All Posts By Mimi

Bangkok in 48 Hours

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Short on time or just passing through, here are some helpful tips to maneuver Bangkok. Arrival, Lodging and Ground Transportation Arrival Airport:  Bangkok's main airport is Suvarnabhumi International Airport.  There is a second airport, Don Mueang,  which is great for intra and inter country travel and it is 45 minutes to hour away from Suvarnabhumi by car. There is ...

Southeast Asia Airport Adventures

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International travel broadens your horizons.  I know, that sounds so cliche but it does.  What I learned from my South Eastern Asia vacation - Airport /Airline information: Q atar is a very nice airline.  They are based out of the Middle East, Qatar where Doha is the capital.  My flights both going and return, ...

Day Tripping – Sentosa

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With only 3 days to spend in Singapore, one of them had to be a trip to the beach.  The nearest beach is Sentosa.  Sentosa is not far from the city and can be accessed via pedestrian boardwalk, cable cars, car, and tram.  The attractions on the island include a beach, Fort Siloso, the Merlion and ...

Nama-Ste in Singapore

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It had been about two weeks since my last yoga class and my body needed the attention.  My winter break was coming to an end so I decided to fit in some much needed stretching.  I found a yoga studio not from from Chinatown - Yoga Movement. Classes were easy to sign up for.  They pretty ...

My Petronas View

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I visited the Petronas Twin Towers on my second day in Kuala Lumpur (KL).  Based on my Lonely Planet pocket handbook, it was recommended that I make reservations at least a week in advance so I would not have to wait in a long queue.  I made them 3 days in advance and there were ...