love Weekend Getaways

Life has been tough in recent months, and one thing I have realized is that it’s important to give yourself time to breathe, get a bit of a break from the madness, and to sometimes just do nothing. You’d lose your sanity if you didn’t. It was time for another weekend getaway. Oh, how we love weekend getaways. Let me tell you why I love them so much.. (more…)

Travel Diary: Krabi, Karaoke and Lady Boys

I was desperately sad to leave Phi Phi. I had completely fallen in love with this phenomenal island, but alas, I could not spend my whole life there. To be honest, I could happily move there tomorrow and live the simple life, taking tourists scuba diving and living on the island. Perhaps one day I’ll have the guts to just do that. (more…)

Travel Diary: Koh Phi Phi, Sunsets, and Ice-Creams

We woke up fairly early to catch the ferry to Koh Phi Phi. As we arrived at the pier, Ross may, or may not, have vomited into his new cap. He blamed car sickness. I blamed alcohol. I bought a fresh coconut, and slurped up the juice, and got Ross some Pringles to settle his tummy. This is my excuse for the fact that I was actually buying the Pringles for myself. The Pringles tins are infuriating though, I couldn’t fit my damn fat hand into the tube.   The ferry was delayed, and we waited for ages. I eventually dozed off and managed to sleep through the whole trip. This is unheard of. I struggle to sleep if there isn’t silence, and if I’m not horizontal in a bed. Ross was clearly hurting. (more…)