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Very last asian sunset and swim in a warm sea

Very last asian sunset and swim in a warm sea

This is slightly out of sync as by now in real life I had been to Myanmar. But I thought I’d put all the Thailand adventures together and then concentrate on Myanmar. So this was my very last evening in Asia after such a brilliant […]

My favourite thing to eat in Asia

My favourite thing to eat in Asia

One of my favourite dishes throughout South East Asia was fried morning glory, or Thai water spinach. It grows in abundance and so is a very cheap dish to buy if you are on a budget and eating out. So I was a little bit […]

Final sunset and ‘see you soon’ to a fantastic crew

Final sunset and ‘see you soon’ to a fantastic crew

With this trip I had another one of those experiences where on the one hand you feel like seven days has flown by whilst on the other it feels like the trip has lasted for weeks because you have seen so many places and done […]

Big Skys and beautiful scenery

Big Skys and beautiful scenery

Being on a boat twentyfour seven means your internal clock becomes a bit more regulated to sunrise and sunset. Its quite lovely to work a bit more with the rhythm of nature for a change. Out at sea the sky is huge and changes very […]

Ko Phi Phi Le otherwise known as the beach from ‘The Beach’

Ko Phi Phi Le otherwise known as the beach from ‘The Beach’

Back to my boat trip around the southern Thai Islands and onto Ko Phi Phi Le which is more famously known as the beach that features in the film ‘The Beach’ from 2000 staring Leonardo DiCaprio. It was a must visit kind of place if […]

Peanut Satay Sauce

Peanut Satay Sauce

Right so first recipe using the spice mix in the previous post. You can of course go and buy a Thai curry spice mix ready made just double check the ingredients if you are coeliac like me you might be surprised. You will need: 3 […]

Preparing a Thai spice mix ready for some recipes

Preparing a Thai spice mix ready for some recipes

So I have started working on some recipes from my Asia trip and firstly realised I need to make my own spice mix. Having been to my local Thai supermarket (which is excellent) it seems that the general Thai curry paste they have has wheat […]

An evening at Railay Beach

An evening at Railay Beach

Railay beach can be found on a peninsular on the south of Thailand which can only be accessed by boat because of the big limestone cliffs that surround it. It has very beautiful beaches and quite a secluded feel. It is also known as a […]

Exploring hidden Mangrove Forests

Exploring hidden Mangrove Forests

The other good thing about being on a boat with a small group of people and an incredibly knowledgeable guide, in this case the wonderfully enthusiastic Willie, is that you get shown little secret places that you would never find on your own, or are […]

James Bond Island

James Bond Island

Day two on the Andaman Sea and our next stop was Khao Phing Kan more popularly known as James Bond island. It was featured in The Man with the Golden Gun made in 1974 and ever since has been a tourist attraction. One of the […]