Firedancing

Twirling, spinning, dipping and twisting. These are the moves made by the nocturnal creatures, as darkness falls and they come out to play.     The fiery fuel soaked balls known as ‘Poi” hang heavy on the end of chains as captivated travellers look upon the acrobatic actions with awe, wonder and the question of […]

Koh Samui

During our year in Thailand, S and I visited Koh Samui twice, once as we were travelling the southern islands, and once more when S’s family came over, for a holiday.     During our first trip I loved Samui. The island had everything from beachfront luxury villas to boutique budget and at a first glance showed that it had everything you […]

Nu Muang

I’m a total water baby.     Baths, swimming pools, beaches or lakes. There’s just something about being in that liquidy goodness that relaxes my being. Which is why waterfalls are a favourite of mine.     Before our year in Thailand I had never seen a waterfall, but during our time in Koh Samui […]

Ang Thong

42 islands that rise directly up out of the sea are what make up the beautiful archipelago that is Ang Thong.     Standing tall and beautiful, the limestone islands surrounded by gorgeous blue waters are what inspired Alex Garland to write the novel, ‘The Beach’. But whilst the ‘The Beach’ was inspired by Ang Thong it was […]