Bangkok, Thailand

Hidden Temple Buddha

Floating Markets, fabulous seafood, vegetables and fruit, the world’s best massages for under $10, Buddhas everywhere – we must be in Bangkok! GETTING THERE I have to be honest, I was nervous about flying to Thailand. Not just about being cramped in a metal tube for hours on end, but because I had never been […]

Khao Lak, Thailand


Hello! My final stop of last month’s trip to Asia was southern Thailand. Natalie and I flew from Singapore to Phuket on Silk Air and then drove an hour north to Khao Lak. This part of Thailand was the hardest hit in the 2004 tsunami, but as you are about to see they’ve rebuilt this […]

Travels Through Bustling Bangkok, Thailand


By: Marcela Swenson Walking into Bradley International Terminal at the Los Angeles airport is always a good feeling because not only does it mean I’m leaving the country, but this time, it meant I was leaving the hemisphere. And … there’s a very special reason to leave the Western world behind: I’m going on my […]