Thailand

Exploring Trendy Nimmanhaemin Road in Chiang Mai

Exploring Trendy Nimmanhaemin Road in Chiang Mai

Jump into a tuk-tuk and all you have to do is say Nimman. The driver will transport you to one of the hippest streets in Chiang Mai. Officially the street is called Nimmanhaemin Road, but everyone just calls this trendy shopping street by its shortened […]

Five things to do in Koh Lanta, Thailand

Five things to do in Koh Lanta, Thailand

Are you thinking about Christmas? I was last year this time. The Cypriot and I made a decision to go to Thailand for the holidays. We spent a week in Chiang Mai, about which I have written extensively, and almost a week in Koh Lanta. […]

24 Hours in Bangkok

24 Hours in Bangkok

Bangkok is a big, messy, crazy city that one either loves or hates. The tangle of streets and elevated train makes it seem futuristic in a 1970’s way – if that makes any sense at all. Think New York on speed.  Now matter how it […]

A Bit of Paradise – The Rachamankha, Chiang Mai, Thailand

A Bit of Paradise – The Rachamankha, Chiang Mai, Thailand

We knew where we were going – Chiang Mai, more specifically The Rachamankha. We had been there before; in fact that’s exactly why we were returning. I travel constantly (not a complaint, by the way), so when the Cypriot and I were planning a trip […]

A Bit of Paradise – The Layana Hotel, Koh Lanta, Thailand

A Bit of Paradise – The Layana Hotel, Koh Lanta, Thailand

“Welcome to Fantasy Island.” I was sure I heard the General Manager of the Layana Resort say this as he slipped a garland of fragrant jasmine around my neck and handed me my first cocktail of the day.