Tag Archives: Thailand

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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Eastern & Oriental Express: Big, beautiful tapestry

Warning: If you really want to see most of the places that the Eastern & Oriental Express cuts through in its path from Singapore to Bangkok, this isn’t the trip for you. Reason is, of course, you’re on this five-star … Continue reading

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Last leg of Asian adventure: Noodles, and lots of soupy air

A hectic few days in Bangkok, running around in the rainy season and sampling every curry dish known to man. Also doing my regular news job, which is why I haven’t been around much. This guy’s got the right idea … Continue reading

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With vintage hat in hand, ready for Eastern & Oriental Express

I’m packing even as we speak for my Asian adventure. First things first: rounding up the necessary electrical adapters. Hey, that might not be first on your list, but when faced with the prospect of not having the right plug … Continue reading

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Going to be murder if I don’t find right hat for Orient-Express

Just one week to go before I head to Asia to board the Eastern & Oriental Express in Singapore — sumptuous sister train to the Orient-Express in Europe. I’m all set. Well, mostly. In case you’re wondering: Why that one? … Continue reading

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Gearing up for intrigue aboard Orient-Express in Asia

Really excited: Working on my upcoming trip on the Eastern & Oriental Express — sister train to the Orient-Express in Europe, but in southeast Asia. This odyssey will take me from Singapore, through Malaysia and Thailand, to Bangkok. Stopping on … Continue reading

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