Hoping to find an eco-friendly resort in Southeast Asia but not keen on giving up creature comforts? Here are some venues you might like.
While finding veggie and vegan food in rural areas and fishing villages can be more of a challenge, eating animal-free in big cities across Thailand and Vietnam didn't prove to be any effort during the time I was there. In fact, even in the middle of nowhere it was pretty easy to find stir fried … Continue reading Eating Vegan in Bangkok
Bangkok: finally, less mopeds! Having visited Bangkok briefly last year as the start and end point of my Thailand trip, I was worried I might have seen all the good bits already and find myself bored second time around. Oh how wrong I was! You might say it should have been obvious, given the … Continue reading Back to Bangkok: Street Food and Shopping
Different places have different customs, and expected behaviours vary as you travel. The main thing you have to remember is that no matter how many tourists and travellers pass through a place, that doesn't mean that the place should change to accommodate the traveller. You are the one who needs to adjust. Sigh. At the … Continue reading Respecting local culture.
Sleeper buses are an exhausting experience. Contrary to what their name would suggest, sleeper buses are not a place that much sleeping will happen. Even if you're on one for almost 20 hours like I recently was. This relaxing display of soothing night lights is an example of what a 15 hour sleeper bus journey … Continue reading Sleeper buses!