Visa Upon Arrival

Visa Upon Arrival

Not only is it possible to acquire a travel visa upon arrival at certain destinations, for some countries within Southeast Asia, you may also acquire an eVisa, both of which come with great savings. When considering doing so, the first question to ask is whether the...
Ta Prohm Temple At Angkor Wat

Ta Prohm Temple At Angkor Wat

The wonder that is Angkor is exemplified by the magnificence of the setting at Ta Prohm temple, where the jungle growth has been sculpted to allow for easy access while maintaining a scenic wonderland of forest and temple grounds. Angkor, the former capital city of...
Myanmar (Burma) ~ Safe To Travel

Myanmar (Burma) ~ Safe To Travel

Although there are areas that remain off limits, it certainly is safe for travel and remains one of the few global venues where innocence among the populace maintains a foothold. Large hoteliers have invested heavily and there are some grand choices for those seeking...
China ~ The Early Years

China ~ The Early Years

The year 1981 was my first entry into China with a group of 18 travelers anxious to experience what unequivocally would be deemed a new-world adventure. Relatively few were allowed access to this cloistered society and it was any wonder what to expect upon arrival....
Southeast Asia Travel Diary

Southeast Asia Travel Diary

Jan 11 / Arrival Bangkok ~ VIP treatment from the start ~ Early am arrival ~ whisked away to our accommodation, a former 1920’s residence converted to a beautiful hotel in 2009. David, the owner, joined us for breakfast and provided a wealth of local knowledge. On...