Travel Blogs from Thailand, Thailand

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Mea Wang, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Mea Wang

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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... explaining the local ethnic groups, their history, and how many had fled Burma in 1992 to settle into communities in northwest Thailand. The principle tribes are Tai Yai, Karen, Tai Yuan, Hamong and Lua.  We have only scratched the surface with ...

Hakuna Matata, Samut Sakhon, Thailand travel blog

Hakuna Matata

A travel blog entry by wanderinwonder

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Here is an update of our lives.  I'm going to keep things short and sweet... We are leaving Thailand!  It just hasn't been working out for us, when it comes to obtaining a job here. Amongst many reasons here are the main ones: bad agent and visa ...

Phuket Island Tour, Patong Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket Island Tour

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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... by a trip to the north. On the island there is a steady stream of the usual things that you always see in Thailand, temples, monkeys and elephants which are always pleasing to the eye, and full of photo opportunities. Having ridden elephants in India, ...

Happy New Year 2015, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Happy New Year 2015

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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We have not written individual New Year messages to all, so to all our friends and family who are following our blog, we would like to wish you all a very happy New Year.     We had a superb dinner at an Italian restaurant with a ...

James Bond Island's Tour, Koah Phing kan, Thailand travel blog

James Bond Island's Tour

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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Today we continued our very pleasant stay in Phuket and opted for the 7 Island's Tour.  We don't consider ourselves pretentious but do occasionally treat ourselves to slightly more upmarket trips if the activity is on our bucket list. The ever ...

Thai Time..., Koh lipe, Thailand travel blog

Thai Time...

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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... walks and afternoons on the beach. Last night we went out for a seafood barbecue which is really popular on all the Thailand Islands, every restaurant displaying there daily catches in front in a boat display usually with the fish surrounded in ice, you ...

Messing about on the river, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Messing about on the river

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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After spending all day in bed yesterday, suffering from a peanut-induced stomach upset, I dragged myself out of my nice air conditioned hotel room to explore the sticky steets of Bangkok. This time, I was determined to avoid tuk tuks and was armed with a ...

Chiang Mai - Up North, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai - Up North

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... ( a sunday) was spent wandering around the weekend market which has brilliant food and craft stalls. This is how I expected Chiang Mai to be, charming and interesting. I guess nowhere in Thailand can escape the inevitable effects of mass tourism. ...

Day 38 Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya, Thailand travel blog

Day 38 Ayutthaya

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Ayutthaya is about 75km north of Bangkok and is the former capital of an era that covers most of modern Thailand. It was in its heyday to the mid 1700's when its population was said to be around 1 million, this would have made it the most populous city in ...

Sawadee Pi Mai!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Sawadee Pi Mai!

A travel blog entry by wanderinwonder

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Happy Thai New Year!  We celebrated the extraordinary New Year with roughly a million other people on Khao San Road on April 14th. Songkran is renowned as 'The worlds largest water fight', but esteemed by Thai's as a Hindu/Buddhist solar calendar ...

Fourth of July in Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Fourth of July in Phuket

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... between the people of Thailand and the people of Vietnam.  Vietnam draws much more influence from China and even Japan, whereas Thailand draws the majority of influence from Indonesia, India, and the middle-east.  After the show, I bought an ...

"As long as you try to be a good person...

A travel blog entry by wanderinwonder

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... for having us. Thank-you Faru, for being a truly admirable leader, and good-hearted person. And thank-you for showing us what it truly means to teach english here in Thailand, and for showing us a different approach to teaching.  Okay?  ...

Maya Bay, Shark Hunting & Monkey Beach, Ko Phi Phi Le, Thailand travel blog

Maya Bay, Shark Hunting & Monkey Beach

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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So why did we come to Ko Phi Phi?  One reason.  Ko Phi Phi Le was used as the setting of the 2000 Leonardo Dicaprio movie called The Beach.  In the movie the beach was just stunning and it looked like paradise.  Everyone was ...

Xmas in Koh Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Xmas in Koh Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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We have been to Thailand on several occasions and visited many of their islands and we have to say Koh Phi Phi is the nicest yet.  The islands are renown for being one of the most idyllic locations in the world, featuring warm azure waters and ...

Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand travel blog

Ao Nang

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... The time has come to move on, we've had an amazing time in Thailand but just recently we've been dying to feel intrepid again. Thailand offers a hedonistic blur of beaches and bars but has sold its soul in many ways. I want to find places a little more ...

Mosquito & Bamboo Islands, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Mosquito & Bamboo Islands

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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We woke up this morning with the sound of rain on the thatch roof.   We quickly got dressed (breakfast ends at 10:30 and it was already almost 10) and scurried on over to take some breakfast.  The resort provided umbrellas and they sure ...

Sawadee Ka From Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand travel blog

Sawadee Ka From Hua Hin

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... rescue named Rescue Paws. Please like on facebook and if you can donate, money from back home goes a very, very long way here in Thailand as I'm sure most of you know. In that same day we did Muay Thai training, we learned the basics and had a lot ...

Bangkok - Part one, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok - Part one

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... nbsp;but stay away from the elephants etc, it's just plain cruel. We have had a couple of great nights so far, Thailand is definately a good place to meet other travellers easily, it was much harder in Vietnam. Thai food blows all other ...

'Da Unit wit Da Greyhound', Chalong, Thailand travel blog

'Da Unit wit Da Greyhound'

A travel blog entry by rolandandlizzie

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... in Phuket back in December. For those of you who don’t know, Phuket is a large island on the west coast of Thailand. It’s known for backpackers, luxury resorts, all the stuff in-between and also those interested in fitness and Muay Thai ...

Day 42 Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Day 42 Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Day 42 Chiang Mai A free day today. A mix of activities by the group of visiting a local hill tribe, feeding tigers at the zoo, time with rescued elephants and the local temples and market. We decided on a local tour of the old inner city wall. We ...

Day 33 Rawai and an amazing seafood experience, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Day 33 Rawai and an amazing seafood experience

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Day 33 - Rawai Fishing Village Heather and Phil (Aussie mates from Perth) and no strangers to Phuket said for us to do a seafood lunch at Rawai Beach. We caught a taxi from the resort and went via Karon Beach arriving at the fishing village just ...

A New Year, and  a new country, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

A New Year, and a new country

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... of the guest house was gorgeous, in the foreground the sleepy border town of Huay Xai, in the background a small river crossing and Thailand :)  I also had some good news to find out that the Christmas presents i had sent home to my family had ...

Day 35 Bye Phuket, hello Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Day 35 Bye Phuket, hello Bangkok

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Bangkok We had an early 6.45am start for the 1hr20min flight from Phuket to Bangkok, so it was up at 4.15am to get the taxi from our resort to the airport (1hour). We again were treated to a frustrated race car driver as he used the whole road to pass ...

Oh-man we're in Bangkok (Claire hates this title), Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Oh-man we're in Bangkok (Claire hates this title)

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... bout 4 years ago and no one in Englnd likes them) songs also playing loudly on the TV overhead its quite the introduction to Thailand. We go to bed very happy to be here and excited to meet our tour group tommorrow! 31st August: Claire jumps straight ...

Monk-in-around On Ben's Birthday, Hua Hin, Thailand travel blog

Monk-in-around On Ben's Birthday

A travel blog entry by wanderinwonder

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We had to celebrate Benjamin's 26th  Birthday by making it a weekend long festivity! We finished our last day of english camps at the Hua Hin Public school, and celebrated with our new friends by eating traditional thai and drinking by the pool. ...

10th Tsunami Anniversary, Koh Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

10th Tsunami Anniversary

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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Despite the obvious Xmas festivities Koh Phi Phi Don was very much focusing on the 10th anniversary memorial for the Tsunami. We stayed at Charlie's Resort which is 20 metres from the beach, so in 2004 it was one of the first ...

Giving Thanks for Life Abroad Part Deux, Still in Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Giving Thanks for Life Abroad Part Deux

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... It's true I live in a crime scene filled with ants- but the chalk serves its purpose well. The Council for National Security, Thailand's current government reported that it will be lifting Martial Law in more than half of the country's 76 provinces - ...

Ooh! Alcohol..., Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Ooh! Alcohol...

A travel blog entry by zee

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With no sleep since Dharamasala two days before, I found myself on the airport bus to Khao Sahn road. Though I was very happy to be heading away from India, I was not looking forward to Khao Sahn, and was planning to leave for an island as quickly as ...

Day 29 bummed out at beaches, saved by the sunset, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Day 29 bummed out at beaches, saved by the sunset

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Day 29 - Patong Up early we took the opportunity to walk (climb a couple of hills) to Paradise Beach near the resort as we heard it was less crowded and clean. Alas we were too early as the beach opened at 9.30am at a cost of 500 Baht minimum ($20 ...

Thai Cuisine - The Spice of Life, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Thai Cuisine - The Spice of Life

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... , Oh well, the pad thai looked good! Bringing me to the concept of outdoor cooking. Not all, but mostly all, kitchens in Thailand are outside. I gather there are a few reasons for this. For starters, it is a tropical climate thus being hot and humid ...

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