Thailand is fast becoming the destination of choice for many travelers. It houses an eclectic mix of cultural, historical and modern day experiences. … More A Controversial Opinion – Koh Samui
We have been contacted by a number of community members and followers of A Wandering Memory asking for some hints and tips about Vietnam. Your wish is our command!
I was enthralled by Vietnam ever since I studied history at school. The tales of how a small third world nation rose up against the most powerful country in the world, were just too enticing. I soon found out that there was a lot more to the story than what i knew.
All that study just made me more determined to know what this nation was truly like? So I visited and here are our recommendations … More Vietnam Hints & Tips
One of my favourite Wandering Memories of all time, is our honeymoon trip to Malaysia, Indonesia and Borneo. It was so different to the usual honeymoon plans of the Maldives, Hawaii or French Polynesia – this was the first adventure of our married lives.
One of the many highlights of this trip was a private tour to Komodo and Rinca Islands. … More Komodo & Rinca Island’s
It suddenly occurred to me that I have only written one blog about Japan, which really is sacrilege, as it was one of the best surprise experiences in the a wandering memory collection. … More Cultural Beauty – Miyajima
It occurred to me that I have only blogged once about Thailand and haven’t yet shared my thought on some of the incredible places we have visited. One such place is that of the Koh Phi Phi Islands on the western coast of Thailand. These islands, usually reached by either ferry from Phuket or Krabi, were thrown into the international limelight when a certain Leonardo di Caprio, used one for the location of ‘The Beach’. Since this the island in question Phi Phi Lea has become a mecca for travelers, holidays and backpackers galore… … More The Truth about the Phi Phi Islands – Thailand.
As explained in my previous post, my parents are soon due to travel China for a few weeks. Following up on my previous blog on the beautiful Chinese city of Xi’an and the Terracotta Warriors, my next Chinese Wandering Memories will focus on the Yangtze River cruise. … More Reflection and Surprise – Yangtze River Cruise
Since my parents retired they are fast becoming the most well-travelled people I know! and coming from me that really is something. They call it ‘S.K.I holidays’, i.e. Spending Kids Inheritance! Isn’t it great to have witty parents?
Anyhow there next trip is back to the incredible country of China, to explore more of the interior (what I classify as real china!). They have been to Shanghai and Hong Kong before but never to the most iconic of attractions – The Wall, The Warriors, The Pandas and of course the Yangtze River. … More A Glimpse into the Past – Terracotta Warriors – Xi’an, China
Our exploration of Vietnam continued and we were heading to the highly regarded town of Hoi-An in the centre of the country (nearly halfway from Saigon and Hanoi). Vietnam so far had not disappointed, with Hanoi being a distinct favourite thus far. We had already experienced the sleeper train and were now on a coach, … More Suited and Booted – Hoi An – Vietnam