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A lesson in poor customer service – shame on Orange.fr

A lesson in poor customer service – shame on Orange.fr

By on Jan 15, 2015 in Tech Tips, Travel planning, Travel tips, Traveling Office | 18 comments

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Before arriving in any country we spend considerable time looking at the mobile data situation to make sure we get the best value for money and best coverage. Part of the process is reading reviews on sites like ours, wikipedia and TripAdvisor. Arriving in a country we head out to find the closest best deal for one, two or even five mobile sims. We run our business...

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Hospital in Cambodia – be careful what you eat!

Hospital in Cambodia – be careful what you eat!

By on Nov 17, 2014 in Health, Life Lessons, Travel experiences, Travel planning | 4 comments

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Well, the last couple of days have been quite unplanned! However as one of our friends noted, we really know how to show all the sides of international travel! Saturday started out fairly normally as we headed out to take in the Phnom Penh’s markets. The first market we stopped at was the Russian market (know to the locals as Phsar Toul Tom Poung), it’s...

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A lot can happen in a year… Live Your Life

A lot can happen in a year… Live Your Life

By on Oct 29, 2014 in Life Hacking, Life Lessons, Travel experiences, Travel planning | 2 comments

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One year ago this week I had my little hiccup (http://imichelle.com.au/life-throws-a-curb-ball/ ), which has now been diagnosed as ‘probably’ a minor stoke (TIA?).  At the time we were already in the process of planning this big trip and I clearly remember Simon and I discussing how tenuous life is in general.  Then of course we discussed whether we should go or...

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A post for the girls – in search of women’s sanitary products in Asia

A post for the girls – in search of women’s sanitary products in Asia

By on Oct 13, 2014 in Life Lessons, Travel experiences, Travel planning, Travel tips | 0 comments

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This post is particularly for the women out there – men will have very little interest in the subject, anyway.. It took me quite a while to realize that I hadn’t seen any tampons for sale in Lombok.  Finally I needed some and even though I searched high and low, no one sells them here.  I had to settle for just pads … Not happy Jan … I did do...

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7 tips for traveling with kids in Lombok if you’re on a budget

7 tips for traveling with kids in Lombok if you’re on a budget

By on Oct 6, 2014 in Travel and food, Travel experiences, Travel planning, Travel tips, Travel with kids | 2 comments

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We’ve decided to start making lists to help people when travelling like us!  This post is all about how to travel in Lombok with kids and not spend a fortune.  Of course travelling in Asia is generally cheaper than many other places but there are still plenty of ways to make your dollar go just that little bit further!  Here are a few that we’ve picked...

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