Chatuchak Weekend Market and MBK

Chatuchak Weekend Market stuff for sale

Chatuchak Weekend Market stuff for sale

Alex loves shopping…much more than me.  Just as well we are in Bangkok, shopping mecha.  So, Alex will be thrilled to know that our first stop in Bangkok is to the sprawling Chatuchak Weekend Market.

Given it is a Sunday, and it is a weekend only market, if we don’t go today, we don’t go.

So now we just need to work out how to get to this market… “Fear not Alex, I have a plan.”  Continue reading

Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Pattaya Beach, Thailand

Thailand Tuk Tuk

Thailand Tuk Tuk

Alex and I have planned and booked a fantastic two week holiday in Thailand.

Actually…who am I kidding, I have planned and booked our holiday.

Alex is just happy to go with the flow.

So, it might be news to Alex that the places we will be visiting include Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Pattaya. Continue reading

Strahan Tasmania from Hobart via Queenstown

Strahan Tasmania is picture perfect
Strahan Tasmania is picture perfect

Alex and I have been holidaying in Tasmania.  Today we are heading from Hobart to the west coast township of Strahan Tasmania.

Our journey will take us through the south west wilderness region of Tasmania and will give you an idea of what to expect when doing the journey in one day by car from Hobart to Strahan Tasmania. Continue reading

Mount Wellington, Tasmania Australia for a stunning view of Hobart

Mount Wellington provides a great aerial over Hobart

Mount Wellington provides a great aerial over Hobart

It is a Monday morning and Alex and I wake up remembering we don’t have to go to work today.

Alex and I are in the city of Hobart, which is located in the south east region of Australia’s most southern state of Tasmania, Australia.

Yesterday Alex and I visited historic Port Arthur, Richmond and Wrest Point Casino.

The plan for today is to take a stroll around Hobart (which is literally possible) before we head up to Mount Wellington to enjoy its stunning views over Hobart from its summit.

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