Who is Aung San Suu Kyi?

Aung San Suu Kyi founded the National League for Democracy (NLD) in 1988.  The now 71-year-old woman saw the NLD sweep elections last November, winning 77% of the seats, and bringing an end to over four decades of brutal military rule in Burma. She was born in Yangon, Myanmar, in 1945 but spent many years […] Continue reading →

80 Thai Healing Sculptures to be Revealed

Eighty new sculptures that will promote the art of traditional Thai healing are to be sculpted and displayed at Wat Pho, once Thailand’s center of learning for the traditional art of healing.  One hundred eighty years ago Wat Pho held this prestigious moniker but the statues that were once there have since been stolen or […] Continue reading →

A Tribute to the Thai King

A Tribute to the King King Bhumibol Adulyadej died on October 13 ending his 70 year reign as a visionary and humanitarian who had stabilized Thailand during times of political turmoil and tension.  The United Nations paid tribute to the late King of Thailand with a moment of silence and speeches held in the general […] Continue reading →

5 Must See/Do things in Singapore

If you are planning your next vacation and Singapore hits your radar as a place to visit, here are some things that you must do while there. Singapore Botanic Gardens If you are an early riser and like to get a start on the day this is a perfect activity.  The hours of the gardens […] Continue reading →

Amazing Destinations for Christmas Holidays

Are you ready to discover culture and relax over the holidays?  There are some amazing places to visit in Thailand and December is the perfect time of year to go.  You can enjoy the sun and experience alternative ways to celebrate or just escape the hustle and bustle of festivities at home. Bangkok Bangkok is […] Continue reading →
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