In part one of the Divemaster series, I wrote up to the halfway point of my time on Koh Tao. The first 6 weeks weren’t without their troubles. First, a tooth infection, followed by an ear infection, but in amongst all that, I still managed to get a fair amount of diving in and enjoyed... Continue Reading →
Rescue Diver Course
After one brief night on Koh Samui, I took the early ferry to Koh Tao on Tuesday the 25th of Jan docking at Mae Haad Pier around 10am. Just under 3 years ago I had left this island, having fallen in love with diving, as well as the island itself. It felt so good to... Continue Reading →
Back to Thailand – PADI Divemaster Course
After just over 5 weeks at home, which flew by I must add. I’m back on the road. In my last blog, I reflected on what it was like to be home after so long, meaning I won’t dwell on it here. I will say though, that while I didn’t do much at home it... Continue Reading →
Reflection on 3 Years Travelling
The world was a very different place when I departed. It was 5 am, 28th of October 2018. Dark and cold, a fine drizzle hung in the air. A final embrace with my parents on the outside porch. An embrace that wouldn’t be repeated for 1140 days. A little over 3 years. But this isn’t... Continue Reading →
Travelling, Veganism and Life – Connor Da Costa
So before this blog starts, I want to point out this was written by my fellow travel companion, Connor. He expressed his wish to put down in words some thoughts and feelings he had about the last 6 month or so of his life and I was more than happy to oblige. I hope it... Continue Reading →
Budget for Travelling Southeast Asia
Backpacker budget for travelling Southeast Asia. How much can you expect to spend and on what?
Backpacking Packing List for Warm Climates
Packing list for travelling in warm climates. Such as countries around the equator and tropics.
6 Months Travelling Southeast Asia – A Summary
Now that the most incredible 6 months of my life have unfortunately come to an end. I thought I would write a final post for the trip summarising my thoughts, feeling, recommendations, regrets and love regarding this truly astonishing part of the world. I’ve chosen to break the post down into various categories meaning you... Continue Reading →
On the 2nd of April after very little sleep due to the sunrise tour of Mt. Ijen, I made my way over to Bali to meet back up with Fred and Con after being solo for a couple of weeks. The journey from Banyuwangi to Bali involved a short ferry crossing before around a 3... Continue Reading →