Hong Kong – exploring

Hong Kong – exploring

Covered or mentioned in this post: Coffee, Flower Market Street, Bird Market, Sneaker Street, Brand Outlets, Harvey Nichols, Hong Kong Park, St John’s Cathedral, more malls, the harbour. Day 4 was another test for our ability to navigate Hong Kong solo. This was...
Hong Kong – Disneyland

Hong Kong – Disneyland

Covered or mentioned in this post: Hong Kong Disneyland. Day 3 and we were heading out SOLO to visit Hong Kong Disneyland. Gina, my good friend here, has been our constant guide for the first two days. I think she felt that we had passed the getting around Hong Kong...
Hong Kong – Big Buddha

Hong Kong – Big Buddha

Covered or mentioned in this post: Tai O, MTR train system, PDF train map, train stations, Tung Chung, Cable car, Big Buddha and local markets. Day 2 in Hong Kong had Gina planning to take a ferry to a place called Tai O, which is optimistically also sometimes known...
Hong Kong – the city

Hong Kong – the city

Covered or mentioned in this post: Chiang Mai taxis, Gold Coast marina, Lady Candy super yacht, Octopus Cards, walkways, shopping malls, local markets and shops, For those of you who don’t follow the blog regularly Gaun and I have been in holidaying in Hong...
Botany Bay Part 2

Botany Bay Part 2

I have been busy redesigning the blog so there has been a little delay in finalising this post. I hope it’s been worth waiting for. Just to prove my last entry wasn’t a one-off here is part two of our trip to Australia. When I was selecting the photos to...
Nai Harn Beach, Phuket

Nai Harn Beach, Phuket

Update 27 Jan 2016: The military post coup banned rented beach equipment and closed a lot of the bars and eating places that sat at the back of beaches all over Thailand so some of the details and photos of my post here may have changed. Let me know. We had arranged...
Bound for Botany Bay

Bound for Botany Bay

After a long absence from the blog scene I’m back. My only excuse for this slackness is that it has been a very busy time for us in Thailand culminating in our one month visit to Australia, the topic of this posting. I have a number of catch-up subjects to cover...
Patong – Party Town

Patong – Party Town

Well it had to come. No blog on Phuket can avoid having at least one entry on Patong so I guess I had better get it over with. Patong beach is located about a third of the way up from the tip of Phuket island on the West (right) hand side – around 45 minutes...