Category Thailand

Winter Weg: Cruising the Village of the Wild Plums

Week 1: Day 4 – Day 7 Friday December 16th – Monday December 19th 2016 Day 4: Chao Phraya Express Today we set off to explore the length of the Chao Phraya river by public boat, about an hours boat ride for a standard fee of 14 THB pp for any distance. We caught a taxi […]

Winter Weg: Bustling Balmy Bangkok

Week 1: Day 1 – Day 3 Tuesday December 13th – Thursday December 15th 2016 Day 1: That First Step is a Doozy So here we were at the airport. On the brink of our “Winter Weg” trip… Plans had been made, tickets bought, bags packed, anticipation built, so with a ting of homesickness at […]

Raintree Foundation – Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand.

Raintree Foundation – Foster Children Mae Hong Son Province Project. Stay at Hot Coffee, Mae Chaem Orphanage visit, Visit to Chiang Mai Offices, Interview (offer of position) 11th to 13th of September, 2013 (Note: If you are considering any volunteer work overseas please stay safe, read our blog disclaimer and consider your personal decisions carefully. Also consider […]

Week 4 – The Wild North

16th – 22nd September 2013 Meet the Mighty Mekong Day 22 sees us again catching The Green Bus. This time to Chiang Kong on the Thai/Laos border.  Our guesthouse has a large balcony overlooking the Mighty Mekong.  It is exciting to look over the broad, brown, waters to another country – a brand new adventure. We […]

Week 3 – Mostly Looping the Loop

9th – 15th September 2013 Week three.  We’re settling into a routine – at the moment some things will not be missed:  the daily grind of getting up for work at the same time every day; any form of driving; trips to the supermarket; the washing up.  At the same time it’s worryingly easy to […]

Week 2 – Miniphants

2nd – 9th September 2013 Arrival in Chiang Mai – Day 8 We can’t believe it’s week two of our trip already. Time seems to have flown by but at the same time we have done and seen so much. Today we leave the dusty, noisy streets of Bangkok for the calm of Chiang Mai. […]

Week 1 – Choosing Our Own Adventure

26th August 2013 – 1st September 2013 Well, the house is let out (our tenant has the renovated bathroom and kitchen we always wanted), our cars are shuffled out of the way, and our worldly goods are whittled down to a series of backpacks – one for each child and one each for us. Slightly […]

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