Shanghai Maglev

La Dolce Vita The Shanghainese Way

October 2, 2018 Punam Mohandas 0

Shanghai – A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas Shanghai had long been one of my bucket list items. Hugely influenced by James Clavell as he described it in ‘Noble House and ‘Taipan’, Shanghai has always held the allure of mystery and romance for me in my Read More…


Vietnam: Do(n)gone it!

June 13, 2016 Punam Mohandas 0

Vietnam: A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas To be honest, Vietnam happened to me for the flimsiest of reasons. It wasn’t on my bucket or even basin, list! I just had air miles to cash in on and figured, why not Vietnam, given my penchant for Read More…


Sukothai On Wheels

March 26, 2014 Punam Mohandas 0

Sukothai On Wheels – A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas I set off for Sukothai completely on a whim. Living in the chaotic city of Bangkok with its glittering skyline and pulsating nightlife, the thought criss-crossed my mind vaguely that it might be kinda fun to Read More…

Artist House Bangkok

Artist House, Bangkok

September 10, 2013 Punam Mohandas 0

Offbeat Bangkok : Artist House – A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas Were it not for a chance remark by Stephen, I wouldn’t have learned about Artist House. Talking on this and that, he mentioned casually, in passing, that there was some Thai artist who had Read More…

Lot Mayom

Lot Mayom – The Floating Market

September 1, 2013 Punam Mohandas 0

Lot Mayom – The Floating Market Lot Mayom is a floating market frequented primarily by the Thais and thus, it’s off the usual beaten tourist track. In spite of having lived in Bangkok for so long, I’d never even heard of it, until recently when Read More…

Koh Lanta

Koh Lanta – A Travelogue

May 31, 2013 Punam Mohandas 0

Koh Lanta – By Punam Mohandas I’ve got the Swedish Katja to thank for making it to Koh Lanta. Katja and I linked up on a trip to Cambodia; she had just finished the Thai leg of her Asian trip and couldn’t stop raving about Read More…

Songkran in Bangkok

Songkran In Bangkok

February 22, 2013 Punam Mohandas 0

Songkran in Bangkok – Going Bananas with Bazookas ! Well, I’ve seen a few whacky festivals in my time, but Songkran in Bangkok beats ‘em all hollow. It’s the most amazingly simple way to have FUN ever invented! Songkran, for the uninitiated, is the New Read More…