World Travel 2013-2014, The Big Wrap Up

Overall what we did: 5 days in Malaysia wandering around Kuala Lumpur 3 days in Singapore 13 days in Thailand split between Phuket and Bangkok 12 days in Cambodia split between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh 49 days in Japan, mostly in Osaka with a week in Tokyo and day trips to Wakayama, Kobe, Koya-san …

World Travel 2013-2014, Thailand Wrap Up

Overall what we did: 13 days split into: 6 days in Phuket and 7 days in Bangkok from 23 November 2013 to 6 December 2013. We didn’t originally plan to stay in Bangkok for so long, but it ended up working out for the best as we had a few rest days thrown in Favourite …

World Travel 2013-2014, Dusit Zoo and the Marble Temple

Today was a rather memorable day, and unfortunately it wasn’t completely for the right reasons. We were attempting to head out to Dusit Zoo to spend the day, and help pass some time while we waited for some availability on a bus to Cambodia. After we got on the local bus, the ticket lady attempted …

World Travel 2013-2014, Silom Road and Bangkok at Night

Today was our first full day in Bangkok after a very long overnight bus from Phuket (I think it felt longer due to the lack of sleep and the incredibly poor singing from the drunk Russians on the bus). Unfortunately, even though we were due to arrive around 8am, we were a bit delayed due …

World Travel 2013-2014, Training in Muay Thai

Our final two days in Phuket were rather interesting as we travelled up to Thalang to Sumalee Boxing Gym to participate in two training sessions. Our first session was in the afternoon from 4pm to 6pm, and was my first experience of Muay Thai (Takeshi had done a small amount of training in it before). …

World Travel 2013-2014, Ao Phangnga National Park

Today was spent on tour all day visiting the Ao Phangnga National Park with the Phuket Team Canoe group. We had great time, and it was fantastic value for a full day of activities, transfers, lunch, drinks and snacks… for only $30 AUD per person! I think one of the big draws of this particular …