Thailand

Visiting Doi Suthep: Windy roads and golden buddhas

If you are going to Thailand, you should definitely think about a short visit to the North of the country. Sure, island hopping in Southern Thailand is fun and who doesn’t like white sand beaches anyway? But Thailand has more to offer. Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand has become kind of a hotspot for nomads and […]
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An authentic Thai Street Food Market in Phuket Old Town!

So I stranded in Phuket Old town last October at the wonderful The Memory at On On Hotel. After a long day of travelling and endless discussions with cab drivers over way too overpriced fares I wasn’t in the mood for anything at all. But, as usual, when I’m having a hard time on the road, the next surprise […]
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The cutest airport ever: Koh Samui Airport (USM)

When I landed at Koh Samui airport I suddenly remembered: I always loved the atmosphere at airports since I was a little girl. No wonder I ended up in the airline industry. I remember a few visits as a child to our home airport in Düsseldorf which has then already been one of the bigger […]
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Review: The Memory at On On Hotel, Phuket

When it comes to hotels I’m not a big fan of hotel chains. Not that I don’t appreciate the ameneties of a bigger hotel, but in the end it still reminds me of work, as we as crews always stay there. In my vacation, I rather try to seek the unusual. And that how I […]
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Elephant Riding in Thailand – would you do it?

In Thailand wird man früher oder später darauf stossen: Elefanten. Fast an jeder Ecke werden Ausflüge in Elefantencamps angeboten – und unbedarft, wie ich war, habe ich an einem teilgenommen. Wann sieht man denn schon mal einen Elefanten von nahem? Und darf ihn sogar anfassen? Vielleicht hätte ich mich aber vorher ein wenig mit dem Thema […]
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Chiang Mai und die Hipster Area.

  “…und dann ist hier die Hipster Area.” Waaah? ‘Ne Hipster Area mitten im tiefsten Thailand. Ach. Hätte ich mich mal auch hier besser vorbereitet, hätte ich gewusst, dass Chiang Mai an manchen Stellen in Sachen Hip-ness meinem vertrauten Berlin-Mitte in nix nachsteht. Aber so war ich erstmal mittelschwer erstaunt, als mir das Besitzerpärchen meiner […]
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Wat Traimit: The Golden Buddha in Bangkok

Bangkok – the city of temples. Even if you are not interested in religion, you should definitely pay a visit to tthe biggest temple highlights in Bangkok like the  Wat Pra Kaew or the Wat Pho. If you are near Chinatown, this is a good opportunity to see the Golden Buddha in Bangkok. It is located at Wat Traimit temple. And […]
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