Bangkok’s Rail transport network.
Don’t be intimidated by Bangkok’s transport network. When we planned our trip to Thailand & Cambodia, our greatest intimidating thought was: ” How will we get from the airport to our hotel?”. We felt we needed to understand the transport network before arriving. We did not want to feel intimidated by Bangkok’s transport network. When … Continue reading
Thailand & Cambodia trip , 2016
Thailand & Cambodia trip planning starts. It’s time. Suddenly, from a place of nothingness, our Thailand & Cambodia trip planning starts. Many options for trips have been considered. This may not be the perfect time for the average tourist to visit Thailand or Cambodia but we really don’t care. We have been through a difficult … Continue reading
MidlifeBackpackers-Who are we
Who are we?: Who are we? Midlifebackpackers.com is a community of middle aged travelers. We have a dream & passion of experiencing travel the “real” way. Not travelling as packaged tourists. Like many younger backpackers do, we want to focus on the adventure. We wish to really experiencing countries & their cultures. Being exposed to … Continue reading
New Zealand guests. Inspiring a road trip?
This week, my brother & his girlfriend came to visit his home country, South Africa after having immigrated to New Zealand some 8 years ago. It has been great to be in touch again, but sad that we can’t get together more often. For New Zealanders, Cape Town & South Africa is of course an … Continue reading
From home extension to self contained apartment.
Why would a couple need a 270 square meter home, with 3 living areas, 2 bathrooms & 4 bedrooms? This is what we originally had in mind when we planned & starting building an additional 2 bedrooms & bathroom as an additional to our already large, 200 square meter home. We completed the “shell” a … Continue reading
The start of this new blog, the start of a new adventure.
As soon as we commit to our goals by “putting pen to paper”, or as is the case with blogs, by getting the fingers tapping at the keys, we are bound to turn these goals & dreams into reality. So here goes….. See our Facebook Midlifebackpackers Page at: https://www.facebook.com/midlifebackpackers?ref=hl