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getting the Myanmar visa

Burma – a place with a name that conjures magic images. From Schwedagon Paya to Bagan, Mandalay and Rangoon, Myanmar has a …

Finnair’s great Asia adventure

Wow. Pretty exciting stuff in Finnair’s latest email campaign. A lot of interesting destinations in Asia – from Delhi to Beijing, and …

Tonle Sap - the lake village

Tonle Sap – the lake village

Tonle Sap is the largest freshwater lake in South-East Asia. As it sustains a lot of wildlife and small communities it’s a …

blue tuk-tuk taxi stopped in front of a temple in Chiang Mai

northern Thailand – Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is small town in northern Thailand, famous for the many activities one can do. From elephant riding, trekking, rafting, visiting …

giving alms to Buddhist monks, early morning in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang – Laos

For some Laos is the “real” Asia. Of course, every country is very real. From the BTS in Bangkok to the hill …

Hanoi

Following the last post – and as a sign of my re-found travel itch – here are some photos took last year …

beginning of spring ?

After a long period of freezing under the snow and quietly longing for the weather in Asia, it seems we are nearing …

Bangkok

Bangkok is a very interesting city for a tourist. It is the gateway to Asia, so sooner or later everyone arrives here. …

new adventures in Thailand

Now that I arrived in Chiang Mai, and am finally able to enjoy some nice-quality free WiFi I can write a bit …