Tag Archives: Eastern & Oriental Express

How to travel light and still look presentable

I just came across a tale that reminds me of me to the very extreme when I travel. And why I love travel so darn much. Because it really is the best learning experience you’ll ever have. Meet Mike Spencer … Continue reading

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Does this hotel offer offend you?

Wanna know what you think about this. Being a woman and all, this promo for a Mexican hotel hawking a special section for females only definitely got my attention. Mind you, I never think about my gender unless I’m headed … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Bridge on the River Kwai

Before my journey aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express ended in Bangkok, we stopped on the real bridge on the “Kwai” river in Thailand. If you’ve seen the famous British movie, you have a general idea of what went on … Continue reading

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Georgetown, Malaysia: One big museum

As I mentioned, most of what I saw on the Eastern & Oriental Express was from the train. But it was nice to get out and mingle with the real world for a little while. We stopped in Malaysia and … Continue reading

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Asia Chronicles: Managing to stay out of trouble in Singapore

I’m not trying to be funny. Everything I knew about Singapore — the jumping off point for my recent adventure aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express — was what everyone else seemed to know, too. That American kid who was … Continue reading

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Bangkok: But boss, I want to stay on de train

It’s over. My magic carpet ride, so to speak, on the Eastern & Oriental Express train. Started in Singapore, ended in Bangkok. Three days and two nights. (Are you keeping score? Because I’m losing track.) Bangkok is where I’m at … Continue reading

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Toto, I don’t think this is Penn Station

Waiting to board the Eastern & Oriental Express train at the Regent hotel in Singapore. No, that’s not where I stayed … Now boarding, and my computer battery is in its death throes. Lateh.

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