Eight weeks in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Nepal
Recently I was going through some old photos and videos and I came across some footage of the eight week trip we took two years ago with Matt’s sister and her boyfriend.We joined them at the start of their year of traveling and had a blast exploring Thailand, Laos and Angkor […]

On the road: Eight weeks in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and ...

Tibetan Bread 3
  Every morning during our stay in Pokhara, I woke up in our cosy guesthouse, pulled on my only jumper and pottered down to the reception-come-family home to order our breakfast.    Ten minutes later, a knock on our door announced the arrival of a friendly Nepali man, complete with our […]

Inspired by Nepal: Tibetan Bread

Masala Chai 4
  As a general rule, I drink tea and coffee black and I never ever take sugar. In the course of falling in love with Nepal however, I drank gallons of this sweet milky goodness.   Back in sweaty Thailand, it’s now rainy season and as the temperature is dropping, […]

Inspired by Nepal: Masala Chai

The Rooftops of Kathmandu
There were so many Nepali men on the flights that, as we waited at the gate, I wondered whether we had accidentally bought tickets for a male-only flight.   As the plane landed, everyone scrambled to their feet in such a hurry that you could barely hear the poor cabin […]

Nepal: First Impressions

Beautiful view from Poon Hill in the early morning
Since we booked it, the trek in Nepal was destined to be the highlight of our holiday (obviously discounting the emotional highlight of re-uniting with our sister Lauren, and her partner Tom). It was an incredible experience, heightened by the events engulfing much of Central and Eastern Nepal during our […]

Poon Hill Trek Diary