Bangkok’s Grand Palace and a rooftop bar

We are in Bangkok! This is a mad city with crazy traffic, 20 million people, countless temples, and great food. We made it through the protests blocking off a major road near our hotel to Khao San Road, the backpacker…

36 hours in Auckland

36 hours in Auckland, New Zealand

So you’ve got 36 hours in Auckland, New Zealand… there’s great food, bars, beaches short hikes, and retail therapy to be experienced!

Useful sites and blogs for Southeast Asia travel planning

While planning this trip, we’ve used online sources for accommodation and figuring out how to get from A to B, rather than guidebooks which are often really out of date. That said, we’re taking chapters of the Lonely Planet with…

Stage One of QLC (Quarter-Life Crisis)

Things are falling into place! We are flying out of Auckland bright and early on November 29th, heading to Bangkok. We’ll be there for 4 days, during which time we’ll see some sights we didn’t manage to see last time…


Hi there, Thanks for taking a look at our blog. We’re leaving New Zealand in November, so we will start posting stories and photos then! First stop: Bangkok! Petra & Shaun xx