Tag: Travel

New York City: Getting to know Manhattan

We’ve walked many miles in the last week – NYC is most definitely a walking city! We’ve loved being in the city and feel like we’ve explored a lot of it, but there is still heaps left to do! Until…

Hong Kong: dazzled by city lights

After being in less-developed countries for five weeks, arriving in Hong Kong was an assault to the senses. The size of the sky scrapers, the neon lights, and the sheer amount of people was astonishing.

Kickin’ back in Koh Samui

If the weather at Koh Tao had been a bit on the dull side, the weather while we were at Koh Samui was nothing short of brilliant. It was stinking hot, sunny, and we soaked it up.

Koh Tao dive boat

Koh Tao’s rhinos and underwater scenery

The journey to Koh Tao was a bit of a rough one. We flew from Yangon to Bangkok and had a night there before catching the overnight train, and both of us managed to get food poisoning in Bangkok! So…

Yangon fish street market

Yangon: exploring Myanmar’s biggest city

Our final stop on our trip to Myanmar was Yangon, the biggest and former capital city. Yangon is a fascinating city. On one side of the road you have old, crumbling colonial English buildings, and on the other side there…