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Fantastic Foto Friday: Jomtien Beach Sunset – Beach Getaway from Bangkok

Jomtien Beach Sunset

Jomtien Beach, just South of (in)famous Pattaya, is the closest beach getaway from Bangkok. You’ll get all the sand, sun, warm waters and gorgeous sunsets you’d expect from a tropical beach, and all at a budget price.
Check out my Destination Guide Pattaya/Jomtien to plan your own beach getaway from Bangkok!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Endless beaches, quirky bars & restaurants: Nha Trang

Nha Trang in South Central Vietnam is blessed with endless beaches. You can walk for miles along the boardwalk or sandy shore and enjoy the view out over the warm see. You’ll find some quirky spots like “Happy Beach” along the way – first time I saw a piano right on the beach walk! And that beach is available on a budget, with prices for 4- and 5-star hotels under $100 – what’s not to like?
Check out my Destination Guide Nha Trang to plan your own beach getaway.

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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!

Conde Nast 2019 Awards: The Best Destination Spas

Conde Nast has published the results of their annual Readers Choice Awards, conducted with the votes of more than 600,000 readers. 50 of the best spa hotels and resorts around the world have been ranked as the best of the best. And while one can certainly argue about which one is truly the best, the list makes for a amazing … Continue reading

Lonely Planet Top Countries to Visit in 2020

Need some inspiration for your vacation in 2020? Now is the time to browse, research and prepare. Lonely Planet, my favorite travel guide book, publishes lists of destinations to visit each year and the recommendations are out for 2020. The Top Country to visit in 2020 is Bhutan – find out the rest of the Top 10 and dream of … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Getaway to Hoi An, Vietnam

Rice fields around Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An is known for the most instagrammable old town in Vietnam, the shops and restaurants and 30km of beaches stretching all the way to Da Nang. When I think of a relaxing getaway, my mind usually wanders to beaches or mountain vistas, but I find the huge rice fields, gently moving in the wind just as calming to look out over. You can explore the rice fields around Hoi An on a bicycle and getaway from the tourists in town in less than 10 minutes!

Plan your own relaxing getaway with my Destination Guide – Hoi An!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Beach Club Life on Bali

Potato Head Beachclub

Bali is one of my favorite islands and has fantastic beaches that invite to long walks, surfing and swimming. Many people come to Bali for the excellent beach clubs, that offer beach time in luxury, with lounge or party music, food and drinks all day. PotatoHead in Petitenget is one of the most popular ones. Having a drink while watching the sunset from a seat in the pool isn’t the worst way to end your vacation day…

Check out my Guide to the Best Beaches of Bali to find the one that’s right for you!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Budget Beach Getaway – Nha Trang, Vietnam

Nha Trang in South Central Vietnam is blessed with endless beaches. You can walk for miles along the boardwalk or sandy shore and enjoy the view out over the warm see. And that beach is available on a budget, with prices for 4- and 5-star hotels under $100 – what’s not to like?
Check out my Destination Guide Nha Trang to plan your own beach getaway.