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Postcards from Abroad

Whether your dream is to stay in a colonial-era bungalow in the middle of a tea plantation, an Indian princely palace, or to cruise in luxury the Irrawaddy to Mandalay, we never tire of searching for your next great travel destination. This is the place to share with us your most recent adventures.

Laotian Days - the next adventure by James and Cate Fraser...

James Fraser at the Plain of JarsOur first effort of a blog in colour!

We left the lovely city of Luang Prabang and headed to Phonsavan the capital of the Xieng Khouang Province. Although it meant an 8 hour drive the scenery was spectacular-towering mountains, lovely waterfalls, hillsides covered in different fruits and vegetables, many stilted villages perched precariously on the most inhospitable terrain and vast areas of road which had succumbed to land slides and later been repaired.

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From Suffolk to the Plain of Jars by James and Cate Fraser....

LaosWow, we never want to travel economy again! I blame Nell ( J's sister) for planting the idea when she flew to Dubai in Business. Her description of the whole experience was too good to resist! The United Airlines Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 2 was fab. We resisted the booze as we knew we were in for a long flight but it was great as Cams (J's niece, who works for BAA in Terminal 2) met us and we were able to have a catch up. We boarded Thai and flew about noon. The welcoming glass of champagne went down very well. Service impeccable and food delicious. Lots of little quaint Thai dishes consisting of .......

 

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