Tiger Temple

Best of Kanchanaburi Tiger Temple A visit to the Tiger Temple in the Kanchanaburi province of Thailand is a surrealistic experience and controversial. Getting close up and personal with a tiger is once in a life time adventure. History The Tiger Temple was founded in 1994 as a forest temple and sanctuary for wild, Read More

Dakar, Senegal

First Day: Wrong Hotel and Still No Cash… Revamping some old stories from West Africa, with a hint of nostalgia and wanderlust. The African adventure happened in 2010/2011, after my Asia and Indochina tour.  Africa is expensive and now I am relying on a volunteer nurse for one week-long trip to Dakar, Senegal, after spending, Read More

Banjul, The Gambia

Revamping some old stories from West Africa, with a hint of nostalgia and wanderlust. The African adventure happened in 2010/2011, after my Asia and Indochina tour.  After a short break in Bangkok coming from Cambodia, I started my long trip to West Africa: 40 hours! The Flight Bangkok to Cairo: 10 hours, Cairo to Lagos, Read More

Geylang Singapore

Geylang is part two from the “Let’s Go to Singapore!” series, after a short introduction to the Lion City. The Red Light District From Changi airport I took the MRT train to the “Aljunied” station where I was welcomed by 14 CCTV cameras! My two stars “Fragrance Hotel Ruby” is located in the middle, Read More

Kathmandu, Nepal

Namaste! I visited Nepal in 2010 and I felt in love right away with this beautiful country. It is very sad to see the destructions of the April 2015 Nepal earthquake, not only on the human scale (8,800 people dead and more than 23,000 injured), but also in the destruction of UNESCO World Heritage, Read More

Koh Chang Island

It took me a while to decide about the name of the post. What is ‘Porn Bungalow’? And what is ‘Porn Resort’? Depending from where you are coming from, the word “porn” may have different connotations. And now, that I’ve awakened your curiosity, let’s solve the mystery!

Worms, Insects, Bugs and Frogs

Finally I did it! From a large variety of insects, worms, frogs, bugs and other alien looking creatures I tried three varieties here in Bangkok, under my own will and being in the right state of mind: fried frogs, bamboo and wood worms! A certain quantity of Hong Thong (Thai spirits) helps. Read the tasting, Read More

Taipei, Taiwan

By Xue Feng Or Why I travel? First of all, let me give a big sigh. This is the fifth time I re-write the opening paragraph. I’d blame on my fever I just got as a souvenir in this not-so-cold season in Beijing. I just flew back from Seoul, a city full of crazy, Read More

Bangkok street photography

Bangkok street photography: city, people, faith, food, night life and fun photos with a story. Black and Red Bangkok at night reminds me of the “Sin City” neo-noir movie without the violence: the suspended highways right through the city, the sound of sirens, the strange-looking skyscrapers with a hint of gothic, the shanty places,, Read More

Cuba Travel Tips

Safety The Taxi Trick A Hemingway for Every Bar The Milk Scam and a Story Cigars from Toilet Paper and Banana Leaves An Adventure with ‘Mary Jay’ Politics Save With an All-Inclusive Package and Still Have Your Freedom A Military Base in Ruins, Is Still a Military Base CUC, CUP & US $