Tag: Thailand

Travel, Travel in Asia

Travel: Seaside heaven at The Sarojin in Khao Lak

Travel is a distant dream in these days of Corona. So today, as a special treat, I’m going to take you far, far away to the beautiful land of Thailand. The second half of my twin-centre journey (which I enjoyed last September) is to the stunning resort that is The Sarojin in Khao Lak just […]

Travel, Travel in Asia

Travel: The Peninsula is paradise in Bangkok

Today is day 25 of my Lockdown. It started in South Africa where we spent 17 days in Cape Town, kind of in limbo, until managing to get seats on a repatriation flight to London on April 14. What an eerie experience that was, through two deserted airports with everyone wearing masks. Now I’m settled […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

The tastiest Thai food at Busaba

Enjoying Thai food at Busaba Today’s rainy summer day started with an amble down Oxford Street. The street of myriad shops, frenzied tourists getting in their retail therapy and streams of London buses slowly making their way. I love a bit of time in Oxford Street, but a word of advice – go in the […]

Hotels, Travel, Travel in Asia, Uncategorized

Where to stay in Phuket: La Flora Resort and Spa in Khaolak

I fell in love with Thailand on my first visit, many years ago and that love affair grows every time I return. It’s very appropriately called the Land of Smiles – there’s always plenty of smiling going on – which is extremely catching. This was my third visit to Phuket (my first to Khaolak), which makes it […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

The taste of Thailand in Covent Garden

I love Thai food, there’s so much variety  and everything’s bursting with flavour. I visit Thailand whenever I get the chance and my favourite part of the trip is trying different dishes every day. I have established some firm favourites over the years. So today I’m delighted to be combining some of my favourite food with […]

Thoughts, Travel, Uncategorized

The joys of 2015: the experiences that made my year

Travel adventures abounded for me in 2015. Yes, I know how fortunate I am. It was a year full of amazing journeys, discovering new countries and revisiting old ones on three continents. Here are some of my favourite bits. March My Blue Train odyssey It’s always been my dream to experience one of the world’s […]