Dinner and demonstrations

Dinner and demonstrations

Wednesday in Bangkok. Started off with a two hour session at the fitness club. Always good to run a bit to clear the head. After that I went for some grocery shopping, and took a long power nap. For dinner I went to Baan Khun Mae at Siam Square. A place that never...
TG 961

TG 961

TG 961 Stockholm – Bangkok I flew from Stockholm to Bangkok on TG 961. Since end of last year Thai Airways replaced the old 747-400 with a Boeing 777-300ER on that route. The new plane is fresh and has a nice lay out and good in-flight entertainment system. That is a...
Happy Chinese New Year – Photo special

Happy Chinese New Year – Photo special

For the ones that know me, they know that I love China Town in Bangkok.  I will soon list some detailed tips for what to see and what to shop etc. But for now, lets take a look at the celebrations. In my opinion China Town is a must stop for any tourist coming to...
Success stories from the Philippines

Success stories from the Philippines

This entry is the last in the series this week about Star of Hope and their work in The Philippines. Thanks to Gani and his family in Manila for being perfect hosts since my first visit in 1997. I hope to be back in the near future in Philippines. For now when...
Star of Hope Pre-school Crame, Philippines

Star of Hope Pre-school Crame, Philippines

After the success start with the school in Taytay in 1987, Star of Hope followed up with the start of a preschool in Crame in 1990. The small but nice and roomy preschool is popular with the kids and their parents in this poor neighborhood.  The preschool has around...
Star of Hope school Infanta – picture special

Star of Hope school Infanta – picture special

I will continue with several entries about Philippines this week. In end 2004 Infanta in Quezon province in the Philippines was hit by a terrible cyclone. That lead to a major mudslide that buried houses and killed 2,000 people. Star of Hope responded in several ways....