Posing as a Dubliner

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. Thoughts and ramblings from an Oregonian in Dublin.

06 Feb '14

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Not quite paradise

Today started much like yesterday did. With Rebecca sick again, she seemed to feel the worst in the mornings and start feeling better by the afternoon. I had to hand it to her, as awful as she felt she didn’t … Read More

05 Feb '14


4 Island Tour

We were up early and packed our bags and moved them across the street to Otto’s where we were staying for our final night in Koh Lanta. Unfortunately, Rebecca still wasn’t feeling well and couldn’t stomach breakfast. I had a … Read More

04 Feb '14

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Old Town Lanta

Our persistence in finding proper accommodation paid off this morning, as Rebecca woke up with severe food poisoning. If we would have opted to sleep in the bar that night, it may have been a messy start to the day. … Read More

03 Feb '14

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Pre-booking essential

After a restless night sleep, we had a bit of time in the morning before we had to be at the airport, so we headed off for one last breakfast in Chiang Mai, I opted for Tom Kha Gai soup, … Read More

02 Feb '14

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Do Suthep

Up at 9m and ready for the day. Today we decided we’d go to Doi Suthep a temple up on Suthep mountain range that overlooks all of Chiang Mai. Now, just how to actually get there. We headed to a tourist … Read More

01 Feb '14

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Cooking School

After our eventful day with the Elephants yesterday we opted for a bit of a lie-in today. The few days of walking until we could walk no more were taking a toll on us. When we eventually found our feet … Read More

31 Jan '14

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Elephant Nature Park

Today we had arranged to go to the Elephant Nature Park just outside Chiang Mai. An early start at 7am, we headed over to the local 7-11 to grab a quick dim sum for breakfast. A van picked us up … Read More

30 Jan '14

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Chiang Mai

Up at 8am and back to our favourite little coffee shop to start our day and then on to the local market for a breakfast of fruit and spicy tofu puffs. At 10am we had arranged for a taxi to … Read More

29 Jan '14

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A grand day

After our long day yesterday we decided to have a little lie-in and didn’t get going until 10am. We stopped around the corner at a local cafe for an iced coffee which was completely amazing. Then headed over to our … Read More

28 Jan '14


Bangkok & Ayutthaya

We had arranged a tour with the hotel to got on a Day tour the Wat’s (temples) of Ayutthaya, the old capital of Thailand. We were picked up at the hotel at 6.55am (the Thai are very punctual) and headed … Read More

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