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 […]

The train that will transform Nakhon Ratchasima

Nakhon Ratchasima (AKA Korat) is the gateway city to the Isaan region of Thailand. Depending on which list you read, Korat is either the biggest city in Thailand after greater Bangkok, or in the top 5. Either way, it’s about the same size as Chiang Mai. Seeing Korat on the map I couldn’t help but […]

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 […]

Guesthouse Review: Baan Are Gong Riverside Homestay, Ayutthaya – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: Baan Are Gong Riverside Homestay Address: 48 Moo.10 Tambon Kramang, Ayutthaya Riverside, Ayutthaya, Thailand I stayed at Baan Are Gong Riverside Homestay in Ayutthaya, Thailand. I booked it for its proximity to the train station and its price. The room was 570.79 THB ($18.24 USD) for one night. The train station in Ayutthaya […]