Travel News: Bangkok is most visited city in Asia!

MasterCard shared the data of their Destination Index 2017 at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Bangkok – and Bangkok, the City of Angels, had the highest number of nightly arrivals at 19.3 Million, followed by Singapore, my previous home town (13.1M) and Tokyo (12.6M).  … Continue reading

Travel News: Air Asia reduces carry-on luggage to 7kg in total!

Lately, there has not only been a race to the bottom for airfares, but also how little luggage you are allowed to bring onboard without having to pay for it! Basic Economy fares on United and American Airlines don’t include a carry-on and Wow Air reduced it to one piece. Air Asia is now also restricting carry-on luggage even more. … Continue reading

Travel News: New trains to ease Bangkok’s traffic woes!

Bangkok, the City of Angels,  is a fun city – as long as you don’t have to fight your way through the maddening street traffic. Fortunately, Bangkok has the wonderful BTS SkyTrain and MRT Subway taking you quickly and in air conditioned comfort to most of the places you want to visit. It’s easy and inexpensive, too, leading me to … Continue reading