August 25, 2016

Taipei in 24 hours

We arranged to meet our Taiwanese friend Sammi at our hotel, shortly after arriving. It was a Friday night and we were hoping that the street food markets would still be in full swing. It transpires however that most of the stalls shut at around midnight, this meant that we had to rush around like crazy in order to get our hands on all of the street food that the Taiwanese capital is famous for.
August 25, 2016

Monkey Forest, Ubud

The place is overrun with both tourists and monkeys. If you've been to some of the more impressive temple sites in Asia such as Angkor Wat the temple buildings in their jungle setting won't wow you, still the forest is worth exploring for an hour if you're in the area. Just make sure to keep all your valuables safely out of sight of the monkeys!
August 24, 2016

Bali – An Overview

There are several distinct regions within Bali, each with their own unique topography and atmosphere.
August 22, 2016

Eating and drinking our way around Dubai

With only 3 days in Dubai and a lot of unwinding to do, we veered away from the more adventurous activities involving desert trips and decided to just relax at various bars and restaurants. I always spend an inordinate amount of time on Tripadvisor, as well as scouring through TRs, […]
August 19, 2016

Tokyo Sights

My regular haunts in Tokyo This quick report shows a selection of some of my favourite places in Tokyo, I’ll keep adding different ones, each time a TR features a stop in Tokyo. My first stop is Cute Cup in Nishi-Funabashi station. Mr and Mrs M live in NF and […]
August 18, 2016

Bangkok Sights

Believe it or not, I actually managed to see a few cultural sights (and W.T.F.s) in addition to the numerous hotels, planes and airport lounges. Hopefully you can all get some ideas for your trips to Bangkok Bangkok, and to a certain extent all of Thailand, seems to be interminably […]
August 13, 2016

Tokyo Sights (April 2014)