First day in Bangkok / Christmas Eve

We had arrived late in Bangkok the night before on a rather cramped Spring airlines flight and had battled through the unruly airport queues to get a taxi into the city. First impressions were that there were A LOT of images of the King projected on every building. His memory was still being mourned by…

Street Life

One of the things I love about Shanghai so far is that even living so far out of the centre the city is always busy and vibrant with a multitude of crazy sights to absorb. People driving ridiculous scooters balancing anything from furniture to children and fruit, shops open all hours of the day and…