Bangkok is often a mystery of traffic congestion and related stress in getting from point A to B. I learned a long time ago that thinking I could accomplish 3 things in a day – all in different locations around the city – was a tad too ambitious. These days I try to round up my activities in a given 24 hours into a particular location, and just stay put.
On the other hand, there are always tempting reasons to dive into the fray of Bangkok traffic, and one for me is a good fitness class. For 8 months or so I was a regular at a HIIT training studio. They offered a ½ hour lunch class that I loved, and the location was a short ride (defined as more-or-less 20 minutes) from my office. I could get there, get a workout in, shower and return in a respectable hour and a half. Twice a week I figured was doable. Continue reading “The Best Yoga Studio in Thailand that No One Knows About – Sol Yoga Bangkok”
I fly a lot with my day job. Over the years I have observed the way my body reacts to this situation. Sometimes not so well.
The biggest problem I have noticed is Continue reading “How to Avoid “Jet Belly” (aka Bloat) and Generally Feel Good when Flying”
Here in Thailand, life tends to move a bit more slowly than other places. The cultural impulse is to keep things relaxed and light. “Jai yen” means, “keep a cool heart.” This phrase is used to calm someone who is getting emotional – angry usually – in public. Keeping the group together is priority number 1 – and if someone begins to get Continue reading “3 Reasons to Reign in Your Relationship with Electronic Devices”
If you are in Bangkok for work or holiday and have a half day to spare, and if you don’t feel up to a temple or market visit, I have a recommendation for you. Actually, except for Continue reading “Have a Few Hours in Bangkok? Try Su Esthetics Day Spa”
Looking for a virtuous and indulgent way to spend a Saturday with a couple of girlfriends in Bangkok? Or perhaps you will soon find yourself with a free Saturday in Bangkok at one end of a business trip and just want to treat yourself right for the day? I’ve got you covered: Continue reading “Bangkok Guide: a Self-care Saturday”