Best Laid Plans …

As an Australian, I take it for granted that I can travel anywhere in the world that tickles my fancy. Sure, I might need to get a visa. But.

6 years ago

Bum Conundrum

Chiang Mai’s wats are funny old places. Many of the riverfront wats have kayaks for hire. Most have an assortment of lounging cats and dogs. As you can see,.

6 years ago

Wat Umong, Chiang Mai’s Adventure Temple

Wat Umong has got to be the best boy’s own and girl’s own adventure temple in Chiang Mai. It’s got everything an adventurous kid could want – tunnels, jungle,.

6 years ago

Tooth Bomb

The time bomb in my mouth finally exploded. For more than 20 years I’d been warned this could happen and urged to take action. But for more than 20.

6 years ago

Chiang Mai Night Walking Markets

Living outside the main tourist area of Chiang Mai, we sometimes forget just how many visitors there are in town. The Saturday and Sunday night walking markets are a.

6 years ago

Nanny No-Show

Our beloved Super-Nanny didn’t turn up for work on Thursday. She didn’t answer her phone or respond to my texts. She didn’t turn up for work on Friday. She.

6 years ago

The Great Century Egg Experiment

Thai markets are a kaleidoscope of colours, from plasticware to vegetables to eggs. I’ve been wondering about the pink eggs ever since our first trip to a market in.

6 years ago

Family Fun In Lamphun

We should have taken the scenic route to Lamphun, the old tree-lined highway that we’ve followed as far as Saraphi, marveling at the massive ribbon-wrapped trunks. Route 106, the.

6 years ago