Flew back to Manila via BangkokManila, Philippines Manila, Philippines Flew back to Manila via BKK. Stayed in Manila for 2 days just to spend more time with family. I signed up for a walking tour, but it was canceled due to a typhoon. I fly to SF in a couple of days!
Quaint Chiang MaiChiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand I arrived in Chiang Mai from Siem Reap via Bangkok at around midnight. There were taxi cabs available in the airport for a fee of 120baht regardless of the distance. I stayed at Trigong Guesthouse, which was highly recommended by travelers in tripadvisor. I had the most … More Quaint Chiang Mai
Angkor Templessiem reap, Cambodia siem reap, Cambodia Stayed for 4 nights in the gay-friendly Golden Banana Bed and Breakfast Hotel in the Old Market area of Siem Reap. The Old Market is practically Siem Reap’s tourist center — it is where the action is! I did enjoy walking around “Bar Street” where travelers are greeted … More Angkor Temples
Koh Samui & Ang Thong Marine ParkKo Tao, Thailand Ko Tao, Thailand Arrived in Koh Samui after an hour flight from Phuket. We took a van outside of the airport to take us to Lamai Beach, where our hotel was located. We stayed at the SeaBreeze Place hotel for 2 nights. The hotel was pristine, … More Koh Samui & Ang Thong Marine Park
Phuket and Phang Nga BayPhuket, Thailand Phuket, Thailand We arrived in Phuket at around 1950 and was picked up by our hotel. The airport was an hour drive from Karon Beach, where the Pacific Club & Spa was located. After checking in, we rested in our spacious hotel room which had a balcony overlooking the … More Phuket and Phang Nga Bay
The Temples of BangkokBangkok, Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Flight from Manila to Bangkok took approximately an hour and a half. We arrived in BKK around noon time, and after checking in our hotel, we quickly checked out two of the three famous temples in BKK. We stayed at the Imm Fusion Sukhumvit, which was conveniently located … More The Temples of Bangkok
Flew back to ManilaManila, Philippines Manila, Philippines Took first flight out of Bohol, and arrived in Manila by lunch time. My parents brought me to several malls, specifically Mall of Asia (MOA), etc. MOA is the biggest mall in Asia. We also packed for our trip to Thailand tomorrow.
Balicasag Island: great snorkeling!Balicasag, Philippines Balicasag, Philippines We were picked up at our hotel at around 6am. The original deal was to sail around Balicasag to check out dolphins. It took us about an hour to get to the waters around Balicasag. Unfortunately, there were no dolphins in sight so we just decided to check … More Balicasag Island: great snorkeling!
Bohol: The hills and the island.Bohol, Philippines Bohol, Philippines Arrived in Bohol after an hour flight from Manila. The Bohol airport is pretty tiny, and can only accommodate small planes. Upon arrival, we quickly scouted for rental vans that offer island tours. This was when I used my bargaining prowess to nail a good deal … More Bohol: The hills and the island.