How to get a visa for Myanmar in Bangkok? (2018 info)

Getting visa for Myanmar in Bangkok: Updated mid-2018. A lot of people think getting a visa while abroad is a hassle. Not in this case. Getting your visa for Myanmar will take about an hour of your time and you can even get it done on the same day if you must. Why we chose Bangkok to apply for a …

Hintok River Camp: Glamping in Thailand

HINTOK RIVER CAMP feature

My adventure with glamping began last month in Kanchanaburi (Thailand), as Hintok River Camp at Hellfire Pass was the first glamping spot I ever stayed at. The truth is, I wasn’t fully aware of what glamping was only until recently. ‘I’m going glamping with my sister, I really can’t wait,’ a colleague from work said enthusiastically to me a couple …

Floating Jungle Raft Hotel: A Must-Stay in Kanchanaburi

jungle raft hotel feature

For a long time, I thought jungle raft hotels were something you only see on these Buzzfeed Facebook clips. “The Coolest Hotels in the World (that you’ll never be able to afford.” “Spend a night at this amazing hotel floating on the river.” It just doesn’t sound real, does it? It’s a fantasy. And then I actually stayed in one …

Solitaire Bangkok Hotel: Luxury in Sukhumvit (review)

Let me just start by saying that both Greg and I, we like a little bit of luxury from time to time. We do tend to, however, travel through rough, off the beaten path kind of places that don’t necessarily offer high-end conditions, so when an opportunity comes along, we like to take it. And that was the case with …

The Swan Burmese Cuisine: A Must Try in Chiang Mai

The Swan Burmese Cuisine Restaurant Review Feature Photo

The Swan Burmese Cuisine in Chiang Mai was recommended to us by a couple of people we met during our stay in the area. Having not tried Burmese cuisine before, we were both curious as to what it had to offer and a restaurant with such stellar reviews on TripAdvisor and so close to the border with Myanmar seemed like …

Tasty Thailand: Street Food Memories (with mouth-watering photos!)

Tasty Thailand: Street Food Memories

It’s been almost a year since our last visit to Thailand. And I have to admit, missing Thai street food is the worst thing for me. Because missing Thailand is not about the beaches, it’s not about the weather, it’s not about the smiles of lovely Thai people. It’s all about that smell of fried chilies, of fish sauce, of …