• Vietnam Travel
    Asia

    Vietnam Travel

    If you have not visited, then please add Vietnam travel to your bucket list and that recommendation applies regardless of whether you will be travelling backpack budget or in four-star style. Vietnam travel has something for all tastes, pockets and ages. I’ve been lucky enough to visit and work in Vietnam on 3 different occasions, the first time was in 2000 the same year that Bill Clinton visited Ho Chi Minh City, the last time was in 2016. Influenced by its geography, it has land borders with China in the north, Laos PDR to the east and Cambodia in the south. During its history it has had, occupation by the…

  • Asia

    Bangkok Past & Present

    I first came to Bangkok, Thailand in 1982, and I’m back here now in 2020. Although a lot has changed in my life over the intervening years my love for Thailand and its wonderful people has remained constant. Writing this post has been a real “walk down memory lane” for me and I hope you enjoy reading it, as much as I did writing it. I also truly hope this post inspires you to visit Bangkok soon. Bangkok the capital of Thailand (the ‘Land of Smiles) is known as the “City of Angels”. As a city, Bangkok, which sits astride the Chaophrya River, is a town planners’ nightmare with privately…

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