Category: Thailand

Bustling Bangkok

The first stop on our backpacking journey through Asia was Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok is the capital and is known for its beautiful street life, bustling markets and historic landmarks and temples. My companion and I stayed at the New Siam Palace in Bangkok. This hotel has a pool and a restaurant, as well as many rooms to accommodate guests. The New Siam Palace was right in the heart of Bangkok, near many restaurants and right down the street from the the infamous backpacker street in Bangkok, known as Khaoson Road. Khaoson Road is known for its nightlife and is...

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Backpacking Through Asia

“Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing at all.” My dear friend Danny Giger lived his life by this phrase; to say he always lived every day to its fullest is an understatement. After Danny passed away in December of 2018, our memories of his love for his family and friends, zest for life and sense of adventure inspired my three best girl friends and I to embark on a month-long journey of backpacking through Asia. We began our journey in Bangkok, Thailand, where we rode in “tuk tuks,” or taxi bikes, through the hustle and bustle of...

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Sky Cocktail Atop The Tower Club at lebua Hotel

Sky Cocktail, part of Sky Bar’s Elements Cocktail Series – “The cocktail series represent flavors of each of the four classical elements (fire, air, earth and water) plus an additional: sky – an element that exists only at the glittering post-modern multi-hued bar in the slipstream between neon and stars. The five elements of the underlying principles of each cocktail to tease your palate with different flavors, textures & aromas.” Most of you who know me, know how much I favor Bangkok, Thailand since my first visit in 1989 and my numerous returns. I enjoy the people, culture, hotels,...

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