CASA DE LES SUENOS, ISLA MUJERES

We found Casa de los Suenos hotel and bar completely by accident – fairly hidden at the south end of the island, it is a little gem worth seeking out. The bar backs onto the calm waters between Isla Mujeres and Cancun, and a dock down at water level provides visitors with the use of kayaks and snorkels.

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A BIRTHDAY DOWN UNDER

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9th of February was an exciting day – not only was it Charlotte’s birthday, but we had returned to Perth and Charlotte’s mum and stepdad were flying in┬áto celebrate with us. Continue reading

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF ANY GIVEN SPACE, HANOI

Smoothies by day, mojitos by night. It sounds so glamorous until you note the children’s stools spilling onto the busy roads to provide seating for the bar’s guests. But what’s life without a little risk?!

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The Green Pepper Bar, The Old town, Hanoi

Charlotte & Sarah x

LEBUA SKY BAR, BANGKOK

If ever there’s been an occasion where we’ve had a slight wobble with the budget, our evening at the Sky Bar was it. At 700 baht a pop, more than two nights’ accommodation at our current hostel, the cocktails were an indulgence with every pleasurable sip. Corinne was due to leave us a couple of days later and this provided the perfect excuse to have a wash and mingle with the rich and famous.

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The bar was featured in the Hangover 2 film, and with views over the Chao Phraya River and the twinkling sky scrapers, it exceeded all expectations oozing unparalleled glamour. Up on the 63rd floor, the glowing dome roof of the hotel was the backset to a mood-setting band. Continue reading

A BIRTHDAY ON THE BEACH

Charlotte’s birthday fell whilst we were staying on the beautiful island of Koh Lanta. We’d made friends with a fun-loving American in our previous hostel and he arranged a surprise party that evening, bringing over some friends from Koh Phi Phi for the celebrations. In spite of the fact that we got lost in the Thai wilderness in our party finery, we eventually made it and had a spectacular night. Cocktails and chilled out music whilst lying in the sand was a great way to mark the occasion!

There are definitely worse places in the world to turn 24…

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The Birthday Girl on Klong Dao beach, Koh Lanta

Happy Birthday, Charlotte!

Sarah x