Getting Sick While Traveling: Taking A Break in Bangkok

January 25, 2024Thailand

I really wanted to see the Buddha face hidden in ancient tree roots. We had just returned to Bangkok from Angkor Wat and were settling in at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel for the final two nights of our travels. The following morning we would be heading out on a private tour to Ayutthaya, the … Read More

A Day in Bangkok: Wat Arun, Grand Palace & Chao Phraya River

January 18, 2024Thailand

It’s a two-hour drive from the port city of Laem Chabang to Bangkok. The reason for the long trek isn’t so much the miles between the two cities as it is the traffic. “We have the worst traffic in the world!” our guide tells us as we reach the edge of the city. This is Herb’s … Read More