Affirmative. Yes, yes, yes...and especially yes you should do one in Inle Lake with Bamboo Delight. We made these... From le local market... "So...how did this happen?", you ask... Well, dear reader, we all became professional Burmese chefs as spontaneously as my time was spent in Inle Lake. I woke up that morning with no … Continue reading Should you do a cooking course in a foreign country? Inle Lake, Myanmar
"We are satisfied (with) our lives" ...the guide said, in response to my comment about Myanmar being dubbed one of the happiest countries in the world. "Money doesn't matter to us - if we have money, we share with other people." So here I was, too sick for the three day mission from Kalaw to … Continue reading Day Trek in Kalaw, Myanmar (Burma)
But why? Why do I love Pai? Pai is located in the Mae Hong Song district of Thailand, just North of Chiang Mai, and is one of the more overlooked destinations that Thailand has to offer. Here's why I think it's worth a look... I wasn't intending on going to Pai, but I had to … Continue reading I ❤️ Pai. PaiPaiPaiPaiPai.
So I did a Vipassana 10 day retreat at Wat Pah Tham Wua in Mong Hae Song, in the North West of Thailand past Chiang Mai and Pai. I ended up recording it day by day in a journal style, but if you just want a snipet, scroll down to the conclusion. Enjoy! DAY 1: … Continue reading VIPASSANA 10 Day Meditation Retreat – Wat Pah Tham Wua, Thailand
As someone who has spent several years residing in both of these prominent cities, I am often asked, "What exactly is the difference between Sydney and Melbourne?". Well, my friends...they are very different cities. Here are some of the significant factors: 1. The Weather Melbourne's weather is as unpredictable as my mood at that time of the … Continue reading What Exactly IS the Difference between SYDNEY and MELBOURNE?
Last year I was travelling in Ubud, Bali... I was by myself and I must've eaten something strange, because I became very sick and pale and was passing out on the street. I stumbled into the nearest place which was a cafe...and this beautiful woman asked me to lie down, gave me tea, and made … Continue reading My Bali Mum Needs Help
First Impressions The first thing I was told about Nauru was to take a stick with me wherever I go because the stray dogs on the island are aggressive. Before I had my first wander, my peers showed me the faux wedding bands they wore to ward off the local Nauruan men. The "airport" landing … Continue reading Nauru is a Funny Place…7 Things
Fellow travellers, nomads, lovers and students of life...welcome to The Adventures of Ling Ling! I started this blog to share some of the not-so-common experiences I've had travelling to and along some of the roads less travelled. So grab your passport, spread your wings and fly away with me!