An eventful border crossing to Laos!

Having had a wonderful stay in Nan, Thailand we were excited about crossing the border to Laos – a country that we have both wanted to visit for a very long time. We gave ourselves a day to travel a reasonably short distance thinking that we would arrive in Pak beng just after midday.  This, as…

Nan, Thailand

We had definitely caught the bug for Thailand again and were keen to see more of the parts of the country that neither of us had been to.  We decided to go off the beaten track a little more and visit Nan in northern Thailand as a stop off before crossing the border into Laos.…

Yangon, Myanmar

Finally, after months of researching and planning for spending time in Yangon, we were there!  Similarly to the rest of Myanmar we found ourselves falling in love with Yangon instantly despite its different, more cosmopolitan feel to Mandalay and Bagan. Our hotel was conveniently located in the downtown area, near to some good street food…