Tag: Southeast Asia

Where to stay in Bangkok: Floral Shire

Where to stay in Bangkok: Floral Shire

* * If your Bangkok flight arrives late or leaves early, and you just want a cheap, decent place to stay in that’s near Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, you could do worse than Floral Shire. That’s what we did on our last visit to Bangkok. We were booked 

Where to stay in Bangkok: On8 Sukhumvit

Where to stay in Bangkok: On8 Sukhumvit

* * The first time I went to Bangkok, way back 2005, my family and I stayed at First House Hotel. We stayed in adjoining twin rooms so we had more than enough space, and we loved their buffet breakfast. First House was also just across the road 

Bali

Bali

Planning a trip to Bali? Start here. * Budget * If you catch a piso sale, share a room with a friend, eat at warungs, and generally live frugally, a budget of P20,000 should last you a good 4-7 days. Read the details here: How much 

The Wonderland North Bali | Lovina Tour

The Wonderland North Bali | Lovina Tour

* On our Wonderland North Bali Lovina Tour, we were picked up very promptly by Ngurah, our smiling guide who hails from the woodcarving village of Mas. We told him we needed to be in Kuta by 4 PM and he agreed to tweak our 

Amazing Bali Tours

Amazing Bali Tours

Remember my post about going on a tour to the cooler areas (like, literally cooler areas) of Bali? We’re going to the Bedugul region today, and after that back to the heat: the Lovina area, the jump-off point for dolphin tours, and to a Buddhist 

Our Jatiluwih Tour with Bali Golden Tour was just lovely!

Our Jatiluwih Tour with Bali Golden Tour was just lovely!

* It’s been a long and full day, but before I turn in, I just have to share with you the awesome Jatiluwih Tour we had today. Mr. Wayan Adika of Bali Golden Tour entrusted us to Dudy, our friendly and helpful guide/driver, who treated us