Posts Tagged ‘Thailand’

Postcard from Bangkok: Chinese New Year

Postcard from Bangkok: Chinese New Year

Bangkok could not be more different than Luang Prabang. It’s big, busy and noisy. The streets are packed, even at 5am in the morning, and it has a lot of traffic. But the city has an energy which really draws you in. My visit has coincided with the Chinese New Year, a celebration as importance […]


Postcard from Chiang Mai

Postcard from Chiang Mai

I’m in Chiang Mai, Thailand’s unofficial “capital of the north”. It’s a fitting place to start my first visit to South East Asia. The city has a very laid-back and friendly feel to it and is very easy to get around, despite having the second largest population in Thailand. It also has an interesting mix […]