Monthly Archives: October 2013

View From the Top at Centara Grand

A name that one quickly becomes acquainted with in Thailand is the Central and Centara brand.  Central Plazas are found throughout Thailand and are the largest chain of mega shopping malls in the country.  Similarly, Centara Grand is a chain of 4/5 star resorts and hotels throughout some of the most popular spots around the […]

Into the Waves We Go to Railay Bay

    Railay seems to be the new hotspot in Krabi province.  Or, maybe it has been for some time and I’m simply way behind the bandwagon. Railay is a bit of an oddity in that it is a series of interconnected beaches on a peninsula.  The catch is that they have no connection to […]

A Late Night Airport Bed – Bangkok

It was after midnight and I was staring at a set of four monitors all showing different exits of people arriving at Suvarnabhumi Airport.  Finally I saw her.  After nearly a year, I  was this time seeing my mother again in Bangkok. After our hello, I called the Phoenix Hotel airport shuttle to come pick […]