First Impressions

It started in this guesthouse, my fondness for Mandalay, where we were greeted with grace and elegance. The tastefully built B&B has three floors of spacious rooms and a dining area on the roof deck. Once owned by the mama, Wyn and wife, Sue, now run the place. With her immaculate English and years of … Continue reading First Impressions

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Mingalaba

I approached the guy holding a sign with my name on it. “Mingalaba (hello),” he greeted and then led us to a Toyota Corolla. The first thing I noticed (aside from it being an old car) was the right-hand steering driving on the right-hand side of the road. Before we even reached the guesthouse, I … Continue reading Mingalaba

Ubud

I’ll drop everything and hop on a flight with you just at the mention of the word. Ubud is one of the places I go to recharge (read my old post on Ubud here). The cultural heartland of Bali, surrounded by rice fields and lush greenery, is my place of rest and inspiration. It’s a … Continue reading Ubud

Hanoi’s Charm

One reason I love Hanoi is this stunning lake. Serene, spellbinding, and picture-perfect – makes for a pleasant walk, and you will definitely walk by it more than once a day.  And because the Old Quarter surrounds it, it is a good reference point when navigating the city. Hoan Kiem Lake is the heart of … Continue reading Hanoi’s Charm