Do you have an interest in ethnic and religious tattoos? Did you know that Chiang Mai in Thailand is one of the best places to discover the mystique of Sak Yant Thai temple tattoo’s? We recently had the honour of observing this fascinating ritual and it gave us the opportunity to learn more about Buddhist […]
From the days of Marco Polo, Asia has captivated people from all over the World.
Asia’s close proximity to Australia makes it one of the most popular regions visited by Australians. We are no exception, and have travelled extensively through Asia since our youth.
We later introduced our children into the delights of travel, when we explored Asia as a young family. I will never forget the look of wonder in their eyes through these journeys, making our travel experience even more fulfilling.
We have enjoyed many Asian cities and hope you will too. Here are the stories of our travels.
Click below to read our city guides for Asia:
Many people visit Vietnam to learn more about the Vietnam War. Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City as it now known featured heavily during this conflict and you will find many historical places in Ho Chi Minh City that will give you an insight into these tragic events. Although the Vietnam War played a part […]
We have been living in Chiang Mai Thailand for almost 2 years and when visitors ask, “How many days should I spend in Chiang Mai, where to go in Chiang Mai or what to do in Chiang Mai?” my answer is always the same, to experience all the top things to do in Chiang Mai […]
Describe luxury in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam and the Grand Hotel Saigon may be it. This hotel in Ho Chi Minh City district 1 is within easy distance to the cities major attractions. Many travellers visiting Vietnam visit the tourist hotspots of Ha Long Bay and Hoi An and most will […]
So, you’ve decided to take a Thailand vacation! When planning a trip to Thailand many will choose the nightlife of Bangkok or the beaches of Phuket but more and more people are discovering Chiang Mai, “The Rose of the North”. Where is Chiang Mai? Chiang Mai is the largest city in Northern Thailand and […]
I have many countries on my bucket list, India has always been in the top five. Growing up I remember looking at photographs of India, the chaotic streets, children laughing as they swam in the River Ganges, wise men meditating in impossible poses and beautiful women wearing vibrant coloured saris with bejewelled nose rings that […]
Who are Alan & Rosalind?
In our mid 50’s we left our jobs to pursue our passion, world travel. During this time, we decided to document our travels with the hope of helping others like us who find that they now have the freedom and means to travel when and where they want. We travel full time exploring as many countries as we can. Our goal is to show YOU how you can Travel the world adventurously, safely, and cost effectively without sacrificing some of life's little luxuries just as we do...