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Just recently I was on a somewhat “forced” vacation. I needed to stay 14 nights in Phuket to be able to go home to Chiang Mai. This was instead of a 14 night ASQ(alternative state quarantine) quarantine in Bangkok. So it allowed me to take a closer look at Phuket. My choice of hotel was Andamantra Resort & Villas in Kalim Bay. First and foremost I was looking for a decent resort… Read More

One of the best things about Chiang Mai is that you are never far from nature. Last weekend I went with the kids for a glamping experience by the Wang River in the Panghai area. The Doi Saket district hasn’t really been on my radar much. But after this weekend all that changed.

Once a year the city of Yasothon is put on the map for its famous rocket festival. Once the bamboo rockets were made by monks. Now there is a competition in the area for the best and strongest rockets. This event is going on in the countryside as well. The point is to get generous amounts of water for the rice season.

A very historic destination with many interesting places to visit. River Kwai and Kanchanaburi are so much more than a bridge. It is the story of the Death Railway and hardships during the Second World War, all located in a very stunning landscape. Enjoy some nights at a resort by the river and explore the sites.

Night market with South style curries Surat Thani

On your way to Koh Samui? Or just fancy staying in a really charming southern town for some authentic South curries and local life. Give Surat Thani 24 hours of your journey.

Phayao, mountains and lake

Phayao is a kind of forgotten, of the beaten track town. It has a pleasant lake and nice mountain scenery. Enjoy local activities in the park at night.

The reasons for why I started writing and sharing travel tips online. When Covid 19 struck the travel industry I found myself with too much time. So a restart for me when it comes to blogging.