Category Archives: South East Asia

Top 6 Things in Manila

Manila is a crowed, busy city. It is dirty and energetic. It is poor and rich. It is old and it is brand spanking new. It is a contradiction with in itself. I enjoyed every minute I spent there.

There are so many things to do in this city. Here is a list of my favorite things I did. Continue reading Top 6 Things in Manila

Top 7 Favorite Things About Bangkok

Bangkok can be a hard city to get your bearings in. For the first few days I was a bit over whelmed. Once my sensory overload was under wraps I was able to enjoy Bangkok and all its chaos. Continue reading Top 7 Favorite Things About Bangkok

Why You Can Skip Phuket

When you only have two weeks in a place you really want to try to make the most of it. Honestly I chose Phuket because I knew it. I had heard of it before and I knew I did not have a lot of time.

Phuket is a  Thai island a little over an hour flight away from BKK. It is a miserable place to be. Continue reading Why You Can Skip Phuket

Thailand: Buffalo Street Food Tour

The more food tours I do the more I am convinced that there is no better way to learn about where you are and who the locals are then to eat what they eat. Whether it is a scorpion or a dumpling, the kind of food people eat is representative of their culture, their surroundings and a lot of times their economic beginnings. Continue reading Thailand: Buffalo Street Food Tour

Surin, Thailand : Silk Weaving, Ruins and Elephants!

Press trips can be really exhausting. It is lots of being ushered around to jam in as much as possible in a short time. Never the less I was excited to be going on my first official one. Even if I wasn’t all too sure where I was headed or what I would be doing. Continue reading Surin, Thailand : Silk Weaving, Ruins and Elephants!

Looking for a Thai Massage?

Who doesn’t love getting a massage? I almost never get them when I am home because they are expensive. Not wanting to miss a chance I signed up for two different ones when choosing excursions for TBEX. It was great to see two totally different kinds of Thai massage experiences. Continue reading Looking for a Thai Massage?

Bar Hopping in Ratchaprosong, Bangkok

Bangkok is a really big city. The traffic can make it feel even bigger. Exploring a district can be daunting at times. The areas can be so crowded and it can become exhausting.

When I signed up for bar hopping in the Ratchaprosong district I was afraid of what it would be like to get around, however it could not have been easier. The Skytrain connects right into the giant shopping plaza. Sleek white walkways pave the way thru a relatively brand new shopping district. Filled with upscale shops, restaurants, hotels and of course bars. A far cry from my nights spent wandering Koh Sahn Road.

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