Tag: Thailand

  • That time I thought I was getting kidnapped…

    That time I thought I was getting kidnapped…

    This is one of those stories I like to bring out over a beer or something with friends. It’s one of the scariest experiences I’ve had while travelling – and looking back at it now, it’s pretty funny. It was one of those times when everything lined up in just the wrong way. Let me […]

  • That time I visited a floating market

    That time I visited a floating market

    It’s a tourist clichĂ© that features on the front cover of at least 50% of guidebooks and brochures for South East Asia – the Floating Market. But you know what? There’s good reason – floating markets are cool. There’s just something so wonderful about taking the retail experience to water. The floating market I went […]

  • Street eats

    Street eats

    “Whatever you do, don’t eat the street food!!” That panicked phrase, often uttered by co-workers, acquaintances and well-meaning relatives, is one that plagues many a traveller. Tales of Delhi-belly, intestinal worms and days that were only salvaged by a packet of Gastro-Stop abound, usually accompanied by “it happened to a friend of a friend of mine!” […]

  • The Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders

    The Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders

    Chiang Mai is a beautiful city. It’s one of the loveliest places I’ve been, a walled city filled with hundreds of graceful temples, tranquil gardens, and charming Thai smiles. It’s also home to one of my favourite museums – The Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders. I found it quite by accident. Having risen […]