Travel & Valuables Security

Travel & Valuables Security

This one made me smile.  Grabbed the safe instructions for set-up and also grabbed the safe at the same time.  Mmmm not very safe :-). Hints & Tips: Carry a cable with secure ends when…

Sensational Sardinia

Sensational Sardinia

If you love mountainous and coastline scenery and good food and wine, the island of Sardinia is definitely one for you to visit.  It was an inaugural visit to Sardinia and I was impressed. A bit…

Phenomenal Luang Prabang

Phenomenal Luang Prabang

Travelling with a camera to Luang Prabang I can see why it is officially described as the best-preserved city in Southeast Asia. Unusually, the whole city was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995….

Tamarind Cooking School

Tamarind Cooking School

I love a local cookery course and have done so in Italy, Malaysia, Thailand and Cambodia. The Tamarind Cookery School in Luang Prabang excelled themselves and gave you a great taste of Laos. Excellent customer…

Kuang Si Waterfall & Bear Rescue Centre

Kuang Si Waterfall & Bear Rescue Centre

A 45-minute drive, 30 km south west of Luang Prabang, takes you to the picturesque Kuang Si Waterfall. The minivan journey costs less than £4 and entrance fee £1.75. The first attraction is the Kuang…

Luang Prabang Bamboo Bridges

Luang Prabang Bamboo Bridges

During the dry season in Luang Prabang (December to May approximately), local families build 2 bamboo bridges across the Nam Khan River, just before it meets the mighty Mekong. You can cross for a small…

Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng, Laos

Another Asia road trip that I wasn’t sure if I would survive.  Albeit not the worst I have ever had by far. Vientiane to Vang Vieng 157 km, took 5 hours hotel door to door in a…

Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane, Laos

My first visit to Laos & I am enthralled. It is one of the most tranquil capital cities I have visited, San Marino is the only other to match the chilled out atmosphere. A very…

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