Recent Posts

  • 19 Feb0
    Say “Happy New Year”- three times…

    Say “Happy New Year”- three times…

    Post by chananya

    When you are living in Thailand, you celebrate New Year for three times.

     
  • 12 Feb0
    Pedaling along…

    Pedaling along…

    Post by chananya

    There seems to be a trend: Go sightseeing and keep fit! Now, you can enjoy Bangkok on a bicycle.

     
  • 7 Feb0
    Lives in the Lisu Village

    Lives in the Lisu Village

    Post by chananya

    We were walking past wooden houses, pigs and chickens. The dogs always follow us. Everything was quiet. The only sound I could hear was my footsteps on the dusty ground. Suddenly we stopped and entered a little hut on the side of the street.

     
  • 3 Feb0
    Out of the ordinary/ Part 5

    Out of the ordinary/ Part 5

    Post by chananya

    When people talk about must-see attractions of Thailand, be sure that the Historical Parks at Ayutthaya and Sukothai will almost always be mentioned. But then, there are some places that go rather unheard of…

     
  • 23 Jan0
    Rich Culture & Tradition in Sri Lanka

    Rich Culture & Tradition in Sri Lanka

    Post by chananya

    Sri Lanka, the land of Ceylon tea, is a country where the culture of small communities is still vibrant. Tea planting was introduced to the country between 1815 and 1948 when the country was one of the British Crown colonies. Nowadays, it is one of the leading tea producers in the world. Much of the tea plantations established by the British are still thriving and popular tourist attractions.

     
  • 19 Jan0
    This may “bug” you…

    This may “bug” you…

    Post by chananya

    A few years ago, it became somehow fashionable in Europe to have a chef on boulevard television to fry maggots or grasshoppers, declaring them to be healthy and asking someone from the audience to try these insect dishes. For the eeeeeeeeeeew- effect, you know?! This was only shortly before I found out that these fried insects were already a reality in Thailand

     
  • 13 Jan0
    My place of choice

    My place of choice

    Post by chananya

    I honestly believe that the term “land of endless possibilities” totally fits Thailand, at least when it comes to holidays. Ask 100 people about their favourite place in the “Land of smiles” or their favourite things to do and you may as well get 100 different answers…or more. In my 20+ years in the tourism business, mostly spent in Southeast Asian destinations and most of that being Thailand, I have seen almost every corner of the country.