Singapore: an Indulgent Interlude

When you go on holiday for a couple of weeks it is tempting to want to cram in as much as possible, it is exciting to discover a new place. Travelling long term, however, it is impossible to sustain that intense rhythm, and I am certain I would burn out very quickly if I tried. Continue reading

Chiang Mai

Number of taxi drivers who today tried to charge me at least double: 5


There are so many beautiful temples and they are so different to what I am used to. The buildings are white outside but have an amazing array of colourful decorations. Really stunning. They feel very accessible and are not imposing. It is easy to just walk about and maybe come across a line of robes drying in the sun. One of the best meals I have had was in a restaurant at Wat Suan Dok temple. Probably the best vegetarian meal I have ever had. It blew my mind.  Continue reading