Blog - Irish Bootstrapper

Mad Island Monkeys in Cambodia - Week 7

Mad Island Monkeys in Cambodia - Week 7
Land sickness. Tuesday 12th March 2019. After seeing the amazing Angkor Wat and spending some time in Siem Reap, I was getting land sickness. Land sickness? Yes it’s a thing! It was time to set sail for one of the amazing islands off the Cambodian Coast. Ko Rong Sanloem. The Night Bus to Sihanoukville 7.35pm. I waited for...

Angkoring at Siem Reap, Cambodia - Week 6

Angkoring at Siem Reap, Cambodia - Week 6

Angkoring at Siem Reap, Cambodia - Week 6

Madness With The Monkeys

6th March 2019.

If you read my last post, you’ll know about the night buses in Cambodia. I managed to get a few hours sleep on the bus amidst the dirt track roads, many stoppages and what seemed like near misses with oncoming traffic. We arrived at Siem Reap at 6.30am and we got a tuk-tuk to the Mad Monkey Hostel. Today was going to be a long day!

Crossing to Cambodia - Weeks 4 & 5

Crossing to Cambodia - Weeks 4 & 5

After landing in Bangkok all those weeks ago, from seeing the Buddhist way of life & temples, to trying Thai food and Chang and Singha beers. From feeding the elephants to experiencing true Thai living in its purest form, my passport stamp reminded me it was nearly time to move again.

Northern Thailand - Chiang Mai - Week 2

Northern Thailand - Chiang Mai - Week 2

I had touched down in Chiang Mai International (CNX) on my VietJet flight from Bangkok. For the past few years, I have wanted to visit Chiang Mai, mainly from seeing travel bloggers and the digital nomads vlogging about it all over the web. I landed early in the morning with no place to stay...

True Thai Living - Week 1 - Part 2

True Thai Living - Week 1 - Part 2

Following on from my last post, Entering the Kingdom (Thailand),

This post brings you further along my journey from the touristy Pattaya to trying true Thai culture in Phimai and Korat, in the heart of Thailand.