Penang, George Town and Street Art!

We’d heard about George Town from some friends of ours and really wanted to see it for ourselves whilst in Malaysia. After a bit of research we flew from Kuala Lumpur to Penang for just £20 each with Air Asia. The flight takes less than an hour and is a really easy way to get […]

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Seeing coastal Cambodia – Kep

One of my favourite places in Cambodia was Kep. Kep was not on the original itinerary but we added it after visiting Koh Tao and deciding we should visit a sea side resort in Cambodia too. We are definitely seaside people! Cambodia’s Sihanoukville is the obvious seaside town to visit but I did some research […]

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Where to stay and what to do in Siem Reap

If you’re keeping up with our blog you’ll remember that in my last post about Cambodia, I promised to write three more detailed posts about each of the places we visited. This post is about Siem Reap, the first place we visited in Cambodia. It was love at first sight with Siem Reap. Within hours […]

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Exploring Angkor Wat

One of our main reasons for visiting Cambodia was to see the spectacular ruins of Angkor Wat. This ancient city, almost forgotten for centuries and swallowed by the jungle, is one of the most unique and fascinating historical sites in the world. If you’ve come to Cambodia and not gone to Angkor Wat you’ve really […]

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Thoughts on Cambodia

When I started this blog post I was going to write all about Cambodia and the places we visited in one post but when I started I realised the post would be huge! So instead, this initial post on Cambodia is going to cover my random observations and I’ll do three follow up posts on […]

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Yourowntrail Photo Gallery - Koh Tao

Our visit to Koh Tao in Thailand

Our second week in Thailand was spent on the beautiful island of Koh Tao. Thailand’s islands are very popular with tourists and we did some research into them all before deciding we would visit just Koh Tao rather than island hop. We really liked the sound of Koh Tao and its laid back diving community […]

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Bangkok and The Grand Palace

We have now been travelling for just over two weeks and it feels like much longer. We have visited Bangkok, Koh Tao and Kanchanaburi in Thailand.   When we arrived in Thailand we spent 4 days in Bangkok. The first two days we stayed in the Din Daeng district at Siamaze Hostel and the second […]

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