The Slow Boat into Laos

After a few months of fast boats, long tail boats and slave ships, it was finally time to embark on one of the most popular boat trips in South East Asia, the slow boat down the Mekong River from Chiang Rai in Thailand to Luang Prabang in Laos. I booked my ticket two days before …

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Living the dream in Langkawi

Getting there and where to stay While in Penang we were offered an easy option for getting to Langkawi for RM60, but we decided to do it ourselves and use public transport. It might not be quicker or easier, but it's always cheaper and makes for a much better story. We took a free ferry …