Travel Thailand: This is Koh Phangan

The ferry arrived at Haad Rin Nai Beach from Big Buddha at sunset. Legions of sybaritic party-lovers disembark three days before the first Full Moon Party of the year kicks off on Haad Rin Beach. This is Koh Phangan, island oasis for hippie backpackers looking for a good time.

Hang Song Sot Cave Exploring in Northern Vietnam

A magical travel moment:  A pure beam of white light appeared before our eyes in the dim darkness of Hang Sung Sot, a vast mountain cave that winds its way through a few immense chambers before exiting out onto a narrow walkway that lends an unprecedented view of Halong Bay. Hang Song Sot (Surprising Cave) […]

Photo Moment: James Bond Island, Phang Nga Bay, Thailand

Phang Nga Bay, Thailand. Tourists will recognize this as James Bond Island, but locals know it as Ko Ping Kan. You guessed it. This is the island where Roger Moore and Christopher Lee filmed “The Man With The Golden Gun.” For more information, please visit Travel Thailand: James Bond Island in Phang Nga Bay.

Thai Garlic and Pepper Shrimp and a Cold Singha

Garlic and pepper shrimp is one of my favorite Thai dishes. This super easy dish takes about ten minutes to prepare. I like serving it on a bed of grated cabbage with a bowl of rice. INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/4 cup water 1 cup shredded cabbage 1 tablespoon minced garlic 8 large […]