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.
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 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 […]
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 […]