Guesthouse Review: Wa Lai House, Chiang Mai – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: Wa Lai House Address: 13 Soi 3 Santisuk Road, Huay Kaew, Chiang Mai, Thailand. I stayed at the Wa Lai House in Chiang Mai. I picked it for its location in the Santitham area. This is one of my favourite areas in Chiang Mai, and a good place to stay for seasoned visitors. […]

Guesthouse Review: Palm House, Mae Hong Son – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: Palm House Address: 22/1 Chamnan Sathit Alley, Tambon Chong Kham, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. I stayed at the Palm House in Mae Hong Son, Thailand. I booked it online for its price and location within Mae Hong Son. This was my first time in Mae Hong Son so I didn’t know if there […]

Guesthouse Review: Banana House, Pai – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: Banana House Address: 212 Moo 1, Pai, Thailand. I stayed at the Banana House in Pai, Thailand. When I booked I didn’t know anything about where to stay in Pai so I just booked something that looked close to the town centre. I picked the Banana House for it’s price and location. The […]

Guesthouse Review: Pakinai Guest House, Chiang Mai – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: Pakinai Guest House Address: 173 Rachapakinai Rd, Old City, Chiang Mai, Thailand. I stayed at the Pakinai Guest House in Chiang Mai. There are so many cheap guesthouses in Chiang Mai that it can be hard to pick one from the list. In the end I went with this one for its price […]

Hotel Review: Bangkok Residence, Bangkok – Thailand

Hotel Name: Bangkok Residence Address: 1561/6-8 Soi Petchaburi 41, New Petchaburi Rd, Makkasan, Bangkok, Thailand. I stayed at the Bangkok Residence in Bangkok. I booked it for its location near the Makkasan Airport Railway Link. This is not usually an area I stay in, so I wanted to try out another area. Plus I was […]

Flight Review: Thai Airways – Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok

Flight: Thai Airways TG 551 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Bangkok (BKK) I flew with Thai Airways from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok. There are numerous airlines flying this route, so I compared airlines with Skyscanner to find the best option. At the time of booking the airline options included Thai AirAsia […]

Where I’m At: July, 2018 – Osaka edition

Greetings from Osaka 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 Luang Prabang I ended up spending a week in Luang Prabang, and it turned out to be a productive stay. I was mainly interested in exploring the town, so […]

The re-emergence of Bangkok Chinatown – get there before the metro does

Bangkok Chinatown is one of the largest Chinatowns in the world, and it’s as old as the city itself. Chinatown is at the bottom of Rattanakosin Island, which is the historic part of the city by the Chao Phraya River. Even without the Chinese-themed stores there is a distinct feel to this area compared to […]

Flight Review: VietJet Air – Bangkok (BKK) to Ho Chi Minh City

Flight: VietJet Air VJ 804 From: Bangkok (BKK) To: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) I flew with Vietjet Air from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City. There are several airlines flying this route, with departures leaving throughout the day. I compared flights online with Skyscanner and went with Vietjet Air for the combination of price, […]

S30 Hotel – A budget hotel on Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok

Guesthouse Name: S30 Hotel Address: 1/61 Soi Sukhumvit 30, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Thailand. I stayed at the S30 Hotel in Bangkok. I picked it for its location on Sukhumvit Road, which is one of my preferred areas to stay in Bangkok. I know Sukhumvit Road quite well by now, but I couldn’t place anything I […]