Attractions in Betong, Thailand – Betong Hot Springs

Aside from the Piyamit Communist Tunnels and the Winter Flower Garden , another popular attraction while visiting the southern Thai border town of Betong its its natural Hot Springs. Hold the bikinis though – the springs are not meant for soaking the body, since it’s a big public pool and doesn’t seem that hygienic. ._.” Entry is free. A nice park built around the springs, perfect for a … Continue reading Attractions in Betong, Thailand – Betong Hot Springs

Travel Guide: Top Things to do in Betong – Attractions, Famous Food, and more

Think Thailand, think popular spots like Bangkok, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Krabi… you get the drift. Sometimes it’s easy to forget that those places, as vibrant as they are, make up only a small fraction of a country that is half a million square kilometres in size, with a population of 69 million. There are many other less traveled spots with hidden gems, and I discovered … Continue reading Travel Guide: Top Things to do in Betong – Attractions, Famous Food, and more

Lost World of Tambun Hot Springs and Spa and Night Petting Zoo

My last trip to Lost World of Tambun Hot Springs and Spa was earlier this year. H & I were invited to experience their newly opened pools as part of a media trip. It was a blast, since they closed it off to the public and we had the whole place to ourselves. This time around, I came with my fam over the weekend.  It … Continue reading Lost World of Tambun Hot Springs and Spa and Night Petting Zoo

Sari Ater Hot Springs, Lembang, Indonesia

Nothing beats a nice soak in a hot spring, especially after you’ve been walking around a lot! After our visit to Tangkuban Perahu Volcano, our guide drove us downhill to Sari Ater Hot Springs Resort in Ciater district.  Sitting in the middle of a tea estate, the spacious retreat has dozens of natural mineral springs fed by heat from surrounding volcanoes. The water contains iodium and … Continue reading Sari Ater Hot Springs, Lembang, Indonesia

Lost World of Tambun Hot Springs & Spa by Night

My parents hail from the state of Perak in Malaysia, which is famous for its beautiful limestone hills. Every year while driving back, I’d marvel at the sight of these majestic wonders, shaped over millions and millions of years. Some of the oldest are around 400mil years old (!!!). But while my trips to Perak have always been to visit relatives, I’ve rarely gone on a … Continue reading Lost World of Tambun Hot Springs & Spa by Night