The Thailand Cambodia Poipet Border crossing

Thailand Border Scam Poipet Style

Having negotiated our way out of the Dragons Lair, we were finally allowed back on the bus to head to the border, or so we thought. The Poipet border is…

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What you need to know before visiting the Ubud Monkey Forest

Ubud Monkey Forest Bali – know before you visit

I can never miss the chance to interact with my primitive brothers so you can imagine my excitement about arriving in Ubud and visiting a place named the Ubud Monkey…

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A Weekend in Cuenca, Nacimiento Del Río Cuervo

Part two – Into the mountains, Parque Natural Serranía de Cuenca & Nacimiento Del Rio Cuervo Did you miss part one? Read about Cuenca and The Hanging Houses here: A weekend in…

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The finest beaches in Indonesia

How I learnt to surf in the paradise of Kuta, Lombok

Lying chest down on my board, gently bobbing up and down, I wait for the big one, the wave that I will catch, rise up like a phoenix and triumphantly…

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Marques de Riscal vineyard

A Visit to Marques De Riscal in La Rioja

There are many great vineyards in Spain, especially in La Rioja, one of the oldest and most famous bodegas is Marques De Riscal. Located just 6 km from the small town…

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The Rubbish Cathedral in Mejorada Del Campo

Catedral de Justo: One Man’s Dream, Another Man’s Rubbish Dump So I heard about a pretty amazing Cathedral the other day. It’s relatively close to Madrid and if you’re visiting the…

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