A Visit to Ban Don Kai Dee, the Benjarong Village of Thailand


Drawing and painting don’t come naturally to me. In school, my teachers would not fail me in drawing because I was good at other subjects! Even today I can hardly draw a straight line with a scale. However, on my trips, I often end up in experiential crafts set up. Truth be told, such events … Read more

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Royal Muang Samui Villas, Koh Samui


Chhavi and I took a short break in Koh Samui, Thailand as soon as her summer vacations started. We stayed at the Royal Muang Samui Villas. We are really thankful to TAT New Delhi and the property for hosting us with such care. This was my 11th visit to Thailand and the first for Chhavi.¬†We … Read more

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Visa on Arrival at Koh Samui on Indian Passport


Thailand is my most visited country, I have been there 11 times as I write this. On all my previous trips, my point of entry was Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok. And if you enter from Bangkok, that is where you get your visa on arrival for Thailand. However, on the most recent trip my daughter, Chhavi and … Read more

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Dusit Thani Hua Hin- A Fabulous Stay


When I came out of my Dusit Suite 222 I told the staff, it such a beautiful room, you have to drag me out of it! I had a stupendous view of the Gulf of Thailand both from the living room and the bed room! Alas I stayed there only for one night! I certainly … Read more

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Photography Tips for Maeklong Railway Market Near Bangkok


I have been lucky to visit the Maeklong Railway Market near Bangkok twice, the first time in 2016 and then in 2018. I was not too thrilled with my photos on the first trip. But the second time around I was better prepared. So, this post is about photography tips for Maeklong Railway Market near … Read more

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