Is Bangkok’s Golden Teak Museum worth visiting?

Honestly speaking, the Golden Teak Museum is not one of Bangkok’s absolute “must see” sights, but it is, however, great fun. Moreover, since it is located in the compound of the absolutely stunning Wat Thewarat Kunchorn Worawiharn – which you really, really should see – then it makes total sense …

How is the Fantasia sunset boat trip in Bagan, Myanmar?

Based on enthusiastically favourable reviews online, we decided on the Fantasia boat, to witness the “must see” sunset over the river in Bagan. However, since we were totally underwhelmed by the whole experience, it seems only fair that I put a dissenting view on record. I’d hate future travellers to …

Eating at Smith’s in Wapping

In London for my birthday, we decided to eat locally, and since we were staying in Shad Thames, the choice was lots of nice but a bit run-of-the-mill-and-not-special-occasion-y places. Or Smith’s. Smith’s it was. We walked across Tower Bridge and strolled along the river to Smith’s, a large, rather green, …