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Monday, September 15, 2014

Dear Reader, Advertisers and Sponsors

This blog is currently idle.

To my friends, avid readers, advertisers and sponsors please do accept my earnest apology for idling and for not responding to your offers and inquiries.

To the hosting service providers with whom I owed web hosting subscriptions please forgive my (very) payment.

I do hope to be back soon in the blog land. It's just that work and offline life is stealing my time away for now.

Thank you for your forgiveness and consideration.

With a very sincere heart,
Chie Wilks

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

The top 10 luxury resorts to visit in Koh Samui

If you are heading to Thailand for a holiday or as part of a larger travel plan, you should makes sure you visit the wonderful destination of Koh Samui. Here there is an abundance of culture, ancient history, beautiful scenery and a whole lot more. There are some fabulous hotels and resorts to stay in too, if you want to live in the lap of luxury. And if you can afford it then why not enjoy yourself?

With that in mind here are 10 fabulous luxury resorts that would make your visit to Thailand and Koh Samui even more memorable:

Zazen Boutique Resort and Spa
Located in Bophut, the Zazen Boutique Resort and Spa is a 5 star resort with a lot of appeal to everyone from pensioners to couples on their honeymoon. This resort has had wonderful reviews across the board by its guests and it is a great base from which to explore the region.

Renaissance Koh Samui Resort and Spa
If luxury is what you are searching for the this fabulous 5 star resort and spa could be just the ticket. Based on the beautiful Lamai Beach this place offers holiday bungalows with private pools, and the views from your little chalet is truly amazing. Bathe, swim, relax and just enjoy this beach front resort.

Tongsai Bay Cottages and Hotel
Whether you are on honeymoon with your loved one or on a posh year out staying at the best hotels around, you will absolutely love the Tongsai Bay Cottages and Hotel. These cottages offer you privacy and amazing facilities so that you can pamper yourself at the resort, and travel from it to explore the wonders of Koh Samui.

Silvadee Pool Spa Resort
With around 50 rooms and villas the Silvadee Pool Spa Resort has a lot to offer tourists who find themselves in the exotic locale of Koh Samui. This secluded resort is ideal for couples who want to get away from the world, while exploring another part of it.

You can find much more information on Koh Samui holidays online so take a look and book a fantastic break. You won’t regret choosing Thailand and Koh Samui and if you choose one of these resorts you are bound to have the holiday of a lifetime.

Saturday, June 01, 2013

How's Fort Santiago?

If God permits, I will be able to travel to Manila on the 14th, this month. I have my agenda there and the plan is to stay there for two days. During my stay, I would like to pay a quick visit to Fort Santiago. I kinda' miss the place and I am curious to check how it is today. Are there changes to the place? Are the changes for the better? Is it more beautiful now? Is the historic spirit still there?

Here's looking back to our Fort Santiago tour years ago:

Climbing to the house of the Spaniards. What i really saw inside was arts, decors, furniture and interiors of 300 years ago. 

Canons. This one is the real leftover of war. 

Striking a pose by our National Hero's monument. Thanks to him for being one of those who suffered just to freed our country from Spanish slavery. 

That tour ended with a picture by the Pasig River. It looks clean doesn't it. I wonder how the river looks today. 

Monday, May 27, 2013

Log Cabins by The Lake

For a quiet and relaxing retreat near Broken Bow Lake, cabins with occupancy for about 6 people are available through Beavers Bend Log Cabins, LCC. The lake and cabins are only a three or four hour's drive from either Dallas or Oklahoma City. Surrounding parklands and the lake provide places for pursuing leisure and outdoor sport activities like boating and fishing while the cabins have comfortable beds and other furnishings and amenities for a pleasant stay. Luxurious Cabin Lodging Multiple bedrooms and two full bathrooms are found in the cabins offered by Beavers Bend Log Cabins, LCC. King and queen beds are provided. Kitchens are fully furnished and sitting rooms have attractive furnishings. Cabins also have amenities like washers and dryers, wood burning fireplaces and hot tubs. Satellite TV and large flat screen TVs, charcoal grills and central heating and air conditioning are some of the other amenities provided. Getaway Accommodations near Broken Bow Lake Those staying at Beavers Bend Log Cabins can visit the lake and nearby parks like Hochatown State Park and Beavers Bend Resort Park. Broken Bow Lake is a reservoir on the Mountain Fork River. One of the largest lakes in Oklahoma, the reservoir is found in the southeastern part of the state near the town of Broken Bow. The region belonged to the Choctaw peoples before settlers of European descent arrived. The region is now treasured for its wildlife, forests, river and lake. For more information, getaway planners can find Beavers Bend Cabins at

Monday, May 20, 2013

Waiting For The Sunset With My Doggies

I had a great time bonding with dogs one afternoon. I wanted to watch the sunset while sitting on the seawall, indulging myself with the beauty of the sky kissing the ocean. It was a very scenic view! Watching the sunset was more fun with my dogs with me.

My dogs would follow me wherever I do. They just love accompanying me and I do love their company the most. They are like real babies who would follow their momma wherever.

Here's me and Chiz on the seawall. The other two, Chewy and Candy were scared to climb up with us. They were maybe scared thinking I would give them a good cold bath in the sea as what I get when I get the chance. It was a one lovely afternoon for all of us. Later, after the sunset watching, I took a plunge. The sea was just too hard for me to resist.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Easirent Car Hire Services

With Gatwick Airport being the second busiest in all of Britain, it’s essential for there to be a good car service to get commuters to and from. Easirent provides car hire at Gatwick Airport and they continue to invest in new vehicles to expand their fleet, ensuring that they can meet the growing demand from the over 30 million customers who use the airport yearly. As a premier car hire business, Easirent believes that customer service should be exemplary, second to none. While there are many others offering the service at the airport, they believe their top-quality range of vehicles for hire and the personal service places them above their competition. Easirent allows for customers between the ages of 25 to 75 who have had their driver’s license for more than two years. There is unlimited mileage on their cars, but there are restrictions on vans hired. All rentals must be paid for by credit card, cash is not accepted. They allow for deals for their clients who book a car online and they do not tack on any hidden charges or cancellation fees. In order to pick up your vehicle customers will need to have their license, a credit card with the driver’s name on it and a second form of ID. Because travel can be stressful, even for the seasoned traveler, Easirent aims to make the transportation from the Gatwick Airport to the car hire, an easy one for their customers. With over 25 years of experience, they can be trusted to be reliable and professional.