Meandering Tales is a journal of articles and stories about South East Asia and predominantly about the Kingdom of Thailand. The author is a retired foreigner (farang in Thai) living his silver/golden years in the magical country.
All articles are honest, detailed and hopefully interesting. Our main emphasis is on Destinations, Food and Drink, Health, Golf and Lifestyle. You will find our articles cover a wide range of subjects all of which are dear to the Author’s heart and, we believe, essential and useful information to both tourists visiting and to foreigners choosing to like in South East Asia.
Bloggers have often been accused of kowtowing to the whims of PR Departments! Yes we are often invited and treated to wonderful experiences. Tourism consists of so many factors and the vast human element makes perfection a great challenge. Meandering Tales, as it’s name suggests covers a cornucopia of subjects, some light, some serious but all relevant to mature travelers enjoying the region. Whilst we don’t look for complaints, the majority of suppliers are pleased with our ‘constructive criticism (if we find some), how else can a supplier improve?
A majority of the articles are written specifically for the mature traveler as we start to realise our capabilities. However we are all young at heart, have the financial resources and most importantly the time to travel and enjoy the experiences offered.
Destinations; covers Regions, Towns and specific hotels and resorts. Here we appraise the benefits and unique offers of each region or city concentrating on special events, local culture and the specifics of the region/city. Food & Drink covers two of the staples of our life! Not only Haute Cuisine and fine wines but also simple local foods. Again our reviews are extensive, informative and genuine providing suppliers with an opportunity to improve. Our Health section includes all forms of Spa, Preventative Medicine, Wellness/Wellbeing, Medical Treatment and Holistic approaches to better lifestyle.
Food & Drink; Thailand and the rest of SE Asia offer the most diverse range of culinary styles and tastes in the world. We explore and cover both simple street food stands and also high class restaurants. Our reviews our honest and reflect our own eating preferences.
Health; thanks to extensive Governmental foresight, Thailand is a leading medical centre with highly trained physicians and state-of-the-art Hospitals. In addition to Aesthetic procedures Thailand also offers a vast range of Holistic Centres, Spas and a vast variety of alternative medicine. As we grow older, health issues become a higher priority and we will continue to research throughout the country.
Golf is very strong in South East Asia and we are gradually expanding our revues, course by course. Working with local suppliers we can also assists you with your golfing requirements providing assistance and tee times at most clubs throughout the region.
Lifestyle covers a vast range of slightly obscure subjects including Dating and Relationships in Asia, Nightlife, good living, retirement, investment and many more relevant subjects.
So please enjoy our articles and stories. The majority are from our own travels and experiences. If you have any comments, feed back of questions, feel free to contact us, we are pleased to be able to pass on helpful tips and information.