Port of Call Brunei

One of Asia’s wealthiest countries with one of its highest standards of living Brunei is a beautiful place noted for its friendly people. Home to the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, one of the world’s most beautiful. The Sultanate of Brunei Brunei, is an independent Islamic sultanate on the northern coast of the island ofContinue reading “Port of Call Brunei”

Port of Call Singapore

The port city of Singapore is likely what the future will look like. A world-class city that is modern, clean, safe and easy to get around in. You will be amazed by this place and you cannot say too much about the people, who are friendly, courteous and seem to live life with a dedicationContinue reading “Port of Call Singapore”

Đà Nẵng, Vietnam A Port of Call

Visiting Da Nang and nearby Hoi An Vietnam Downtown Da Nang is a modern cosmopolitan city, with an impressive skyline, major shopping options, parks, walking malls, and a beautiful beach. The Han River runs through the center of the city, and is crossed by four incredible bridges. The bridges offer an incredible light display ofContinue reading “Đà Nẵng, Vietnam A Port of Call”

Bangkok’s Cruise Port At Laem Chabang

Laem Chabang Cruise Gateway to Bangkok, Thailand Cruising in the South China Sea is becoming increasingly popular which normally includes one or two ports of call in Thailand. Thailand is one of the most advanced and open nations in Southeast Asia, and was once known as Siam. It is bordered by Myanmar (Burma) to theContinue reading “Bangkok’s Cruise Port At Laem Chabang”

A Unique Thai Market

A Short Story Visiting Thailand’s Maeklong Train Market Thailand is known for its “water markets” and they are a magnet for tourists as guides load visitors into boats and float them through these interesting markets. The floating water markets are really colorful with shops that sell everything from snakes to furniture with generous offerings ofContinue reading “A Unique Thai Market”

Experiencing Buddhism In Thailand

A Short Story Thailand is almost exclusively a Buddhist nation. It has been the religion of the country for centuries because it resonates with the spirit of the Thai people. “Thai” is a word that means freedom, and most people in Thailand treasure freedom, and Buddhism blends well with that spirit of the Thai people.Continue reading “Experiencing Buddhism In Thailand”

A Restaurant Not To Miss In Manila

Singing Cooks & Waiters – Great Food & Fun Entertainment Hopefully our time in quarantine is ending soon and if you’re thinking about heading off to the islands ringing the South China Sea don’t pass up some time in the Philippines with Manila being a must.  Manila is a large and diverse city with lotsContinue reading “A Restaurant Not To Miss In Manila”

Images of Bangkok’s Grand Palace

Photographic impressions from near and far… The Grand Palace (Thai: พระบรมมหาราชวัง ) is a complex of buildings at the very heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam (later Thailand) since 1782. The Grand Palace grounds take up 2.35 million square feet in the middle of theContinue reading “Images of Bangkok’s Grand Palace”

Nan Lian Gardens In Hong Kong

You shouldn’t visit Hong Kong without taking an hour or two visiting Nan Lian Gardens. These beautiful gardens cover over eight and a half acres in central Hong Kong. The best way to reach Nan Lian Gardens is to take the rapid transit (MTR MAP) to Diamond Hill station, leave through Exit C2 and followContinue reading “Nan Lian Gardens In Hong Kong”