Batam Spa Day

Yesterday, my friend and I were up at the ungodly hour of 5:30am, heading to Harbourfront ferry terminal to catch a boat across to Sekupang in Batam. Once we were safely across, the spa picked us up and we arrived at the Tempat Senang Spa retreat after ten minutes on the road. We had booked…

Thai massage Vs. Laos massage

I’ve sampled both a Thai and Laos full body massage, and here’s how they compare: My sister and I signed up for a traditional Thai massage in the reggae-infused town of Krabi, Thailand. We’d spent a day climbing clay cliffs and swimming in caves at Railay beach, and after a few long bus journeys felt…