Travel Blogs from Thailand, Thailand

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Waterfalls, Birds, and Gardens, Doi Inthanon National Park, Thailand travel blog

Waterfalls, Birds, and Gardens

A travel blog entry by 2vagabonds

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... largest city in northern Thailand and just about 50 km to the southwest of it is Doi Inthanon National Park. Famous for having Thailand's highest peak of the same name, it also has a pair of matching shrines at the summit that commemorate the King and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Running Out of Luck, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Running Out of Luck

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... ) to a small ferry port, 40 minutes on a boat, and then finally another taxi to our hotel.  Thailand is famous for having several islands which are supposedly meant to have beautiful white sandy beaches and stunning landscapes. Many ...

The Venice of Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The Venice of Thailand

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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We got up on the friday morning at 4.15am (Not much time for lie ins this week.) We were picked up at 4.45am and were on our way to the World famous floating markets just north of Bangkok.( www.thailandguidebook.com/floatingmarket ) We arrived about ...

Busy Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Busy Bangkok

A travel blog entry by benleah

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... very hot and humid and it makes me wonder how on earth I coped last time in India for 6 weeks? Our arrival into Thailand was somewhat unexpected with airport hiccups seemingly a recurring theme of this trip so far. We left Kelly and Anthony´s ...

Mae Hong Son Road Loop (Pai), Pai, Thailand travel blog

Mae Hong Son Road Loop (Pai)

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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... K often needs reminding off. Day 1 was a 5 hour drive to the first major stop Pai. Pai is a small town in northern Thailand's Mae Hong Son Province, near the Myanmar (new name for Burma) border.  Pia a small sleepy market town, is probably what ...

Hornbills and Elephants, Pak Chong, Thailand travel blog

Hornbills and Elephants

A travel blog entry by 2vagabonds

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Joe: After a night of watching 3 million bats emerge from a cave, we had a nice dinner and retired early because the morning would bring a guided tour of Khao Yei National Park with the promise of great birds, elephants, and maybe even a big cat. Our ...

Royal Flora with a French and a Scottsman, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Royal Flora with a French and a Scottsman

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... celebrations of His Majesty's Accession to the Throne in 2006 and the 80th Birthday of His Majesty the King of Thailand in 2007.   Perfectly manicured lawns and beds of colorful flowers create an appeasing setting tainted by sausage stands and ice ...

Somewhere over SE Asia, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Somewhere over SE Asia

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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Technology is mesing with the flow of this travelogue! Most of my time so far has been on planes or subsumed by the IBM Project That Won't Go Away, so sorry for these odd iPod-transmitted posts. I'm now en route for Delhi via Bangkok. I spent my morning ...

Crouching Tiger.. not so hidden elephant, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Crouching Tiger.. not so hidden elephant

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... but we decided to follow him and take him up on his offer of free entry and 100 Baht (just under 2 quid) for a drink... expensive in Thailand but we decided it was fine seeing as we didn't have to pay entry.  We were let into a seedy little club with ...

Bright lights of Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bright lights of Bangkok

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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An Air India farce From Kathmandu we flew to Bangkok, via Delhi, for our next leg around S.E Asia, and we were clearly reminded why, environmental implications apart, we hated flying. We were flying Indian Airlines / Air India who, it seems, can’t ...

Ciao Ciao Chiang Mai, Last Entry From Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Ciao Ciao Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... and it is the most beautiful thing I can take away from having been a part of this community of NGO's in Northern Thailand. I fondly recall winter nights around the fire with the girls singing old anti-communist songs, cooking western food for our Thai ...

How Not To Get To Malaysia, Phatthalung, Thailand travel blog

How Not To Get To Malaysia

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... spend all our remaining Thai Currency on snacks before we were again on our way, heading for the south west border crossing. We walked from Thailand to Malaysia, as we have found that this is more fun and less hassle than trying to get a bus or taxi or ...

Lollygagging Mode Shut Down, Khuang Pao, Thailand travel blog

Lollygagging Mode Shut Down

A travel blog entry by 2vagabonds

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... a shock! And we had it all to ourselves! It was cold and refreshing and maybe the best thing I have done so far in Thailand. Such a thrill. After getting pummeled by the cascading water, Joe sat behind me on the rocky ledge in the middle of the falls as ...

All roads lead to Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

All roads lead to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by rachel_jodie

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... way again. So, here we are in Bangkok- again, enjoying a 24 hour lay-over before heading up to Chiang Mai (north of thailand) tonight. Our week in Siem Reap was really wonderful.... one not soon to be forgotten. We wrote last that we had been invited ...

Delhi belly in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Delhi belly in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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So after arriving on the train in the wee hours of the morning, we waited till a travel place opened up. When one did we booked a minivan/taxi combo to Siem Reap in Cambodia leaving the next day. So we had a day to kill in Bangkok and we ended up doing ...

How not to get ready for 27 hours of travel, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

How not to get ready for 27 hours of travel

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... in Bangkok and since I would be leaving I figured I had to go and see it for myself at least once. (When in Thailand...!) That was an interesting experience and it was fun taking local buses to get there since I am now a veteran of the transportation ...

The Bustle of Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The Bustle of Bangkok

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... Buddah. Sitting atop a golden altar, the diminutive figure is always cloaked in royal robes reflecting one of the three seasons of Thailand. As I walked inside Wat Phra Kaew, it was not so much the Buddah that intrigued me, buttThe sounds of those praying ...

The Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The Grand Palace

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... Temple of the Emerald Buddha which sits on the site of the Grand Palace and acts as the personal temple of the Monarch.   Thailand is a constitutional monarchy.  The King of Thailand (or, as he used to be known, the King of Siam) is the ...

A Year Today. Coming home Part 2., Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

A Year Today. Coming home Part 2.

A travel blog entry by wanderinwonder

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I inevitably left the last blog post to today!  A year ago today Ben and I were leaving from Munich to Bangkok to embark on our TESOL and backpacking adventure. I cannot fathom how fast the time has flown. It has been 19 weeks and 5 days since we ...

Ko Tao - Beach Life!, Ko Tao, Thailand travel blog

Ko Tao - Beach Life!

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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The bus/boat trip from Bangkok to Ko Tao was pretty uneventful, surprising considering dodgy transport has become a recurring theme on our trip, the VIP bus runs overnight and despite hearing all the horror-stories regarding being drugged and the ...

Our Final Hours in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Our Final Hours in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... souvenirs to help raise money; they even sell t-shirts which state the slogan ‘shutdown Bangkok, restart Thailand’.  Bangkok is famously known for having some odd nightlife which is specifically confined to several streets ...

Luang prabang to Chiang Mai, Thailand, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Luang prabang to Chiang Mai, Thailand

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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The original plan when we came to Chiang Mai was to only stay for a week; however, we ended up staying for two and half weeks.  So, here are the highlights of our time there. On arriving at our destination it became clear that Nic was not well, ...

Pai & The Bakery, Pai, Thailand travel blog

Pai & The Bakery

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... religious and the fights were quite intense and interesting to watch. I had a very good time watching something very traditional to Thailand. The knockout of the night went to a small little English fighter who was being pummeled for an entire round and ...

Bangkok Subvarnabhumi airport, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok Subvarnabhumi airport

A travel blog entry by stefanoandrea

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We landed at Subvarnabhumi around 10 am local time, we were lucky as we could get on the bus to Jomtien at 11 ...

Bang! Bang! in Bangkok - days 39 to 48, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bang! Bang! in Bangkok - days 39 to 48

A travel blog entry by thetwodaves

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... up for the let-down.    We needed to escape our boredom, so needed to escape Bangkok, and indeed Thailand entirely given the unrest being released in other provincial cities.  We could have taken one of the numerous journeys offered ...

Beach Life, Ko Tao, Thailand travel blog

Beach Life

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Waking up without an alarm is an amazing thing.  I get moving around 10 and we all meet up for our boat ride around 11:30.  We take a long-tail boat that leaves the main dock at Mae Hat and circles us counter-clockwise for a 6 hour tour.  ...

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