Browsed by
Month: June 2018

Northern Thailand Motorcycle Diaries – Part 2

Northern Thailand Motorcycle Diaries – Part 2

Now you would think, that a motorcycle would have a stand similar to an ordinary push bike? You just hop off, put the stand down, and away you go. Oh no, you see, in my naivety, I forgot to check which sort of stand it had, and after searching for what felt like an age, I found it had a two-legged stand under the bike. Ah, okay then, so I tried to put the stand down, and I couldn’t. I…

Read More Read More

5 Things I Didn’t Like About Cambodia

5 Things I Didn’t Like About Cambodia

Travelers, myself included, frequently find everything awesome, but sometimes things are less than awesome, here are my 5 things, I didn’t like about Cambodia. 1. Siem Reap As far as destinations go Siem Reap would sit comfortably at the bottom, right next to Benidorm and Torrevieja. Yes, it does have the ancient Angor Wat temple complex nearby, somewhere that should be on everyone’s list, but the town itself is a wasteland of culture. Maybe this is just a personal thing,…

Read More Read More

Renting A Scooter In Thailand

Renting A Scooter In Thailand

The best way to go about renting a scooter in Thailand is to basically do the exact opposite of what I did. The first thing to know is that the roads in Thailand are some of the most dangerous in the world, though I’d argue being a pedestrian is even worse. I don’t know if colour blindness is high in Thailand, but that amount of people who’d speed up on seeing a red light was outstanding. So, you reckon you’re…

Read More Read More

Northern Thailand Motorcycle Diaries – Part 1

Northern Thailand Motorcycle Diaries – Part 1

Going on an adventure has a sort of Peter Pan like quality behind it, stepping out into the unknown, conquering new lands, the spirit of adventure is alive in each and every one of us, especially me, as I set off into the heart of Northern Thailand. First, though, I’d need a set of wheels, due to the heat and distances I wanted to cover, it would have to be a set of wheels with an engine. A scooter seemed…

Read More Read More

5 Things To Do In Helsinki

5 Things To Do In Helsinki

Ah, Helsinki, the place that got me thinking if hell was really like this, I better start committing more crimes. At first glance Helsinki doesn’t have much to offer, but at second glance, the same seems to be true – but stick with me and if you give it a bit of time, Helsinki can really get under your skin, now where did I put my balaclava? 1. Go For A Walk Now I accept this may not be number…

Read More Read More