Ngapali Beach, Rakhine State, Myanmar

Ngapali beach in Rakhine State, Myanmar is one of the most picturesque and tranquil places you will find in Asia. Set on the western side of Myanmar and overlooking the Bay of Bengal this area is unspoiled by rapid commercialism but is well equipped to offer the traveler a wonderful experience. Getting There It’s not […]

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, […]

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 […]