Trip to Nakhon Sawan

I’m just back from a trip to Nakhon Sawan province. Nakhon Sawan really isn’t a major tourist city in Thailand, probably due to the lack of the irresistibly ‘Thai’ attractions such as white beaches and golden palaces, but it is a major city nonetheless, due to its prime location resting between the central plains and …

Frustrated Japanophilia

There was once this Japanese TV show from a while ago that showed Japanese people coming on a visit to Thailand, where they had a chance to board a Thai train going out into the countryside. Their faces were filled with excitement. Exclaiming with delight, the Japanese tourists seemed to be extremely happy to get …

Trip to Sukhothai

I’m back from an amazing week spent on a school residential trip at Sukhothai! For any of the few readers that I have from outside Thailand, Sukhothai may not be a super-familiar name; situated up north, around 700 years ago it was the first capital city of Thailand.  Last year, the trip I took was …

Noodles, Temples and Cable Cars: A Trip to Hong Kong

I’m just back from a trip to the buzzing metropolis of Hong Kong! It’s not my first trip to Hong Kong- but since my first trips were when I was young, innocent and unable to remember much- this is kinda like a first trip. Hong Kong is an ex-British colony, made up of the Kowloon …