Ao Nang beach in Krabi

Krabi has an enviable position as a southern province on Thailand's Andaman seaboard with one of the country's oldest histories. Tourism is quite lively here, even in the off season (the rainy reason), which is just about to end now, thankfully. There are several beaches in town including Ao Nang, Ao Phra Nang and even... Continue Reading →

The Waibaidu Bridge – A Longstanding Heritage to Old Shanghai

When in Shanghai, one must check out the  Waibaidu Bridge ( 外白渡桥) at the foot of the Suzhou Creek. This bridge, also referred to as the Garden Bridge in Shanghai, is not only the first all-steel bridge in China but also the oldest surviving bridge of its kind. With its location adjacent to the bund, it's only... Continue Reading →

Taiwan: Settling In

First Impressions: As my plane landed at TPE airport in Taoyuan, I was excited at the possibilities that awaited me here in Taiwan. I was greeted outside the arrivals by a pre-arranged pickup, and to my surprise he drove a black Saloon; a current model Camry if I recall correctly. I was a little surprised... Continue Reading →

Thailand: Land of smiles

Thailand: Land of smiles; cheap food and crazy tuk-tuks After my excited time in Tokyo, and about 51/2 hour flight I was now at the very sweet looking Suvarnabhumi Airport and its about midnight. After dodging the sketchy taxi services and 'limousines' offering their services (these are everywhere in Thailand btw, so if you're there... Continue Reading →

Akihabara: Welcome home master

My favorite part of Tokyo has to Akihabara, its a destination not to be missed by anyone thats wants to experience modern day Japan in all its glory. The trip starts right at the Akihabara station, where you come out to Akiba City; a glorious monstrosity on 6 floors with everything electronic you can think... Continue Reading →

Adrift in Tokyo (Edo)

The first post in my Blog will be about the First night in Tokyo - without a doubt one that wont soon be forgotten. Now this must be a first, but the flight really arrived 30 minutes  earlier than scheduled ! I knew the Japanese were efficient, and as they say if your early, you... Continue Reading →

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