Krabi and Phuket


With some diving in Ko Tao behind us we were heading to Krabi on the Andaman Sea side of south Thailand next. My parents were coming to visit us in the beautiful bay between Phuket and Krabi Town. While it is one of the most expensive parts of Thailand, it’s also one of the most […]

Hiking Mount Rinjani


A few days of amazing relaxation on Gili Air made us a bit restless and ready for some exercise. We had seen Rinjani, the second highest volcano (fifth highest peak overall) in Indonesia staring across at us from nearby Lombok while we were on Gili Air and were interested in hiking up. Lonely Planet quoted […]

Ben Lomond Track

Ben Lomond

Queenstown We had heard a lot about Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand, situated at the foot of a mountain range called The Remarkables and right at the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Shortly after driving into Queenstown, we noticed how clean and neat everything seemed, and David said it reminded him of a smaller […]