Ibrik by the River is a simple but stylish guest house in a peaceful, convenient spot of the city right on the Chao Phraya River, as the name suggests. Only three guest rooms means privacy and quiet, and the staff is incredibly polite and helpful. This little spot is like a home away from home in sprawling, bustling Bangkok, and a welcome respite at the end of a long day… Read More
On my fifth visit to India, I finally made it to Darjeeling – a place I had wanted to go since my first trip five years ago. It takes dedication to get to the town in the Himalayan foothills, developed as a summer hill station during the British Raj and famous for its deliciously floral tea. After flying into Bagdogra, or taking a train to New Jalpaiguri station, you must… Read More
We are all familiar with our Nation’s Capital, Washington D.C. Buzzing with history, politics, museums and monuments D.C. is a tourist Mecca. Thirty miles to the south of this metropolis however, life slows to a crawl and a little known traveler’s gold mine waits calmly on the banks of the mighty Chesapeake Bay.