Archive for the ‘Traveller’s Tales’ Category

November 23, 2013 @ 11:00 am - posted by Dominic Brendell
Penang Here I am in KL after 2 days with very little sleep after travelling on the Jungle train from Penang on what was supposed to be a relaxing sabbatical. Not all travel lives up to the dream but I’ll try and make some sense. From Langkawi I flew down to the island of Penang (a 30 minute flight) and quickly landed into a hustling bustling town. Quite a shock to the system after island life but [ more...]
October 26, 2013 @ 9:55 am - posted by Dominic Brendell
Langkawi Travel Guide.  The Career Break guide to Malaysia & the REAL Langkawi Tourist Information Flight to Langkawi Right, so I had a bit of a panic getting to Langkawi. Timed everything perfectly from the hotel and so as not to rush I took the expensive high speed train to KL international airport, the one that doesn’t stop for 30 minutes until you’re at the airport. It was while on [ more...]
October 12, 2013 @ 12:12 pm - posted by Will Roberts
First Impressions I was in the middle of a perfectly ordinary day at the office when my girlfriend phoned to say that she had found an organisation called Big Beyond who were doing amazing things in Africa and were looking for 2 Volunteer Managers.  It wasn’t the sort of perfectly ordinary day that I imagined would end with me deciding to drop everything, pack up my belongings and move to rural [ more...]
September 5, 2013 @ 12:05 pm - posted by Drew Charles
I was in Phnom Penh standing on the balcony looking over the river as I took another sip of the Amaretto. It was only my second drink of the night, but it was hitting me hard. I was starting to sway with the evening breeze, this must be a magic mushroom trip. “Maggy Maggy Maggy mushrooms”, Sophie laughed. [ more...]
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