We’ve been at Swan Yoga Retreat in Goa for the past 5 days. Out of interest, I had a consultation with the Ayurvedic doctor here. It reminded me of when George saw a chiropractor on Seinfeld: “Well hello, doctor”. Continue reading
I thought my overworked digestive system would get a break in Myanmar, as I’d read in several places that the food isn’t all that. Continue reading
I didn’t post much while we were in Thailand – too busy enjoying Thailand – so there’s a lot to cover here. I’ll post separately about the best and worst. Continue reading
I’ve always thought of 7-Eleven stores as quintessentially American but they are everywhere in Thailand. In fact there are more than 10,000 of them in the country, most of which are in Bangkok. Our Bangkok hotel was within easy walking distance of at least 10 of them. Continue reading
Vietnamese food is unfairly overshadowed by Thai food in Western countries, I think, and what we get at home bears little resemblance to the cuisine as the locals know it. Continue reading
Today we’ve been to a drive through food market in Ho Chi Minh City. Plenty of opportunity for filming because I felt a still photo doesn’t do this place justice. Be warned: several animals will be dismembered in this short clip.
Last night we went on a food tour of Hoi An on the back of scooters with Vespa Adventures. It was a lot of fun although weaving through the traffic was a bit hair-raising. I found it best to look into the shops and restaurants we passed rather than ahead at the frenetic onslaught of cars, motorbikes and bicycles. Continue reading
In North Korea we were well fed – more than well. I think at every meal we ate like a North Korean would on a very special occasion, a few times a year. Continue reading