Category Archives: Travel

We’ve arrived! Haven’t had chance for too much exploring yet as still flat-hunting, but have managed a few sneaky snaps during our first weekend. Daily commute A Khmer Temple Wat Phnom – the birthplace of Phnom Penh Khmer architecture A normal size man negotiating massive steps Any lane will do Hold on tight, little man Read More →

Now that we have travelled through Malaysia for the past two weeks we can provide you with tips on 3 things you should never say in Malaysia: 1. “It’s only a mile, we can walk that!” You can’t. It’s either too hot or raining too heavily. Or both. And why would you when public transport Read More →

There are so many things to do in Malaysia, but we only had two weeks so we just traveled to Kuala Lumpur and the Cameron Highlands. The Cameron Highlands  in the north of the country are famous for their tea plantations, and strange creatures, as we found out. Below are some photos of some of Read More →

First pathetic news from the tropics: we have checked out of our first guest house and into a hotel already. There was a massive infestation of some kind of bed bugs. As we didn’t fancy the prospect of being eaten alife by the bed bugs we politely pretended to reception that we are off to Read More →

So after lots of very special goodbyes, many a sad tear, loads of packing, vaccinations and cleaning it is time to leave Bedford now. Our next entry will be from Cambodia, but our first stop will be Malaysia for a well deserved week’s holiday. We will see you next year some time and until then លាហើយ and good bye! Closing the door to Read More →

There are boxes everywhere in our house, therefore I can’t find any of my clothes and what on earth am I supposed to take with me living in a country such as Cambodia anyway? Light clothes I guess and nothing too valuable. The airline limit is 25kg and for six months this is not much at all. But after 3 Read More →

When we decided to go to Cambodia I wanted to understand the history a bit better, especially the genocide in the 70ies that led to the loss of lives of millions of innocent Cambodians. I came across the book ‘First they killed my father’, written by Laung Ung, who as a child witnessed the horrific brutality of Read More →

This blog is for our friends and family who would like to know what Chris and I are up to over the next year. Why? After almost 7 years in England we are taking a break. Not from eachother of course, but a break from the rat-race in London. We are going to spend the next year or Read More →