Travel prospects for 2021

Post-Covid-19 travel trends Passengers head to the train station at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. 2020 had been painfully life-changing for everything and everyone in the whole world and the travel industry is just one of those that was hit the hardest. Regular travelers have hunkered down for most…

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And more hotel tales

Time froze, and from my upside-down view, I saw a guy staring at me with his key suspended in his hand and his mouth hanging open in total shock. Everyone has hotel stories to tell, and they all vary from funny to embarrassing to unforgettable. I was staying in a hotel…

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Tuk-tuk: Your Bangkok “ride of a lifetime”

    Do you remember that Visa card commercial back in 2002 where James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) rented a tuk-tuk, those sputtering three-wheeled open-air taxis to cut through the traffic and catch up with his date Zhang Ziyi in Bangkok and how the tuk-tuk collapsed to the ground from fatigue? I…

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My favorite travel Apps

Travel apps prove most helpful when you are travelling. Here are my top four most used travel Apps. If you don't have any of these already, don't forget to download them before your next trip.   Google maps Google Maps is my ‘bestest’ of best friends in travelling to anywhere, even…

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My travel tripods

Tripods. It's those bulky thingies with three legs and a revolving head. Who needs them while traveling? If you're taking photos and videos and want your shots to be better, you do. You definitely do. Yeah I know the hassle and the weight they add to your luggage, but the extra…

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A Charm called Chiang Mai

IN the northernmost part of Thailand is Chiang Mai, a city that caught my heart and became my instant favorite the first time I saw it from an airplane window.Chiang Mai is a far cry from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. It is small and laid-back but packed with everything—from…

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Twin peaks of Saint Lucia

THE famous twin peaks of Saint Lucia—the Piton mountains is the first landmark you can see when you approach the Castries port in this eastern Caribbean island. I was excited to finally check off this island from my bucket list after I joined a group tour a few months ago.Fast forward,…

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