Usually, I spend Songkran burrowed in my apartment with take-out or on some remote island. The world’s biggest water fight, Thai New Year, totally freaks me out! I hate getting shot with water guns and slopped with chalk, and if you’re out on the street, you’re considered fair game!
But this year, I decided to come out of hiding and get right into the action filming for The iTravel Channel in Baeng San.
Arriving in Bangkok, I always feek like I could kiss the ground. It’s just the kind of city that feels at home no matter what you’re into – adventure-seeker, foodie, luxury addict, low-key pool lounger or (like me) a little bit of everything. Best of all, in Thailand’s cosmopolitan and vibrant capital, it’s easy to do it all on the cheap. Continue reading
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“Gentrification” is the ultimate buzzword in Berlin these days. But I was surprised to find another neighbourhood besides the much-moaned about Neukölln and Kreuzberg changing dramatically: Mitte, the city’s prime shopping haunt. Continue reading
Last night, I had the pleasure of attending a class-act dinner party for my friend Florian’s birthday. Him and his girlfriend Diana (a former editor at Travel & Leisure Southeast Asia and one of my best friends from Bangkok) live in a WG in Kreuzkölln. Quick backstory: This 3000 sqm-ish space used to be one of the most prominent gay WGs in Berlin, before the current owner bought it in the late ’80s. Continue reading
As a journalist keeping up with today’s online world, this blog has been a long time coming. The last few years of my life have been a rollercoaster — I left home (Canada) to see the world and didn’t come back. Continue reading