Initial Thoughts of Yangon, Myanmar

When I first entered Myanmar through Yangon International Airport, I could have been any number of places around the world, it certainly wasn’t what I was expecting. In total honesty, I’m not actually sure what I was expecting, but I came through a state of the art international airport. The country is growing rapidly, and […]

Rayong Province, Thailand: Eco Tourism

If you travel around the east coast of Thailand, many people think of Chonburi province and the city of Pattaya, but if you carry on further you will find the beautiful province of Rayong. Rayong is situated along the South West coast and covers area inland and many Islands. Many of the popular tourist islands […]

Pattaya: A City Trying Hard to Change Its Image

Pattaya has for some time had the reputation as a city full of gogo bars, sexy shows and sex tourists. There are reportedly thousands of sex workers in the city yet the Thai government deny that there are any sex workers at all. Pattaya is now trying to reinvent itself as a family friendly resort, […]

Khon Kaen: The Jewel of Isaan in Thailand

Recently I visited Khon Kaen one of the major cities of Isaan, Thailand. Isaan has four major cities of which Khon Kaen is seen one of the big four along with Udon Thani, Nakhon Ratchasima (Korat) and Ubon Ratchathani. It lies 450km north-east of Bangkok and is the Capital of Khon Kaen province. Khon Kaen […]

Buddhist New Year in South East Asia

There is no better time to visit South East Asia than in April. April not only has the highest temperatures as it falls right in the middle of the hot season, but it’s the traditional start of the Buddhist New Year. The New Year celebrations differ slightly between the countries but all are celebrated spectacularly […]

Pay It Forward with 2 Thai Charities

It is important to remember that when we travel around this vast world we are one of the very lucky ones. Many people do not have the opportunity for world travel, many cannot leave their own homes. So, as we travel it is always important to pay it forward as much as possible and help […]

Two Must Visit Restaurants in Kuta Beach, Bali

Kuta beach is situated very close to the main airport in Bali, Denpasar. It is by far the most commercialized beach on the island with large hotel chains and big resorts lining the streets. It brings hundreds of thousands of visitors every year to Bali to relax on its amazing white sandy beach with rippling […]