Eze and the unforgettable toilet

Eze and the unforgettable toilet

Walt Disney and I have one thing in common: we both love Eze in France. I fell in love with it at first glance, the moment I held my chin high to spot the medieval town that’s perched on a hilltop. Eze, also called Eagle’s nest because of its location, has a...
Prince’s Palace of Monaco

Prince’s Palace of Monaco

It was late in the afternoon when we came to the hilltop where the Prince’s Palace of Monaco is perched. We only had less than two hours to roam the area because the shops and other establishments were closing for the day. Pity, because I liked this area more...
Nice the Beautiful

Nice the Beautiful

Nice is the second most popular French city after Paris. Nice is also called Nice la belle, which means Nice the Beautiful. A deserving name for a beautiful city. These were the places we’ve been at in Nice: 1. Castle Hill  2. Promenade du Paillon 3. Promenade...
Beggars created seaside walkway

Beggars created seaside walkway

Nice in France became popular in the 18th century when upper class Englishmen came to the place to avoid winter. It became a place of relaxation and climate therapy. While we were sitting by the beach restaurant sipping our cocktail drinks at Opera Place and our...
Missed the castle on Castle Hill

Missed the castle on Castle Hill

On our second day in Nice, France, we decided to see Castle Hill, popular for its view of the beachside city. We started out early morning, taking the tram from Place Massena to the Old Town Area. Then we walked all the way up the hill. Yup, and my six-year old...
Enjoyed Promenade du Paillon

Enjoyed Promenade du Paillon

We went to the coastline French Riviera on Easter week 2014. The Riviera is popular – the place boasts of 300 days of sunshine per year! Our base was in Nice, France. A city that was once Italian. We loved it, the atmosphere, the parks and the sea. The moment we...
Siam Niramit – a feast for the eyes

Siam Niramit – a feast for the eyes

Bangkok Post review described the cultural show Siam Niramit as a feast for the eyes. I totally agree. Siam Niramit is a fantastic cultural performance which has achieved international standard. It’s world class. We paid around 1800 baht per person for a buffet...
Jim Thompson house, an oasis

Jim Thompson house, an oasis

It’s hot in Bangkok! And a visit to the museum Jim Thompson house felt like a relief from the hustle and bustle and the heat of the city. It’s a nice old house that displays southeast asian artwork and thai silk. Jim Thompson was an american soldier turned...
Climbing up Wat Arun

Climbing up Wat Arun

We had to take a boat and cross Chao Phraya River to get to the buddhist temple Wat Arun, or temple of dawn. It is the best known landmark of the city. I was in Bangkok for the first time in 1992 and saw this then. So now 22 years later, it was nice to see it again....
Shopping and eating in Bangkok

Shopping and eating in Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the world’s top tourist destination citites. Here are the places where we dined and shopped: Siam Center in Bangkok is huge, with restaurants, shopping and Siam Ocean World, which is one of the largest aquariums in Southeast asia.Siam Center is...
Chic Mode Sathorn Hotel

Chic Mode Sathorn Hotel

I loved Mode Sathorn Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. Modern, good service, chic. Worthy of me! I liked the atmosphere already as we entered. We didn’t have thai baht when we came, so when we got into the room I told the bellboy: “Sorry, we don’t have...