Beachfront on a budget – bbhouse Jomtien, Thailand

Updated 2019: Jomtien is my favorite beach in the Pattaya area and if you are looking for a budget hotel right on the beach, the bbhouse is a great option. You get a modern and clean room, with a/c, fridge and a good shower with friendly service just steps from the beach and lots of restaurants, bars and shops. There … Continue reading

Perfect Weekend Itinerary: Chiang Rai, Thailand

Chiang Rai is a small town, set in the mountains of Northern Thailand, along a quiet river, perfect for a peaceful getaway from busy city-life. It also offers two of the most unusual temples in South East Asia, with the stunning White Temple and the bright Blue Temple, giving you something to see you won’t find anywhere else. Check out … Continue reading

Review: Hi Chiang Rai Hotel – clean & modern hotel in downtown

The Hi Chiang Rai Hotel offers clean and modern rooms in the center of Chiang Rai in Thailand’s North, making it easy to explore the town and surrounding sights. Service is friendly, but an odd pool and limited breakfast are downsides. Check out my review and photos to see, if this is the right hotel for your visit to Chiang … Continue reading

Perfect Weekend Itinerary: Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai, Thailand’s second largest city, is called the “Rose of the North”. From it’s time as the capital of the Kingdom of Lanna, Chiang Mai has retained some of its historic city walls, gates and the moat, giving it an old town feel you rarely find in Asia. The surrounding mountains provide a beautiful landscape and a slightly cooler climate … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Hua Hin, royal beach getaway near Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is one of the most popular cities in the world – and one of the busiest! Thankfully just a short ride away, you can relax on the beaches of Hua Hin, long the beach getaway for the Royal Family. With beaches like this, it’s easy to understand. 
To plan your own royal getaway, start with my Destination Guide Bangkok and the Getaway Hua Hin!

Perfect Weekend Itinerary: Shop & Splurge in Bangkok

You are kicking of your vacation in South East Asia with a weekend of great dining and pampering in Bangkok? Or want to do some last minute shopping before you head home? Or you just want to get away for a fun weekend with the best nightlife in South East Asia – I have the perfect weekend itinerary Bangkok for … Continue reading