Asia

Lombok and Bali

Lombok and Bali

Jetstar started a direct route from Cairns to Denpasar and we jumped straight on the launching sale price, of less than $500 for both of us return!! We left Cairns on Chris’s birthday Thursday 21st of May at 11.30am and…

Pune, India

Pune, India

This trip to India, was not like any other trip I have ever done for two reasons. One, I was not with Chris, and two, it was for work. To get to Pune, I flew Cairns to Brisbane, Brisbane to…

Bali

Bali

Saturday: Flew Jetstar from Cairbs to Denpasar via Darwin arriving around 5.30pm. In Indonesia you need to buy a visa on arrival which is US25 dollars that lets you stay for 30 days. We had a car waiting to take…

Cambodia

Cambodia

Phnom Penh We got the Mekong Delta Bus from HCMC to Phnom Penh on Friday the 19th. The bus is pretty comfortable with tv, air con and roomy seats and they gave everyone a pastry and bottle of water. The…

Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh

Hello Ho Chi Minh 2.10pm – 3.20pm Vietnam Airlines VN0329 (JMBXHL) Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City $107 We had a very smooth flight from Da Nang to HCMC. The hotel had recommended 2 types of reliable taxis so…

Hoi An

Hoi An

Day 1 Vietnam Airlines (VN311) Hanoi – Da Nang, Sat, November 13, 2:40pm – 3:55pm$85 We landed in Da Nang in the pouring rain where a car was waiting for us to take us to Phouc An Hotel. Our room…

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Day 1/2 Mel took us to the Cairns international at 10.30am to check in for our flight to Darwin. When we got there we were lining up to check into the next leg to Singapore when we were lucky enough…

Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle Himeji Castle is about half way between Kyoto and Tokyo. So we got off the train, threw our backpacks in a locker and headed up the road. Also know as the White Heron, this magnificent castle is built…

Nara

Nara

Nara We tried really hard to sleep in today but got up just before 7am. Today is a day trip to Nara which was 1 hour outside Tokyo on a local train. In Nara there are heaps of deers which…

Kyoto

Kyoto

Temples, Shrines, Temples, Shrines… Last night we checked into K’s House Kyoto which is close to the train station in the south side of Kyoto. We dropped our bags off and headed to down town Kyoto and walked millions of…

Tokyo

Tokyo

DAY 1/2 So, we’ve had our first full day in Japan and I think we’ve walked a million kms! Last night we landed at Narita airport at 8pm local time after 7 hours flying. We got the local Keise line…

Delhi

Delhi

Delhi 8.5 hour flight from London Heathrow to Mumbai International Airport. After a 5 hour delay in Mumbai spent in the Jet Airways VIP Lounge drinking and eating what ever we wanted (which wasn’t much), we finally boarded our connecting…

Goa

Goa

Goa Saturday at 7am we got a taxi to the airport. It was sad to say goodbye and we wrote a little letter to Oshwin, who hadn’t woken up yet. We arrived in Goa at 1pm and a driver took…

Agra and Jaipur

Agra and Jaipur

Rajastan: Agra (Taj Mahal) & Jaipur (The Pink City) Monday and Tuesday we rested at home and planned our trip to Agra and Jaipur. Wednesday morning we took a cab to the train station (800Rs) and got the 6.15am Shitabi…

Ludiana & Amritsar

Punjab: Ludiana & Amritsar (Golden Temple) The next train to Amritsar was severely delayed so we decided to bus it. We took a rickshaw to outside the city where the buses stop on the side of the road and you…

Dample and Tiger Safari

Uttarakhand: Dample (roadtrip through the real India) & Jim Corbett Tiger Safari Monday morning we hired a car and driver and headed North west to Karan’s uncle Nippy and his wife poppy’s house in Dample . We left home at…

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

We got the air conditioned overnight train to Chiang Mai. Chris made friends with the locals and got pissed on about 5L of heinken! Clickety Clack Lak Lak was our waitress and MaiFriend was the carraige supervisor. We had to…

Bangkok

Bangkok

Well after a few tearful goodbyes we have finally started our journey to conquer the world. First stop: Bangkok, the city of tuk tuk and ping pong shows!! (You want sex? Sex dvd? hahaha) Landed at about 9.30 local time…