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5 Ways to See Bangkok through the eyes of one of its most famous foreigners

Before Jim Thompson’s name became synonymous with Thai silk, and before we heard Australian medical officer Rowley Richard’s stories from the infamous Burma-Siam railway, there was another foreigner creating history in what was then Siam.

First time to Koh Samui, and it’s just the beginning

Last month I travelled to Koh Samui for business. I may not have had the chance to do what tourists typically do: ride elephants or go diving, but I loved the experiences I could fit in between work. Through my local friends, I started to fall in love with this little island, its clear blue […]

“Jai Yen Yen” in Chiang Mai – Thailand

“Jai Yen Yen” in Thai means “take time, slow down…” The popular saying epitomizes how I felt during my time in Chiang Mai and how I feel each time that I sojourn. For me, travel is more like going and living in a place for a short amount of time. My way of taking a […]

Koh Samui, Thailand

Three months is more than enough time to fully experience a new place, especially a small island such as Koh Samui. My extended stay may not have been a holiday but I had the chance to explore the island from its palm tree-lined beaches to the dense jungle, and along the way create fond memories […]