The Red Lotus Sea

The Red Lotus Sea

Udon Thani, our nearest city and the fourth largest in Thailand, isn’t the centre of tourist heaven as far as outstanding attractions go but there are a few worthwhile day trips available if you find yourself based there for a few days. Nong Khai and the Mekong...
Wat Tham Pha Keong

Wat Tham Pha Keong

We were on the road today visiting Khon Kaen, a city an hour and a half south of us, for my stepdaughter’s six monthly check-up at the huge Queen Sirikit hospital. A 9.15 am appointment which ended up happening early afternoon, a good reason to have private...
Wat Tham Sang Tham

Wat Tham Sang Tham

I remember writing in an early post about living in Isaan that I wanted to show readers there was more to the attractions here than you might gather by exploring the internet. The problem for us expats is that there aren’t a lot of us out there chasing down new...