Hampi, India: A Motorbike Novice

My ride, in front of the Hanuman temple

After arriving in Hampi I didn’t have a plan as to how the day would unfold. With my room at Sunny’s secured, though not available for a few more hours, my new Russian friend and I sat at the German bakery for breakfast.  Lingering over a hot coffee and rather doughy ‘croissant’, serenity was only […]

Koh Lanta, Southern Thailand’s Secret Gem


My boyfriend Peter and I had no idea what to expect. We felt beaten down by the previous major cities like Tokyo and Bangkok, and were relieved to find some rest for the weary upon making it to the Phi Phi Islands by route of chaotic Phuket.  Koh Lanta is 27 km long and 12 km […]