Singapore Airlines Suites Class is among the most expensive onboard experiences in the world, and we flew it for free!
The Golden Triangle is where the countries of Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand meet. There is also a giant golden Buddha seated on a treasure ship.
Crossing the Thailand-Myanmar border at Mae Sai, Thailand into Tachileik, Myanmar (formerly Burma).
The Karen Padaung are a tribal group in Thailand, also known as “Karen Long Neck” for wearing stacks of brass rings on their neck.
Wat Rong Khun, also known as the White Temple, is a privately owned unconventional Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand.
This four hour walk through the old city combines the historical and architectural charms of Chiang Mai as well as the local cuisine.
Temple Spice Crabs is a popular, in my mind famous, seafood restaurant at the intersection of Temple Street and Nanking Street.
We did more eating than sightseeing in Shanghai, but that shouldn’t surprise any of you.
Where to eat in Shanghai: Peking Duck, Dim Sum, Shanghainese comfort food and chocolate cake.
The day we hiked Elephant Mountain (Nangang District Hiking Trail) for a bird’s eye view of Taipei.
If your travels take you to Taipei, be sure to go to the Raohe Street Night Market one night.
If you are looking for a Peking Duck restaurant in Taipei, I highly recommend Celestial Restaurant.
Victoria Peak in Hong Kong offers a bird’s eye view of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island.
Recommended restaurants: Chuk Yuen Seafood Restaurant, Dim Sum Square, Spring Deer Restaurant.
The Po Lin Monastery in Hong Kong is where you’ll find the 112 feet tall Tian Tan Buddha, aka Big Buddha.