It's the ciy I adore most in Southeast Asia. It's the city I first came to in 2000, to explore the beaches, a cooking school, the temples, the weekend market and more.
And so now I'm back after 4 or 5 trips in between to the Venice of the East, with its congestion, traffic, super malls, amazing hospitality and grace.
Even at the Chatachuk Weekend market, with its endless stalls and counterfeit goods, where one can find beautiful silk pillows amongst all of it after a lemon and soda drink at Viva.
And yes, I am still as smitten.