Travel Quote Tuesday | Adventure

“Without adventure, civilization is in full decay.” ~ Alfred North Whitehead Alfred North Whitehead was a mathematician who became a philosopher. Born in Ramsgate, Kent in 1861 his early work was in the fields of mathematics, logic and physics. From the late 1910s, he turned his attention to the philosophy of science, and onward to metaphysics; ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | The Wanderlust Has Got Me

“The Wanderlust has got me… by the belly-aching fire.” ~ Robert W Service Sometimes, just as I’m trying to be sensible and telling myself I’ll stay in my current (contract) job role as long as the client continue to request extensions for new projects… a little voice pipes up and screeches at me that no, ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Eternal Moments

“I want my heart to be the thin place. I don’t want to board a plane to feel the kiss of heaven. I want to carry it with me wherever I go. I want my fragile, hurting heart, to recognize fleeting kairos, eternal moments as they pass. I want to be my own mountain and ... Read more »

The Most Beautiful Bangkok Floating Market for Food & Photography

Tha Kha Floating Market, near Bangkok, Thailand

You will find floating markets across Thailand, a country that’s embraced transport via rivers and canals for many centuries. The floating markets in Bangkok are the most iconic and very popular with tourists. Most of them are actually an hour’s drive or so West of Bangkok city in the province of Samut Songkhram – sometimes ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Like Being In Love

“Travel, for me, is a little bit like being in love because suddenly, all your senses are at the setting marked ‘on.’ Suddenly, you’re alert to the secret patterns of the world.” ~ Pico Iyer This is so true, isn’t it? That feeling when you fall in love and all your senses are heightened, you are ... Read more »

Our Picks | The Best Sites & Temples in Ayutthaya, Thailand

Historical Temple Ruins in Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya, a small city not far from Bangkok, is best known for the multitude of temple ruins scattered around its historical centre. Founded in 1350 as the capital of the Siamese Kingdom, Ayutthaya flourished for more than four centuries, growing into one of the largest cities of the period. Thanks to its strategic location on ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | A Bend In The Road

“A bend in the road, is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.” ~ Helen Keller More of an observation on life than specific to travel, this one, but I’ve often found it applies even more so when you are away from home, exploring somewhere unfamiliar. In that situation, ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | A Song of Africa

"If I know a song of Africa, of the giraffe and the African new moon lying on her back, of the plows in the fields and the sweaty faces of the coffee pickers, does Africa know a song of me? Will the air over the plain quiver with a color that I have had on, or the children invent a game in which my name is, or the full moon throw a shadow over the gravel of the drive that was like me, or will the eagles of the Ngong Hills look out for me?" Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen)

“If I know a song of Africa, of the giraffe and the African new moon lying on her back, of the plows in the fields and the sweaty faces of the coffee pickers, does Africa know a song of me? Will the air over the plain quiver with a color that I have had on, ... Read more »

All Day Japanese Dining in London | Machiya Restaurant

Wagyu Gyoza and Miso Aubergine at Machiya Japanese Restaurant in London, a review on Kavey Eats

Last year the people behind Kanada-Ya (ramen shops), opened a different style of Japanese restaurant, just two doors from their Piccadilly Circus branch of Kanada-ya. It’s a year since Machiya opened its doors, so I was way overdue for a visit to check out the menu. As per the popular trend in London restaurants, Machiya offers all day dining with separate breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. ... Read more »