Thailand: All ‘s Well That Ends Well

Thailand, Hua Hin, travelogue: All is well that ends well as travel writer finds his glasses after thinking that they have been lost.

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Greetings from Thailand!

Sa wa dee krap! Greetings from Thailand. Just as the birds have flown south for the winter, I have flown west. I boarded a flight Saturday evening, heading for Thailand, where I will spend the next four weeks. I've got some exciting things lined up for the first two weeks and still haven't finalized my …

Go to Goa

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Incredible India Goa is India's smallest state, but it is also one of the country's most interesting travel destinations. There are Portuguese and Hindu heritage sites. excellent shopping, great nightlife, and excellent beach. Check Goa's best beachfront hotels. Portuguese navigator Alfonso de Albuquerque captured the Indian territory of Goa in 1510, turning it into an …

Where to Spend Chinese New Year

Based on the Lunar Calendar, Chinese New Year can fall between late January and mid-February ā€“ it varies from year to year. This year is unique because Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day coincide. To celebrate this rare coincidence, the Ayana Resort and Spa in Bali is offering a special package. From now until the …

Galicia: the Way of St James

The Way of St James was the route followed by Christian pilgrims in ancient times from Central Europe to the tomb of the Apostle of St James, or Santiago, at Santiago de Compostela, which is located in Northwestern Spain. The pilgrimage was initiated upon the discovery of the Aposle's tomb in 813. It has been …

Taipei Night Markets

The Chinese food served up in Taipei runs the gamut from extravagantly presented haute cuisine fit for an emperor to snacks targeted at the teeming masses. And interestingly enough, some of the tastiest morsels in town are not to be found in the elegant surroundings of five-star dining rooms, but rather in the unpretentious road-side …