You cannot visit Japan and do what every other tourist does. You just can’t. It’s against the law and I won’t let you. If you are looking for things to do in Japan, have a sense of adventure, don’t mind heights and want to experience a slightly different Japan then ‘Hello’.
Let’s be friends.
Travelling in Europe is not cheap. I know. We recently spent four months backpacking around the continent with our two teenage kids as part of our year-long escaping from normal life world adventure. After coming from Asia it was a bit of a shocker on the old budget. That’s why I’m so glad we spent a chunk of our time house-sitting.
It saved us a fortune, the kids got to relax and slow down and we got to drink delicious wine from the terraces of beautiful properties. Win, win.
Alright. I promised you a coming home post, so here it is.
Firstly, let me say that just because we are back in New Zealand, it doesn’t mean that it’s the end of this blog. Far from it. Thanks to you lovely people this travel blog has grown enormously, and I am not about to give it up now. Especially as it has recently begun to pay for my family to sleep in hotels and supplements mummys wine habit.
If you are looking for ways to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai then you have a few options. Your choice will depend on your time limit, your budget and finally (and it’s a biggy) your sense of adventure. Listen to this honest review on the overnight train Bangkok to Chiang Mai and decide which category you fall into.
What is an optimist and what is a pessimist? While an optimist will always find a way of seeing the positive in a situation, a pessimist will find every reason possible for things to go wrong. A doom and gloomer. Optimism vs pessimism. Which are you? A little clue. Know that it’s normal to be a little of both. (more…)
This is an honest travelling family blog. Worts and all. Because I know that if you are considering travelling with your family – whatever age – you will have doubts that need to be addressed. You need answers, honest answers, not silly ancy pancy rubbish with pretty pictures.