My Visit to the Tiger Temple

I just figured that since I just got home from volunteering that some future volunteers might want to be informed as what to expect when arriving. First of all, I would like to say that this was an experience of a lifetime. You will be handling tigers, both full ... read more

Night In Satun

My Mercedes is waiting. The sun beams diffusely down through the moisture laden air causing beads of sweat to drip continuously on my already drenched t-shirt. I am going to Satun and the Mercedes is a classic well kept 1962 model. In fact there is a whole fleet of ... read more

Patpong – Nightlife Entertainment in Bangkok

Patpong is renowned for its go-go bars, discos and late night “#8221; Despite it’s somewhat unsavory reputation, it’s remarkably safe to visit – though it’s as well to stick to the downstairs bars, as some of the upper floor establishments have been known to overcharge. Soi Patpong 1 has ... read more

Philippines Travel: Gentle Giants Of Donsol, Sorsogon

Donsol used to be a sleepy coastal town in Sorsogon—a province in the southernmost tip of Luzon. Nobody knows Donsol except for, of course, its local inhabitants until a few years ago when tourists from all over the world began to flock this remote place to get a look-see ... read more

Philippines Travel: The Old World Charm Of Ilocos

Going to the province of Ilocos is like treading back in time. Not only for the Spanish colonial houses, but for the simple, laid-back feel of the towns and its people. In old times, Ilocandia has been described as a God-forsaken land because of its arid and difficult terrain. ... read more

Rajasthan Tours: Simply Unforgettable

When we talk about tours and travel in India, our mind first moves towards Rajasthan, a colorful and vibrant state of India drenched in rich culture and royal grandeur. Travelers from all over the world come to Rajasthan to experience its rich culture and tradition of great hospitality. The ... read more

Thai Phrases That are Nice to Know.

Thai Phrases That are Nice to Know. I want to learn Thai. (phom yak rian pa sa thai) Don’t forget men say “phom” for “I”. Women say “di-chun”. Can you teach me Thai? (sorn pa sa thai phom dai mai) Can you help me please? (chuay dai mai) For ... read more

The Road from Vung Tau to Saigon

I had to go into Saigon on private business. A number of Decca people had private business concerns which I may deal with later. I took PB along as interpreter. I hired a car and chauffeur. We left Vung Tau early in the morning, passed through Baria with no ... read more

The Sights of Bangkok in Thailand

One of the most popular destinations in Asia to visit over recent years has been Thailand. This of course has also coincided with the booming popularity of Thai cuisine around the world. Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, is the main entry point where the vast majority of tourists ... read more