Monday 26 December 2022

Something different in Koh Samui

 Lately, I have been overwhelmed with the number of people who tell me that they have been to Thailand several times and it is time to try something different. Something different I ask – like what? Where in Thailand have you been?

The answer is always the same – Phuket! Only Phuket I ask? Yes – Thailand

Would you eat fried grasshoppers?

 Why had I avoided it for so long?

Stupidity and stubbornness perhaps?

Despite the fact I had spent time backpacking through Thailand and having returned to its capital Bangkok many times over the years, I had declared Khao San Road a personal no-go zone.

New ibis hotel opens in Chiang Mai


ibis, the world's leading economy hotel brand, has expanded its portfolio in Thailand with the opening of a brand-new property in Chiang Mai, the famous northern city which is a heaven for culture vultures and adventure seekers.

Tuesday 20 December 2022

The Rayavadee in Ao Nang, Krabi

 There are times in your life when you walk into a place and know that you’re about to experience something extraordinary.