Wat Pho And Temple Of The Reclining Buddha In Bangkok

The reclining buddha at Wat Pho in Bangkok, Thailand

Wat Pho, home of the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is one of the oldest and most revered temples in Thailand.  It is one of six temples in all of Thailand that holds the rating of first class royal temple. But what makes it one of the top tourist attractions in Bangkok is the 150 … Read more

Terminal 21 Bangkok

View of Golden Gate Bridge at Terminal 21 Mall Bangkok

Terminal 21 mall in Bangkok is sure to have whatever you may need. 10 floors. 100s of shops and restaurants. And a novel layout.

The Best Time To Visit Vietnam – Weather, Festivals, and More

Vietnamese woman wearing hat and rowing a boat on a lake in Vietnam

Vietnam is an amazing country to explore.  You’ll find lots of history, culture, temples, and beaches.  And it is still surprisingly affordable. Located in the tropics, Vietnam has some amazing weather, but to give yourself the greatest odds of not getting caught in scorching summer sun or monsoon rains you’ll find March through April is … Read more

Jim Thompson House In Bangkok

View of the Jim Thompson House in Bangkok

A visit to the Jim Thompson House museum tells the intriguing story of the man who was a Thai silk magnate, U.S. Spy, Olympian, and architect.

Scuba Diving In Vietnam

Scuba Diver in Vietnam looking at reef

Vietnam is a relatively new dedicated Scuba diving destination.  Tourism in Vietnam has been on a steady rise since the 1990’s and shows no sign of slowing down.  While it still lags behind other destinations in Asia for diving, it’s Scuba tourism infrastructure is still growing with several destinations around the country such as Nha … Read more

The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew

Grand Palace Bangkok

After being taken for a ride by my taxi driver, I arrived at the outside of the Grand Palace. The place was humming with tourist swarming about like insects. I played a real life game of Frogger as I hopped across the busy street trying not to get run over. I followed the mass of tourist inside the Palace … Read more

Pub Street Siem Reap – Fun Day Or Night

View of Pub Street in Siem Reap Cambodia

Pub Street, Siem Reap Cambodia. I decided to have my tuk tuk driver drop me off down on Pub Street after my tour of the War Museum was complete.  It was lunch time and I also wanted to take a look around the place during daylight hours. During the night, Pub Street is the place to eat, … Read more

Tara Angkor Hotel Review

View of the front of the Tara Angkor Hotel in Siem Reap Cambodia

There are a lot of options for hotels in Siem Reap.  From very high end luxury resorts to cheap Siem Reap guesthouses, there is something for every budget.  I was looking for something a bit more upscale that would provide me with a nice place to rest my weary head, a good pool and restaurant, … Read more