I had heard of the mystical road to Mandalay, ever since I was a child. I had a strong desire to see this spiritual, magical country. As the years passed, along with many aspirations to travel to many different lands, I forgot the yearning until I started travelling in Asia in my 20s.
I fell in love with Asia the first time I went there. We started a long and magnetic relationship, and I could never stay away for too long.
For years I travelled the world looking for a bit of excitement after I had left school. I was after a bit of the unusual and a lot of adventure. I wanted to discover places untouched and unseen (except for the Coke bottles of course).
This journey took me across many continents and many nations. I saw many diverse and exciting things, experienced new cultures, and pondered at the beauty of the natural sights.
We first visited Koh Tao, Thailand in 2007. We found a backpacker paradise lined with bungalows on the beach. Back then, luxury resorts were minimal, the roads were uncrowded, and everything was so much cheaper.
Greetings from Southern Thailand, we are going to be kicking back here slow travel for the next few months. As it’s the Tropics, anything can happen! And the problem with finding a Tropical Paradise? We never want to leave!