Exploring Doi Suthep

These past few days I’ve been trying to keep as busy as possible and get out of the city as much as I can. Chiang Mai has been exceptionally hazy and reached 181 yesterday, pretty bad! On Sunday I ventured out a little later than planned due to jetlag kicking in. Left at around 9am and headed straight for Doi Suthep on my scooter, as soon as I started climbing the mountain it became clear that I wouldn’t be stopping any time soon. The ride was sublime, hardly any traffic except for the Songtauws (red taxis) climbing up slowly. The… Continue Reading

Wat, Where?

All settled into Chiang Mai, realised just now that I hadn’t explained what the plan was for these travels. I’d been working as a contractor at Immediate Media for the past 16 months, fresh out of University and really enjoyed the work. Living at home still in the UK and commuting 3 and a bit hours every day was very tiring, anyways. The plan: Thailand: 2 months, stay north of Bangkok until it’s time to leave, then we’ll bus it into Cambodia Cambodia: 1 month – no plans yet apart from staying near Angkor Wat for 7 days and getting… Continue Reading

First post

This is my first post in a long time so expect it to be a little rough & rambling. I arrived in Chiang Mai at around 4pm yesterday evening, sadly Kate had to miss her flight due to falling ill just 24 hours before we were due to fly. She suspected a flu coming on and started feeling very ill after rushing to get a batch of her jewellery finished in time to leave, working with very little sleep all week. The day before our flight I finished packing and went to take care of her but she started to… Continue Reading