Posts from Thailand


Thai New Year in Tai Po

Search for “Shek Kwu Lung Village” (石古壟) and you’ll find next to no information about this sleepy corner of Tai Po district (大埔區) in the New Territories of Hong Kong.…

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Thailand Tuk-tuks

For any visitor new to Thailand, one of the first things you’ll notice are the small three-wheeled taxis which zip around the roads at alarming speeds…

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Bangkok Day 3 Afternoon: Chinatown

After a very enjoyable morning wandering through the back streets of Yaowarat and Phahurat I arrived at Bangkok’s Chinatown via Tri Mit Road, and headed for the Chinese Arch at…

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Bangkok Day 3 Morning: Yaowarat & Phahurat

After being forced to rub shoulders with much of Bangkok’s tourist population the previous day I decided to change tracks and headed to the multicultural district…

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Bangkok Day 2: Grand Palace & Wat Arun

If you’re looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday then Bangkok probably wouldn’t be your first choice. What with year-round heat and frenetic streets which require your…

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Bangkok Day 1: Canal Boats & Golden Mount

Everyone who knows I live in China is always surprised to learn that I’d never visited Southeast Asia – up until now I had always been…

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