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 … Continue reading Murals around Montreal

Stir Fry Pork with Hot Basil Leaves – an amazing Thai dish!

A recipe that we picked up in Chiang Mai, stir fry pork with hot basil leaves became a firm favourite in our repertoire. It takes about fifteen minutes to prep and only around five minutes to cook!

The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary – caring for elephants, not riding them!

Chiang in Thai means elephant. This means that Chiang Mai is quite obviously known as a city of elephants. When you visit it is very apparent that they are an enormous part of the tourist industry here, with virtually all of the tour operators and guesthouse a offering one kind of elephant experience or another. … Continue reading The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary – caring for elephants, not riding them!

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 … Continue reading Pad Thai!

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 … Continue reading Battambang – a flying visit.