Sold on Seoul

Until a month ago, if you’d asked me what I thought of Korea, you’d have been met with pretty much a blank stare. Despite my car being a Hyundai and my phone being… Continue reading

Transit Tuesday

So I’m currently waiting at the airport in Seoul, having just left Tokyo to fly back to Vientiane. I thought I’d have time to catch up on lots of posts as I had about… Continue reading

Moushi wake nai Monday

“Moushi wake nai” gets used a lot here in Japan (yes, I’m now in Tokyo!) – it means “there’s no excuse” and is one of about a zillion ways of apologising in Japanese.… Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: Roll with it

Korea is known for its plethora of cutting edge beauty products (among them, fermented snail anti-ageing potions*!) but not being able to read labels and know exactly what I’m putting on my skin,… Continue reading

Oriental Safari in Seoul

Hello from Seoul! I’m loving it here – but I’m saving the touristy talk for later posts (although you can see plenty on my Instagram!) because today is all about a DIY. It’s only… Continue reading

More on Laos later…

So I’m in Vientiane, Laos, as I have been for the past few weeks, but haven’t managed to get back into a proper blogging schedule. Sorry! I’ve been busy helping out my friends at Mulberries… Continue reading

Not-so-lazy Luang Prabang

Hmm, it might seem by my lack of posting this week that I have been lazy. In fact, the opposite is true. I’ve been working on a project in Vientiane, Laos’ capital, that… Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: DO go chasing waterfalls

OK, I admit, the main reason for this post isn’t really about wellness. It’s more about twisting song lyrics for my own purposes … and sharing this barely believable scenery. This gorgeous waterfall is… Continue reading

In the market for street eats in Chiang Mai

No trip to Thailand is complete without a visit (or two… or three… ) to its markets. Chiang Mai is well known for its Night Bazaar – but although it enchanted me on… Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: cats for company

Travelling solo normally doesn’t bother me – which is lucky, because if it did, I’d never have gone anywhere. It would sometimes be nice to have someone along for the ride, but usually I… Continue reading