Category Archives: Adventures

And so it begins…or does it?

Our first week on the road has been less road-like, and more hotel-room-and-train-cabin-like.  We knew there would be some waiting around before we began our journey, it was always inevitable. We had to get visas for China and Russia before … Continue reading

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Christmas 2016

The landscape that surrounds Yangshuo is as extraordinary as its reputation suggests. It would be completely flat, except for the hundreds of limestone karsts scattered across the area: huge mounds of white and orange rock protruding from the ground. There … Continue reading

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Hong Kong

It has been almost exactly 3 months since I arrived in Hong Kong. I have been freelancing for a company called Asia Pacific Adventure, an outdoor company that takes school groups out of their comfort zones in the countryside around … Continue reading

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Hong Kong – The Unknown and Unexpected

I arrived in Hong Kong three weeks ago, having traveled overland from Cambodia via Vietnam and China by bus and train. I was starting a new job, with people I didn’t know and in a place I had never been … Continue reading

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A Siem Reap Cycle Tour

For anyone interested in doing their own cycle tour in Cambodia, this blog post is for you! When we searched the internet initially, we found that most of the information online was for guided tours with established companies in Siem … Continue reading

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Anlong Veng to Siem Reap

It is 126km (over 80 miles) from Anlong Veng to Siem Reap, if you take the short cut through Angkor Wat. What we didn’t realise until later, was that you were unable to take this shortcut that we had in … Continue reading

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Sra Aem to Anlong Veng

Feeling thoroughly refreshed after our amazing night in the grandest hotel yet, we set off on our penultimate day in high spirits. As was becoming regular tradition we sat and ate barbequed pork on rice with pickled veg for breakfast … Continue reading

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