The 762 Curves to Pai

After having had to cancel my “Ha Giang Loop by Bicycle” adventure I had planned with Justin (he did the planning whereas I tried my best to throw rocks at his plans…I remember him saying[…]

By Boat to Bangkok Chinatown

Every once in a while when I researched how to get to places in Bangkok using Google Maps, ferries came up as an option. I initially hesitated taking those routes, preferring buses and the metro, and sometimes[…]

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The Grand Palace in Bangkok: A World of Gold

After having Wat Arun almost all to myself by getting up early and being at the gates when the doors open, I thought I’d do the same for my visit of what is undoubtedly one[…]

Bangkok Skyline

Bangkok is not a particularly photogenic city (or maybe I’m spoiled from Budapest), not unless you go up… way up…to enjoy the stunning Bangkok skyline! Online I had read that rooftop bars are quite in[…]

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Temple of Dawn: Exploring a Mysterious World

Wat Arun: The Temple of Dawn in the Sunrise Even though Wat Arun, one of the most famous temples in Bangkok, is called “Temple of Dawn”, it is known for being quite beautiful at sunrise[…]

First Pictures from Bangkok

First time Bangkok, first time Thailand, first time South-East-Asia… so many firsts! Arriving at a new place is interesting and intimidating at the same time. Will it be safe? Will I like it? Will I[…]

South-East-Asia: Let the Adventure Begin!

Another phase of the adventure that is my life is about to begin: South-East-Asia! It’s time to turn my back on the European winter and spend what’s left of it in warmer climates. Tomorrow morning[…]