What is the definition of home? (2015 edition)

Published in: How to live overseas |
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Defining “home” This is not an easy thing to write. By its very subjective and relative nature such a definition cannot be captured in one short article. A book might do it. But I would imagine it would equally be condemned by the majority of its readership for being one-sided or at the very least for unbalanced impartial… Continue reading more »

Nepal in two weeks: planning a visit with a 14 day itinerary

Published in: Nepal | July 29th, 2015
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Can you have a great time in Nepal with only two weeks? Long trips to Nepal are the best way to get the most from this great country. However this is not always possible with today’s working lifestyle. I’ve already written a popular one week itinerary for Nepal. However, if you have 14 days you’ll fit twice… Continue reading more »

Sukhothai temples at night

Published in: Thailand | July 15th, 2015
Sukothai Temples at night, Thailand

Visiting Sukhothai Historical Park at Night Most people only think about visiting Sukhothai Historical park during the day. I highly recommend you try to visit it at night when it is lit up beautifully. One of the reasons very few people visit Sukhothai historical park at night is that there’s very little information about it… Continue reading more »

Beef in gravy Thai style

Published in: Thai food | July 8th, 2015
Beef in gravy Thai Style

Give Thai beef and gravy a try! I’m a big beef fan but not much of a beef and gravy fan. It’s also never been something that I’ve found done well in Asia. Usually beef in gravy has been thinly sliced bits of beef in a gelatinous sauce. I decided to give Thailand’s beef and… Continue reading more »

Wat Sra Sri & the lesser known temples of Sukhothai Historial Park

Published in: Thailand | July 1st, 2015
Wat on Khao, Sukhothai, Thailand

Unknown & lesser visited temples of Sukhothai Historical Park Most of the big impressive temples have already been covered in my guide to Sukhothai Historical Park. They are all really worth visiting as obligatory – must sees. But what of the others that you’ll walk by on the way? Those large brick chedi’s, broken wats… Continue reading more »

Thai food: Sukhothai Noodles

Published in: Thai food | June 24th, 2015
Sukhothai Noodles from Thailand

Sukhothai’s own dish is very much worth a try Also called “kuaytiaw Sukhothai” or “kwit-teow Sukhothai” this dish is Sukhothai’s own speciality noodle dish. It’s spicy sour and meaty. There are however several variation on this dish. Nearly every restaurant in Sukhothai I went into had a different take on it. However the base ingredients remain the same. Noodles.… Continue reading more »

Wat Sa Si, Sukhothoi, Thailand

Published in: Thailand | June 17th, 2015
Wat Sa Si, Sukhothoi, Thailand

Wat Sa Si is one of three not to be missed temples After Wat Mahathat and Wat Si Chum it’s easy to place Wat Sa Si as the third “must see” temple in Sukhothai Historical Park. Set on two small moat islands it looks great close up and from a distance across the water. It’s nickname… Continue reading more »

Thai food: Spicy pork in glass Noodles

Published in: Thai food | June 10th, 2015
Spicy pork in glass noodles in Thailand

Spicy Pork with glass noodles is a great choice when visiting Thailand The word “spicy” and Thailand usually has me wincing at many a sadistic hawker lady. I like spicy but Thai spicy often means not getting to enjoy many of the other flavors in a Thai meal. I rather think one of the enjoyable… Continue reading more »

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