Flight Review: AirAsia – Luang Prabang to Bangkok

Flight: AirAsia FD 1031 From: Luang Prabang (LPQ) To: Bangkok (DMK) I flew with AirAsia from Luang Prabang to Bangkok. I booked it after comparing flights with Skyscanner. This was the return leg of my Luang Prabang trip, and AirAsia was the cheapest option again. Luang Prabang airport is close to the city centre, and […]

Where I’m At: June, 2018 – Luang Prabang edition

Greetings from Luang Prabang and another edition of Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to and general site news. Where I’ve Been Saigon The month began in home-base Saigon, where I have a solid work-life routine. I have a fair bit of travel coming up over the next few months […]

Flight Review: AirAsia – Bangkok to Luang Prabang

Flight: AirAsia FD 1030 From: Bangkok (DMK) To: Luang Prabang (LPQ) I flew with AirAsia from Bangkok to Luang Prabang. I booked it after comparing flights with Skyscanner, and AirAsia was the cheapest option. For this trip I was going to Luang Prabang to see the construction of the China-Laos railway as part of the […]

La Locanda review – A budget guesthouse in the Bangkok Chinatown area

Guesthouse Name: La Locanda Address: Soi Phantha Chit 2 40/42, Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand. I stayed at La Locanda in Bangkok. I booked online and selected the guesthouse for its location near Hua Lamphong Station and Chinatown. It took me seven minutes to walk to the guesthouse from the Hua Lamphong MRT, and it’s close to […]

Flight Review: Jetstar Pacific – Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok

Flight: Jetstar Pacific BL 663 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Bangkok (BKK) I flew with Jetstar Pacific from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok. I compared flights with Skyscanner as there are numerous options on this route. Ultimately I was looking for a cheap flight for a midday flight to BKK (not DMK) […]

Where I’m At: March, 2018 – Saigon edition

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Saigon! I spent the whole month of February on the the road, with the first and last day of the month bookended by flights at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. I have kept a […]

Flight Review: Thai Airways – Bangkok to Dhaka

Flight: Thai Airways TG 321 From: Bangkok (BKK) To: Dhaka (DAC) I flew with Thai Airways from Bangkok to Dhaka. I compared flights with Skyscanner but I couldn’t find anything in a reasonable price range so I used United points to book this. I’ve flown with Thai Airways a few times now, and my last […]

Guesthouse Review: Big Orange Localstay@Siam, Bangkok – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: Big Orange Localstay@Siam Address: 374 Petchaburi 12/2, Rachathewi, Siam, Bangkok, Thailand. I stayed at Big Orange Localstay@Siam in Bangkok. I booked it for its price and location near Rachathewi BTS, which is also walkable to Siam Square. The rate was 540 Thai Baht ($17.27 USD). This is one of my preferred areas to […]

Flight Review: AirAsia – Macau – Bangkok (Fly-Thru) – Ho Chi Minh City

Flight: Thai AirAsia FD 761 From: Macau (MFM) To: Bangkok (DMK) Flight: Thai AirAsia FD 654 From: Bangkok (DMK) To: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) I flew with AirAsia from Macau to Ho Chi Minh City (via Bangkok). I flew as a guest of AirAsia to cover the Macau Tower Crazy Jump. AirAsia is a […]

Flight Review: AirAsia – Hanoi – Bangkok (Fly-Thru) – Macau

Flight: Thai AirAsia FD 643 From: Hanoi (HAN) To: Bangkok (DMK) Flight: Thai AirAsia FD 764 From: Bangkok (DMK) To: Macau (MFM) I flew with AirAsia from Hanoi to Macau, via Bangkok. I was a guest of AirAsia, who were holding a media event in Macau for the Macau Tower Crazy Jump. Being based in […]