Category Archives: Southeast Asia

Angkor Wat

Well, what can I say? It is as stunning and impressive as everybody says. My sister Fi and I hired bikes from our hostel in Siem Reap and cycled out to Angkor Wat at 5.30am. We had been aiming for … Continue reading

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A Family Holiday

It had been almost a year since we had all been together as a family¬†when I went to greet my parents and two sisters in Bangkok airport a few weeks ago. We had an amazing two weeks together, and felt … Continue reading

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A Waking City

I arrived in Bangkok this morning. To be precise I arrived in Bangkok at 5.45am this morning. I was not dropped in the bus station, but in the middle of a random street in a random part of the city. … Continue reading

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The Dentist!

Going to the dentist is never something I look forward to, but I was especially nervous about going to the dentist in a foreign country… But, I had been getting toothache for several weeks now, and I was beginning to … Continue reading

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Chiang Khong

I spent my first evening back in Thailand in Chiang Khong, a small border town on Mekong river. It felt amazing to be back in a country in which I felt so at home. I stayed in a small hotel … Continue reading

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Vang Vieng

When people first told me about Vang Vieng, back in December 2015, it sounded like my worst nightmare. A bunch of drunk tourists taking trips down the river in tractor inner tubes…? Not my thing. But, I was going through … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai, Round 4!

It’s the fourth time I’ve been to Chiang Mai and though I know lots of people love it first time around, but for me, this city is a grower. The first time I came here I hated it. It was … Continue reading

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