An Ode to Kulhad Wali Chai in Indrapuram


I have said this before, I am a tea lover. But if there is something better than chai it is kulhad wali chai. On a recent trip to Thailand a mate asked if I missed home food on my trips? I told her more than food I miss ghar ki chai! There is something about … Read more

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Old Town Chanthaboon and the Waterfront in Chathaburi, Thailand


One night is not enough in Chanthaburi. I was invited to Chanthaburi by Tourism Authority of Thailand on a post TBEX Asia 2015 FAM trip. We stayed in the Old Town Chanthaboon. It right by the Chathaburi River. The town is supposed to be 300 years old, prominent in the time of King Narai (1665-1688). … Read more

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Of Cruises, Dresses, Shopping and Tummies in Bangkok


Story I I started wearing dresses in my forties. I too busy to pay any attention to what I was wearing before that! Busy with what, that I don’t know. It is not that I pay a lot of attention to what I wear even now! But when I entered my forties I decided I … Read more

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Popular Island Tours in Krabi, Thailand


Island hopping is the most popular activity in Krabi! There are two popular island tours in Krabi, the Phi Phi Island Tour and the Four Island Tour. I have now done both plus I have hopped over to Hong Island in a private speed boat. I love the beautiful islands of Krabi by the Andaman … Read more

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Holiday in South Goa with Kids


Holiday in South Goa with Kids was a fabulous experience! If you read this blog you know my kids are known as double trouble! Chhavi is my daughter and Vasu is my niece. Together they become double trouble. They have been to Hong Kong before Goa. While I was alone with them in Hong Kong, … Read more

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Discovering Thainess at Wat Benchamabophit the Marble Temple at Bangkok


This was my seventh trip to Bangkok but first to Wat Benchamabophit the Marble Temple at Bangkok. I noticed the Italian marble walls only when the guide pointed it out. My attention was captured by the ornate roof of the temple! It is also known as the temple of the walking Buddha. People usually do Reclining … Read more

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Parasailing for Kids in Goa


When we went on a family vacation, parasailing for kids in Goa was never on the agenda. But they managed to put it there soon and were done with it too! We finally managed to take a family vacation to South Goa this November. We all travel a lot, my husband does, so do I! … Read more

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Tourist Places in Chanthaburi Thailand


Even though I spent just one night in Chanthaburi I did a lot with my group. I was invited to Chanthaburi by Tourism Authority of Thailand as a post TBEX Asia 2015 FAM trip. I would love to spend more time both at Rayong and Chanthaburi, I did check out many tourist places in Chanthaburi … Read more

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Tourist Attractions in Rayong, Thailand


I visited Rayong and Chanthaburi post TBEX Asia 2015 FAM trip in Thailand. I was invited by Tourism Authority of Thailand for this trip. I was biased towards Rayong before I went but post trip, it is difficult to pick up a favorite. I spent just one night in Rayong but I managed to visit … Read more

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Baan Chansamut Homestay in Rayong


I got the first glimpse of my room at Baan Chansamut Homestay in Rayong late in the evening. I was sold out on it immediately. I had a large and clean room to myself. Other than a double bed, there was a bed in the loft. The room was air-conditioned. The bathroom was small but … Read more

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