Khao Tao (Turtle Hill), Hua Hin

Buddha Image On Khao Tao Hill

Khao Tao is around 14 km south of Hua Hua and makes for a nice day out. If you look from the beach you’ll be able to see the hill, with the golden Buddha image perched at the top. We decided to take a walk to the top. Khao Tao means Turtle … Read more

Hua Hin Short-Stay Condo $300 Per Month

Swimming Pool At Our Hua Hin Condo

After staying in Bangkok for the previous six months, we decided to spend a month in Hua Hin before continuing our travels around Asia. We managed to find a super-cute condo for just $300 a month, and given the current situation with the coronavirus, we’ve decided to stay here untl the current … Read more

Pubs, Bars, Massage Parlors To Be Closed In Bangkok


It’s just been announced that pubs, bars, massage parlors, movie theaters and entertainment venues will be closed in Greater Bangkok from 18-31 March. My guess is that this will be extended into next month and beyond. I can’t see how the current pandemic can be brought under control in just two weeks. … Read more

Should You Still Travel To Thailand?


I am amazed that people are still asking if it’s ok to travel to Thailand this month or next month, but people are, so here’s my take on the current situation. Note that this was written on 16 March 2020, so if you’re reading it at a later date things may have … Read more

Flying Singapore To Bangkok With Scoot

Scoot Singapore To Bangkok

After my epic train journey from Bangkok to Singapore I decided to fly back to Bangkok. The last time I traveled to to/from Singapore was with Scoot, so I opted to fly with them again. I chose Scoot because of it’s safety record and because of the great price. While I usually … Read more

Kwan Im Vegetarian Restaurant, Singapore

Claypot Tofu with Mixed Vegetables at Kwn Im Vegetarian, Singapore

When we visit Singapore, we always eat at least once at this popular vegetarian restaurant in Bugis. As I was staying at the nearby Parc Sovereign Hotel, it was an easy walk getting there. I usually choose on of the claypot dishes, as all the ones I’ve tried are pretty awesome. This … Read more

3 Days In Singapore

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Singapore is one of my favorite cities in Asia and I like to visit at least once a year. Here’s an overview of my recent visit.

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Parc Sovereign Hotel, Singapore – Review

Parc Sovereign Hotel, Singapore

When visiting Singapore I usually stay in the Bugis area but wanted to try a different hotel this time, so opted for the Parc Sovereign Hotel on Albert Street. It turned out to be an excellent choice.   

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Bangkok To Singapore By Train

Bangkok to Singapore by Train

Bangkok to Singapore by train is a journey I’ve done a few times in the last decade and last week did it again. If you love traveling by train then this is a must-do adventure if you’re visiting southeast Asia.

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Citrus Hotel, Johor Bahru

Citrus Hotel, Johor Bahru

This is the second time I’ve stayed at Citrus Hotel in Johor Bahru and I’ll definitely stay here again. It’s just a few minutes walk from JB Sentral train station and right next to a shopping mall that has a great choice of restaurants. It’s also recently been renovated.

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