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Travel Vs. Training

I have been a bit quiet on the keeping fit front, but it doesn’t mean it hasn’t been happening. Not daily as it use to be, back in the Sydney living days, but there has been plenty of action. Our last week in Asia was spent in Cambodia if you...

Acai bowl

…. eating in Brazil

The word clean or even healthy has dropped off the title for this article, as both are non-existent (so far) in Brazil. We have so far visited Rio de Janerio, Ilha Grande, Paraty and now sit in Sao Paulo and I have been so shocked on how the locals eat...

Old Town Paraty

Rio – Ilha Grande – Paraty

A common route to take down the coast of Brazil is from Rio onto the island of Ilha Grande and then back on to the main land and on to Paraty, and this is where we currently are. We have thousands of kilometers to undertake over the next few months,...

Escadaria Selarón - set of world-famous steps in Rio

Landing in Brazil without an outgoing flight

We have been in Brazil for a week and a half now, and even though our travels begun six weeks ago, the real intrepid traveler feeling is only now slowly setting in. Unfortunately our first four weeks in Asia were peppered with various worries for us. The key worries were...

Jasmine Grande Residence

A beginners guide to Bangkok

Everything you see in the movies about Bangkok is true. It is so densely populated, the city stretches beyond comprehension and there is just oh so much going on in every nook and cranny, no wonder I was thinking it and Rob said it, if you wanted to hide for...

Coconut at Barra Beach

Our first few days in Rio de Janeiro …

…. were tough! The long haul flight kicked us in the bum, and although we have traveled lots together the past few years, our last 10 hour+ flight was London to Auckland over three years ago. We left Bangkok at 2am on a 6 hour Emirates flight, grabbed three hours...

Phi Phi Island

Oh Phi Phi

Rob and I visited Phi Phi two and half years ago, meaning we were prepared for all that Phi Phi has to offer as its hits you in the face the moment you get off the ferry. I thought I might mention right off the bat that this island does...

Mango salad

Cleaneating in Thailand

Your biggest nemesis in Thailand will be the sugar, Thai food is full of it. I had been prepared to say no to added sugar in fruit drinks and coffees when ordered however after doing a Thai cooking class on Koh Lanta it came glaringly obvious just how much sugar...

Ta Prohm

A beginners guide to Angor Wat and friends

Now if you are like me, you know where Cambodia is and you know that Phnom Penh and Siem Reap are on the to do list, and most importantly you need to visit Angor Wat, but that’s about as far as your knowledge goes on Cambodia. The two cities are...

Koh Lanta

Relaxing on Koh Lanta

We took some much needed down time on Koh Lanta, we ended up staying 5 nights which could have been more as this is a big island, however can end up costing you a little extra in comparison to Phi Phi as you need either transport of a scooter to...