Trying and almost failing to leave Belgium!

It was the last day of our weekend break.Β Sarah and I had booked a last minute cheap deal for a few days in Brussels, hoping to escape the forecast storms in Manchester. We had enjoyed it for the most part, a definite highlight was getting lost on the way back from Bruges and inadvertently traversing…

Murals around Montreal

Walking around the streets of Montreal in Fall is a beautiful experience. There are some stunning views around La Plateau and Mount Royal is a tranquil oasis in the busy city. What makes the streets really pop, however, are the stunning murals painted on nearly every wall! They give the city an added layer of…

Wats around the old town in Chiang Mai

All around the old town within the city walls in Chiang Mai there are stunning temples, whether you are looking for history or spirituality there is something to see. Here are some of our favourite pictures we took whilst exploring the temples of the old town.  

Our favourite Papaya Salad recipe!

Papaya salad is simple, healthy and absolutely delicious. It quickly became a favourite lunchtime snack of ours, and we were very happy to find out how easy it was to make!

Pad Thai!

One of our absolute staple favourite Thai foods was Pad Thai – the combination of crunchy vegetables and peanuts along with tofu and noodles made it either a great quick snack or a killer stand alone meal. Here is a great recipe we learned so you can make it in true Thai style! 100g rice…

Battambang – a flying visit.

The colonial city of Battambang was high on our list in Cambodia to visit. The old world architecture and riverside sleepy town vibe described in travel guides had been greatly appealing. Unfortunately, we only had one spare night to make this visit so knew we would have to be pretty organised. We took the earliest…

Egg Coffee! Trust us, just try it.

Egg Coffee was something we were introduced to in Hanoi, it quickly became one of our favourite things to enjoy on a lazy morning! Not exactly food, not exactly drink – but amazing none the less!! Vietnamese coffee is dripped through whisked egg yolks, condensed milk and sugar. It’s so thick that you need a…

Hanoi – The Ho Chi Minh mausoleum

Founding father of modern day Vietnam Ho Chi Minh is regarded as a hero by most Vietnamese. He spent his life fighting for an independent Vietnam, but died before this was realised. In the centre of Hanoi there stands an impressive monument to him. The Ho Cho Minh mausoleum is a huge stone structure where…