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Fantastic Foto Friday: Doi Suthep, stunning temple above Chiang Mai, Thailand

Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, the “Rose of the North”, is Thailand’s second city and a great place to escape to from bustling Bangkok. It’s a little calmer and cooler, set in the Northern mountains of Thailand. One place you shouldn’t miss is Wat Phratat Doi Suthep temple. The buddhist temple sits on top of Doi Suthep mountain and offers stunning views over the valley and the city. 

Do plan your own trip to Chiang Mai, the Rose of the North, for a weekend getaway (or more), check out my Chiang Mai Guide with things to see and places to stay and eat!

Accor Sale Bali – save up to 45% of your hotel room!

Accor Hotels has frequent “Private Sales” for Accor LeClub members and sometimes regional sales, too. The current sale offers a 35% discount on hotels on Bali or Lombok in Indonsia for all members and 45% for AccorPlus members. The promotional rate also includes free breakfast, making this an even sweeter deal! The current sale runs through February 28th, 2020 for stays through December … Continue reading

How to use grab at Manila Airport and in Manila

Updated 2020: Grab is the uber of South East Asia, offering ride hail services, food delivery and courier services, and since the acquisition of uber, your only choice to hail a ride in Manila! And while it was certainly inspired by uber, it has made adjustments to the local needs and using the service is a little different. Check out … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Royal Beach Getaway Hua Hin, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is one of the most popular cities in the world – and one of the busiest! If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle, Hua Hin has been the beach getaway of the Thai Royal Family – and many locals. The beach stretches for miles and you’ll find anything from little huts to villas to luxury hotels! 
To plan your own royal getaway, start with my Destination Guide Bangkok and the Getaway Hua Hin!