Ten year Anniversary Top Ten: Thailand

This is the third post in the series “My 10 Favorite Things about….”.  Today’s country is Thailand,  the sixth stop on my RTW trip from 2001/2002.1. Chiang Mai Night Markets – great variety of cheap clothes and gifts for blocks and blocks2. Rock Climbing at Krabi – I thought I’d be great at rock climbing because…

Christmas on the Road – Thailand

Posted in Family| Sweden| Thailand

Tomorrow I’m off to the airport – but I’m not going with passport in hand to head to a far off land. Instead I’m going to pick up my mother who is arriving for Christmas. She’ll be here for about 9 days doing a nice mix of sight seeing, holiday cooking and doing nothing but relax…

Why I'm Loyal to Lonely Planet

Posted in Japan| Thailand

One thing you should know about me is that I am extremely loyal. If I’ve decided that I like a person or a particular product, I’ll stick by it in good times and in bad. One of my first international trips back in 1994 was from Tokyo where I was studying abroad to Bangkok and the…

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