Hua Hin: from Royal resort town to Scandinavian getaway.

Just three hours south of Bangkok, Hua Hin has been the resort residence of Thai royalty for decades.  With the arrival of the Hilton in the 90s, Hua Hin began to attract mass tourism from Europe and China, and with it, the inevitable  building boom dedicated to bringing in package tours. Condos, high-rise hotels and … More Hua Hin: from Royal resort town to Scandinavian getaway.

From riverboats to back alleys – discovering old Bangkok

Since we had just four days in Bangkok, we decided to stay in the historic area and concentrate on seeing the temples, the old shopfronts and the river and canals. Travelling by boat in Bangkok is highly entertaining, and in some cases, the only way to arrive at a destination. The Chao Phraya river is … More From riverboats to back alleys – discovering old Bangkok

“If we sold our house and our stuff, what do we own that we could not part with?”

“If we sold our house and our stuff, what do we own that we could not part with?” This was the question we asked ourselves frequently before we took the plunge and became “unhoused.” This was a question we realized could only be answered in stages. Much like anxious hoarders who are advised by decluttering … More “If we sold our house and our stuff, what do we own that we could not part with?”