English version - polska wersja ponizej angielskiej We are in Penang. I didn’t have any expectations of Penang other than that I wanted a bit of civilisation – somewhere to shop for grocery and find a wider selection than eggs, chips and rice. I only knew that George Town is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and that it was...

Cruising Mekong

The Trip When I posted on Instagram that we were going to Laos, I received lots of recommendations to go on a slow boat on the Mekong river. Ok then. If it’s a must, then we must. So I investigated. I looked at the map and saw that it makes sense to enter Laos from the north of Thailand and then...
I didn’t put my mosquito net down the other night while I lay on my bed to read a book.  At least not until I switched off the light.  That was probably a mistake. The place was very quiet. Probably besides us, no one else was staying in the guesthouse. Quiet is a relative term, if there were a noise...
english version - polska wersja ponizej angielskiej Exactly one year ago, the only thing I was worried about was my girls' schooling. I wanted to move them to a different school because I wasn’t totally happy with the school they attended.  The schools I called didn't even want to talk to me as they said their waiting lists were so long that...
We are in Singapore again - Yay!!! Everything nearby was quite expensive. Yes we could have afforded but if you multiplied it by five nights then it comes to too big a sum. So for few days I was searching and searching thinking about a ratio of price, locations and other peoples reviews. And I found it. The cost for...
Traveling for a year changes you. And it changes your budget as well. That is to say downward unless you become a millionaire in the meantime! In Chiang Mai, where the best places to stay are in the old city, hotels are expensive - so we booked a family room in a hostel. It was the first time the girls...

Mr Fox

Do you remember my Instagram post from a few weeks back about a fox who visited us and played tricks with our shoes? Yes we had a fox - past tense - now we don't. I miss seeing him outside our window. He was visiting almost every morning and late night. But I caught him and took him away. It...

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