Koh Rong island in Cambodia – this isn’t Thailand

I had changed my plans after a disappointing night in Sihanoukville and was heading to the much-anticipated Koh Rong, which I had heard was an incredibly beautiful backpackers party paradise, like ‘Thailand thirty years ago’. I hoped I would have more luck there. After my afternoon ferry to Koh Rong was cancelled, I took the… Read More Koh Rong island in Cambodia – this isn’t Thailand

Sihanoukville – a disappointing Cambodian beachside destination

I had heard extremely mixed reviews of Sihanoukville, from Adventurous Kate who dubbed it “the ultimate backpacker party paradise” to other bloggers who likened it more to a seedy cesspool. Yet I was prepared to thoroughly enjoy it and spend a few nights before heading over to my most anticipated destination – Koh Rong. I… Read More Sihanoukville – a disappointing Cambodian beachside destination

New Year’s Eve sailing the Whitsundays on the Tongarra

New Year’s Eve 2015 was the departure of David’s, Adam’s and my Whitsundays sailing boat, the Tongarra. After eating and registering David and Adam, the three of us went together to the Tongarra, not knowing what to expect from our crowd. I had not been able to book onto the Atlantic Clipper, the proper ‘party… Read More New Year’s Eve sailing the Whitsundays on the Tongarra