Back in Bangkok...a mess of sweaty, humid love and energy! Smells wafting at me every which way...potent durians, pollution, toothy grins , flip flops and worn crow's feet among the locals...I couldn't be happier to be lost in this contaminated, sparkling (a grimy glitter, if you know what I mean) urban circus. We landed after [...]

Good Morning Vietnam!

So next stop on the trip was Hanoi, Vietnam. We arrived uneventfully via Vietnam Airlines (a nice experience, and although they are Skyteam unfortunately you can't get Skymiles for flying them, boo) and there was a driver waiting for us to take us to our hotel, about an hour ride. Since it was evening, we [...]

Spain’s Most Beautiful Beach!

I know I may be biased but after visiting the following beach areas of Cadiz, Barcelona, Malaga, Alicante, Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Fuerteventura, I have a very clear winner. I have finally decided that the most gorgeous beach I have seen while here is El Cotillo in Fuerteventura.  The beach has several lagoons and beautiful white [...]

Travel Destination: Fuerteventura

If you are looking for a relaxed, beachside holiday Fuerteventura is the perfect spot. It's got amazing weather all year around and it's cheap and easily accessible from Madrid by direct flight and from many other cities in Europe. Fuerteventura is one of the seven Canary Islands and is often known for its Sahara like [...]

Lisbon: Treats and Eats

When eating in Lisbon, you must eat bacalhau, or codfish. It's the specialty of Portugal. And of course, Port wine. Some restaurant highlights below: 1. Jardin de Graca This restaurant is no frills but yummy and low-priced food.  Located in the Alfama district, you´ll find a family owned place that serves hearty portions with delicious [...]