The Bartizan Galle: A Step Back in Time

The Bartizan Hotel encapsulates what Galle is famous for – it’s colonial past. The building was  an old Dutch structure that has now been carefully renovated to a boutique hotel while keeping the original architectural elements intact. Perched peacefully at the edge of the Indian ocean, it felt like stepping back in time, somewhere where life was going on a slower pace. We stayed in … Continue reading The Bartizan Galle: A Step Back in Time

Going on a 12 hour trek in Sapa when you hate trekking

Sapa is a small rural town located in northern Vietnam, famous for its many, many rice fields, breath-taking mountainous range and relaxed atmosphere. After a long bus journey from Hanoi, I was greeted by a vivid sunrise as I stepped off the bus into Sapa. Unsure what to do or where to go though I was happy to finally stretch my legs. There were several … Continue reading Going on a 12 hour trek in Sapa when you hate trekking

13 Reasons Why Bangkok is the Best Expat Destination

Thailand is currently one of the top destinations for expats. So what makes it so appealing? Here are my top 13 reasons why Thailand, and more specifically Bangkok, is my favorite destination for a long term living. Food – Thai food is delicious, cheap and you can find it everywhere no matter what time of the day it is. And if you get rid of it or simply miss the taste of home, there are plenty of international restaurants that … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why Bangkok is the Best Expat Destination