When traveling in Asia, sometimes the hotel breakfasts are the best ways to sample local food.
This is what we had at our resort in Prachuap Khiri Khan.Continue reading “Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand”
My first morning in Thailand, how blissful it was to wake up to this symphony of the birds songs and the monks chanting in a temple across the canal.Continue reading “Food Journey to the Gulf of Thailand”
Here are some Christmas lights in LondonContinue reading “Merry Christmas 2022”
My favourite breakfast spot in London is this neighbourhood bakery near my friends place.Continue reading “Christmas at the Selfridges, London”
I just got back from a quick 7-day trip to visit my friend Diana in London. We had tickets for C.P. Taylor’s West End play Good, starring David Tennant, who played my favourite (tenth) doctor of the long-running BBC series Doctor Who.Continue reading “Christmas Lights at Covent Garden, London”
I am going to take a one-post break from writing about our Valencia trip, because, while the weather was nice over the weekend, my friend and I took a hike along the Caminho do Atlântico (GR11) near Lisbon. It was absolutely gorgeous, I thought I would write it down in case anyone is interested in doing this in the future.Continue reading “Hiking the Atlantic Way, Portugal”
Valencia is a walkable city.Continue reading “Valencia, Spain – A Walk”
Late October my friend and I made a short trip to Valencia. We took advantage of the budget airlines from Portugal – i.e. Ryanair and Easyjet – and grabbed a return ticket for €60 each.Continue reading “Valencia, Spain – Arrival”
I came across these pictures from my first trip to Chamonix Mont-Blanc about a decade ago and thought I would share them with you.Continue reading “Aiguille du Midi, France”
On my way back from the Alps, I spent a day in Geneva. With no real agenda in mind – except lunch and dinner – I simply roamed around the city.Continue reading “A Day in Geneva”
From Chamonix, there are several ways to get back to Geneva. Of course the same transportation options apply as described in the How to get there section of my arrival blog. But if you have a day to spare and would like to pack more into your return journey, I recommend a day trip to Annecy – a picturesque lake town in the French Alps. Plus, the cost is almost the same as the non-stop option 😉 If you have the time, that is.Continue reading “Day trip to Annecy, France”
My last day in Chamonix, I had plans to hike Lac Cornu, but decided, last minute, that a change of scenery would be necessary. I took the train to Vallorcine, boarded a liftContinue reading “Hiking: Col de Balme, France”
We arrived at the Oceanogràfic at 10 right when it opened, big mistake! There were people everywhere, waiting to buy tickets, waiting to enter.
Oceanogràfic Valencia is the largest oceanographic aquarium in Europe. Built in the shape of a waterlily, the complex is located at the end of the City of Arts and Sciences. Home to over 500 different species, the aquarium encompasses habitats including wetlands, the Mediterranean, temperate and tropical seas, the Arctic, the Antarctic, islands and the Red Sea.Continue reading “Valencia, Spain – L’Oceanogràfic”