Archive | January, 2012

Renting a scooter motorbike in Phuket

4 Jan

On our most recent trip we rented a motorbike for two days. The last trip I was still pretty nervous about doing so for a variety of reasons, not the least of which was the accident rate in Phuket being so high. Driving on the left side of the road wasn’t nearly as difficult as […]

nan jing road

2 Jan

A lot of travel guides suggest visiting nan jing road. I’ve been there dozens of times and my personal recommendation is that it’s a good example of an over-hyped high end shopping district. There is little visible history there despite the many famous events that took place on or nearby. It’s a mix of ultra […]