An Introduction to Hua Hin, Thailand

An Introduction to Hua Hin, Thailand

Blessed with an archipelago of 1,430 islands, Thailand emerged to be one of the most breathtaking tourist destinations in the world. From spectacular beaches, striking sceneries, delectable cuisine, awe-inspiring temples, vibrant town to rich culture and history, The Land of Smiles undoubtedly brings sheer delight and provides a unique experience to its … Read more

When is the Best Time to Visit the Maldives

  The Maldives is becoming an increasingly popular destination for many travelers. Honeymooners flock there by the droves, lured by the peaceful atmosphere and gorgeous landscapes. Tourists also make plans to visit the beaches and take Maldives tours again and again. However, even the most exciting travel plan can go awry when … Read more

5 Backpacker-friendly Indian Cities

jaipur city

Traveling through India can be an unforgettable experience. From its rich cultural heritage, and deeply-rooted religious traditions, to mouthwatering street food, India has a distinct raw and exotic flair to it. “But why go backpacking through it?”, you ask, “why not just get a tour package?” Good question. Two answers. Backpacking is … Read more

Mt. Elbrus: Climbing Europe’s Watchtower

Mt. Elbrus: Climbing Europe’s Watchtower

Traveling to Russia has always been on one of my lists of places to see.  I was even more motivated to visit when I heard that it was home to the tallest peak in Europe, Mt. Elbrus.  The guide service that I chose, International Mountain Guides (IMG), had a two-week program available … Read more

Where To Buy English Language Books In Hua Hin

Asia Books at Market Village Hua Hin

For a small city Hua Hin has a surprisingly large number of places where you can buy English language books. We’ve managed to find two places where you can buy new books and two places where you can buy secondhand books. At both the secondhand bookshops you can also exchange books for … Read more

Tamarind Market Hua Hin

Tamarind Market Hua Hin

Last time we visited Hua Hin a few years ago, Cicada Market was the premier weekend market, so we were interested to find out what the new Tamarind Market was like, as it’s located right next door. Like its neighbor, Tamarind Market is also only open on weekends, although it’s open for one … Read more

Vegan & Vegetarian Food At 7-Eleven Thailand

Vegan Gluten Ball Curry

Thai people love 7-Eleven and in most big cities you will see them at numerous locations. When we lived in Bangkok we had around ten of them within a 10-minute walk of our condo. At first glance, it doesn’t seem like there is much there for vegans and vegetarians except for the … Read more

Supermarkets In Hua Hin

Tesco Lotus Market Village Hua Hin

If you’re only in Hua Hin for a short time you may not realize what a wide range of supermarkets it has. But now that we’ve been here for a couple of months we’ve discovered everything that’s available. That means high-end places like Gourmet Market to less well-known places such as Golden … Read more

Suan Son Pradiphat Army Beach, Hua Hin

Suan Son Pradiphat

Suan Son Pradiphat is a resort that’s owned by the Royal Thai Army but is open to the public. It’s a bit of a hidden treasure that mainly Thai people seem to know about. We discovered it by accident while visiting the nearby Rajabhakti Park. There isn’t anything to see from the … Read more

Rajabhakti Park Hua Hin

Rajabhakti Park Hua Hin

Rajabhakti Park was opened in September 2015 and is well known all over Thailand as the park that has giant bronze statues of seven Thai kings. The average height of the statues is 13.9 meters. It’s only when you walk up to them that you get a real sense of the size … Read more