On my previous visit to Chiang Mai, I did the usual tourist trail of admiring temples, visiting elephants and climbing a hill. This time though, I spent a day doing something a little different while in the city — painting, cooking, and making tea pillows.
Surrounded by forested hills all around, Mae Hong Son really is the quiet, misty town I have always imagined it to be. Here’s how I spent my day in this rustic town on the northern hills of Thailand.
Some cities just have that special thing that makes you fall in love with it. To me, Kyoto is one such city. I left my heart in this historic city of Japan, and here are the reasons why.
A fantastic tour in Northern Thailand, ending with the “Family Fun in Amazing Thailand 2018” launch in Bangkok to promote family travel in Thailand.
When I think about Kobe, I think about beef! And yes, the beef is heavenly, but the Japanese harbor city itself is a wonderful place for exploring — there’s so much to see. Here’s how I spent my day in Kobe.
Travel Video: A video of my visit to Shanghai — exploring old Shanghai, admiring the skyscrapers of Pudong, enjoying Disneyland, and taking a step back at the Xitang Watertown.
My visit to the ancient watertown of Xitang, known for its many canals, lovely bridges and covered waterside walkways. Being in the town is like being transported back to old, old China.
An account of unexpected situations that I’ve encountered on my travels — this is a story on how I got stranded without a place to stay in the dead of the night.
Exploring the old and new Shanghai — from narrow alleways and historic bars to modern skyscrapers and the busiest shopping street in the world. My day out and about in Shanghai.
La Pari Pari Langkawi is a boutique hotel that offers an idyllic and secluded setting for some peace and quiet while visiting Langkawi. And Cenang Beach is just a stone’s throw away!
Travel Video: A compilation of my favorite moments in Okayama, Japan — gardens, shrines, castles, rolling plains, fun workshops, and food!
Visit Okayama. Be blown away. From majestic castles and shrines to tales of its local demon-slaying hero. Here’s a list why you must make that visit.
The blog is 3 years old! Thank you for walking with me for yet another year. Here are my travel reflections for 2017 and my countdown of my favorite moments!
My escape with MINI Malaysia to the beautiful Royal Belum Rainforest. We had a hundred MINIs convoy, hiked the jungles, cruised the river and partied in total seclusion!
A list of all the delicious food I had while visiting Okayama in Japan — it is a small city off the tourist map, but offers some of the best gastronomic delights to please the senses and satisfy the taste buds!
Here’s how I became a Maiko, or apprentice Geiko for a couple of hours — layers of kimono, white face, red lips, high hair and all!