Travel

George Town, Penang: Armenian Street and What I Bought

Armenian Street is George Town’s liveliest street. It’s also the best place to shop. Check out what not to miss and our great souvenirs!

Armenian Street

George Town, Penang: Doing

George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Penang, Malaysia, has lots to see for such a small place. I especially liked the old mansions.

 

George Town, Penang: Sleeping and Eating

We took an unplanned trip to George Town, Penang, Malaysia, where we were delighted to find a great little hotel and a fantastic mix of food.

Looking for a Place to Live in Bangkok

Bangkok is a huge, huge city with lots of options for places to live — add to this the language barrier and finding a place to live can be difficult. Here is some help!

Phuket

Phuket is a popular destination for good reason. We loved zooming around on the motorbike, visiting the Old Town, hanging out on the beach…everything!

Bang Kachao, Bangkok’s Green Lung

Bang Kachao, also known as Bangkok’s Green Lung, is actually an island formed by a sideways U-shaped bend in the Chao Phraya River and a canal at the mouth of the U.

Beach Weekend: Cha-am or Hua Hin?

When you need to escape Bangkok for the beach, skip Cha-am and head straight to the laid-back beach town of Hua Hin on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand.

Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya, the former capital city of the Kingdom of Siam razed by the Burmese in 1767, is close enough to Bangkok for a can’t-miss day trip.

Wat Mahathat

Tips for Getting Around Bangkok

Bangkok is known for its traffic, but with so many ways to get around, you can sometimes avoid it and have an adventure at the same time!

Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is a beautiful mountain escape in northern Thailand. The flight from Bangkok is a little more than an hour, so it’s perfect for a long-weekend visit.

Thailand Top 8

Thailand is a great place to live for a lot of reasons, including low cost of living and great food. Here are a few things I like most about this fascinating country.