If you’re searching for the best Cu Chi Tunnels tour from Ho Chi Minh City, consider a speedboat, cycling and tunnel tour with Les Rives and their partner Grasshopper Adventures. If you like active travel, it’s one of the top day trips from Saigon you can do. For my experience read on. For how-to’s and […]
One of the most interesting attractions in Ho Chi Minh City is the Jade Emperor Pagoda. This otherworldly temple is well worth visiting if you’re in Saigon, Vietnam, but if you want to ‘live it’ rather than just see it, read on. My first stop in Ho Chi Minh City, the Jade Emperor Pagoda I don’t want to visit […]
Who doesn’t love Hong Kong, rich in culture and dripping in luxury? And who doesn’t love Hong Kong day tours that involve Petty Person Beating ceremonies, Ding-Ding trams and salted egg yolk-making workshops? I know, right? Authentic Hong Kong at its best. Let’s all go. Yes, yes, I know that what you want to […]
From a cheapo massage at Wat Pho Temple in Bangkok to a deluxe therapy overlooking Burma at the Four Seasons Tented Camp, Thai spas have a divine slather-your-body-in-exotica mystique. But where to go? Thailand is bursting with wellness destinations. Over the centuries wellness has been honed to an art in Thailand. Peer through the bougainvillea […]
Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok is one of the best luxury hotels in Bangkok, Thailand. Here’s my review.
There is such a great beach scene in Koh Samui, Thailand. Here’s why I love it.
Be my Koh Samui Valentine! Come with me on a Valentine’s jaunt through this southern island in Thailand, and celebrate this day of love Asian style I know I’m far away in Koh Samui, Thailand, but I haven’t forgotten you on Valentine’s Day. How could I? You’re sweeter than Koh Samui Valentine watermelon … […]
I should be thinking about lofty things like peace, harmony and bliss as I try yoga in Thailand, but mostly I’m thinking: am I the only person who hates yoga?
Life lessons learned on the beach in Koh Samui
This running-away-to-Thailand holiday is going very well. While I do feel a bit guilty about ditching life at home as well as my poor beleaguered fiance (sorry, honey!) who is slogging through winter all alone, but on the plus side, I’ve successfully proven that a person can arrange a major trip on 8 days notice. A trip […]