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The Reality Of Travelling

The Reality Of Travelling

We've kept this blog positive so far with all the experiences we have been having, however, we also wanted to write a bit about some of the challenges. So often on social media, everything is 'rose-tinted' and it is important to show the good, the bad and the ugly!...

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Krazy Kuala Lumper

Krazy Kuala Lumper

From the Pearl to the Gold The journey started to Kuala Lumper by boarding the free ferry from Penang - a pleasant 30 minute journey with passengers in the middle and cars around the edges of the ferry. Heading to the main ferry / bus / train terminal at Butterworth...

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Penang Part 2

Penang Part 2

Having thoroughly explored Georgetown we decided it was time to try the local buses and give the girls a fun day out. With our budget in mind we decided to head to the Botanical gardens that had been advertised as a great free day out, so we searched the bus terminal,...

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Peng Penang

Peng Penang

First impressions After arriving in the early hours in Penang, we were unsure what the "Pearl of the Orient" held for us. Following a bonus breakfast at the Reunion Hertigate Hotel that we didn't know we had booked, we ventured into the heat of the streets to explore....

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Falling Asleep To The Sound Of The Sea

Falling Asleep To The Sound Of The Sea

For our last two days in Koh Samui, we booked a bungalow at Treehouse Silent Beach, a place to relax and chill out on the beach. As we drove up to the place the first thing that hit us as the vibrant colours, there are flowers along the drive to guide you to the...

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Na Muang Waterfall

Na Muang Waterfall

Whilst in Koh Samui we visiting Na Muang Waterfall, there are actually two waterfalls here and we had planned to just visit waterfall 1 as we had read that the path to the 2nd one is quite difficult especially for children. So on yet another hot day, we packed a...

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Ang Thong National Marine Park

Ang Thong National Marine Park

In planning our trip we kept seeing stunning images of Ang Thong and knew we had to go. We really wanted to be able to kayak and snorkel but found that many of the smaller boat trips wouldn’t take children under 6 – and of course, we would never have left Sophie Bee...

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Tropical Isles

Tropical Isles

Koh Samui style After such a hectic start to our travelling adventure, we felt that this was our chance to relax, reflect... and do some washing! Koh Samui seemed to the perfect place to do this, with clear blue waters lapping at silver sand beaches whilst being...

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Bangkok Airways

Bangkok Airways

Our next stop was Koh Samui and we had two short flights with Bangkok Airways, so filled up with breakfast from our hotel, we headed over to Chiang Mai International Airport via taxi to check in. The first thing we noticed was that everything had to be scanned as we...

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Extraordinary Elephants

Extraordinary Elephants

When we started planning our trip we knew we wanted to spend time with elephants, but were unsure where we should go that didn't abuse them as we had heard that there was a lot of mistreatment of elephants in Thailand. As a family, we have very strong beliefs about...

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