Vietnam

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

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…

Dadhikar Fort Alwar

Dadhikar Fort Alwar

February 11, 2013 Punam Mohandas 0

Dadhikar Fort Alwar – A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas Friends made no bones about letting me know I was out of my mind to consider a visit to Dadhikar Fort Alwar (in Rajasthan), in the baking heat of May. Well, sure. But when you don’t Read More…

Koh Phi Phi Don

Koh Phi Phi Don

April 13, 2012 Punam Mohandas 0

Koh Phi Phi Don – A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas I have been hankering to visit Phi Phi for years. Ever since I first saw some great shots in a brochure 😉 Ever since I learnt a James Bond movie had been shot here (wow, Read More…

Koh Samui

Koh Samui

March 21, 2012 Punam Mohandas 0

Koh Samui – A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas It’s a 45-minute ferry ride to Koh Samui from Koh Phangan , and the journey for me is enlivened by observing my fellow passengers, many of whom are suffering massive hangovers and are noticeably green around the Read More…

Cambodia

Cambodia

March 16, 2012 Punam Mohandas 0

Cambodia – A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas Cambodia almost never happened. It’s just that I needed to take off on yet another smugglers’ run (getting my Thai visa renewed!) which happens every three months, and I was considering a dash across the border this time Read More…

Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan – A Travelogue

February 18, 2012 Punam Mohandas 0

Koh Phangan – A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas The sensible way of getting to Koh Phangan quick is to take a flight from Bangkok to Surat Thani and onwards by a fast speed ferry. But hey – being sensible ain’t always fun, is it?! And Read More…

Koh Krabi

Koh Krabi

December 28, 2011 Punam Mohandas 0

Koh Krabi – A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas I don’t mind admitting I was in two minds about Krabi. On one hand, I’d never visited and was curious about checking it out.  On the other, I met some British tourists in Koh Phangan, who told Read More…