Springfield@Sea Resort and Spa

Springfield Resort Pool Area

Guest Pool

Early this year we spent 3 weeks in Thailand and we stayed at the Springfield@Sea Resort and Spa for 6 days.  The resort situated about 20 minutes drive from the city of Hua Hin in Thailand in the suburb of Cha Am a part of the Chon Buri province.  Adjacent to the beach by the Gulf of Thailand it has been the best hotel I have stayed on many Thailand trips thus far.

My brother-in-law, who has written many articles for Thai Travel Magazines, recommended the resort to us and arranged our stay.  Originally we were only going to stay 3 days but we liked it so much we stayed another 3 days. [Read more…]

Tasmania Road Trip Part I

spirit_of_tasmania_shipThis is part I of our road trip around the apple isle, the first time in Tasmania for my partner and for myself. For those who don’t know Tasmania it is Australia’s most southern state and not physically attached to the main Australian land mass, i.e. it’s an island state. Its closest Australian state is Victoria and they are separated by a sea known as the Bass Straight. [Read more…]

Two Nights In Sydney

circular quayIn July 2011 we spent an all to brief period in Sydney staying at Hotel Blue by the water in the wonderfully named suburb of Wooloomooloo, the hotel was as expected lovely and the location perfect for walking to the Opera House and the Royal Botanical Gardens.  We selected the hotel as it was within walking distance of the Opera House and neither my partner or myself had ever visited the Circular Quay. [Read more…]