Travel Blogs from Thailand, Thailand

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Bumming Around Before Burma, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Bumming Around Before Burma

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... I used up my Pai time in Luang Prabang, which I certainly do not regret. It gives me another reason to come back to Thailand. He's actually driving a motorcycle up there. Now that's something I am not going to do when I return some day. I've met some ...

Koh Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi Island, Thailand travel blog

Koh Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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One More Beer, Khanom, Thailand travel blog

One More Beer

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... had a hot shower in three weeks. The food is great, with a wide range of Thai meals but also the best cheeseburger in Thailand - and it really is, too. It's a great place in a great place, and we heartily reccomend it. Just get here before ...

"Ban Kwan Chai Camp."

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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  A 2 hour car ride though the town of Trat and to the pier at Laem Ngop then we took a boat ride to the large island of Ko Chang.  About 20 years ago  this is where "hippies" (for those of you that remember the word) camped out in some ...

Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... behaviour on both sides of many exchanges was disappointing to see. Sadly, such a relationship is now scarring much of Thailand. The day was rounded off with a true Kim Chrystal Shopping Frenzy! Items included: "North Face" Backpack (x1) ...

Great Ruins, Sukhothai, Thailand travel blog

Great Ruins

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Continuing our visits to UNSECO sites, we took a bus to one of the first capitals in the Thai empire "Sukhothai." The emerging Thai nation flourished militarily, claiming lands as far north as Vientiane (capital of Laos now), and culturally developing a ...

Beer, burgers and buddhas, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Beer, burgers and buddhas

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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As we'd had such a good time at the Park everyone who was staying in Chiang Mai on the Sunday night decided to meet up for a few drinks. Beforehand we went for a wander around the Sunday night market, which is massive, and had dinner with Liz’s ...

Without a plan in the Land of Smiles, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Without a plan in the Land of Smiles

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... 's all I really wanted to know about it. We were at input overload and with the amount of information taken in in Vietnam, Thailand's history just doesn't seem as impressive. From the temple we pop across back to the Grand Palace side and walk past as we ...

The final countdown, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The final countdown

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... for the next 4 months at least. Here goes, We got to the train station suitably early, so as not to miss a Train in Thailand again. The station was suitably empty except for a few monks and people who like us were erring on the side of timely ...

Coup de Etat, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Coup de Etat

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... the bar screaming, "The Communists are Coming, The Communists are Coming!" I though to myself, oh sh-t the Chinese are taking over Thailand. But, as most of you know, such was not the case. The coup occurred on Tuesday evening here in Thailand. I was ...

First Island South, Ko Tao, Thailand travel blog

First Island South

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We jumped on a bus for the about 3 hour ride to the pier and then a "fast ferry" for 2 hours (they have a slow ferry, cost less and takes 4 hrs) to the small island of Ko Tao. The island was named by its first settlers for the island's turtle-like ...

A day on the water in a Sun Island Longtail, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

A day on the water in a Sun Island Longtail

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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Today we have a special day, we celebrate our half a year wedding anniversary while still on our honeymoon. We are about 225 days on our way since we left Bermuda in June 2010, and we are struggling with finding an end to our travels. There are so many ...

Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Temple of the Emerald Buddha

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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This morning grabbed a taxi for a drive down to the "Ko Ratanakosin" area which is the Vatican City of Thai Buddhism. Based on this, you must dress modestly-long pants and closed toe shoes only. We purchase 2 tickets for the Grand Palace and Wat Phra ...

Biking around the Island, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Biking around the Island

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... , so we figured why not. It is a small 125CC moped, but big enough for us both. It rides remarkably well. Driving a bike in Thailand is statistically one of the most dangerous places to do so. But Ko Lanta is quite calm, there are not many cars so here it ...

National Treasure, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

National Treasure

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We made it to our final stop north Chiang Mai, for the people of Thailand the city is considered a national treasure. For us, it was a reminder of our trip here 7 or so years ago (our first to Thailand) and what great fun we had.   The old city is ...

Not Much Between Despair and Ecstacy..., Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Not Much Between Despair and Ecstacy...

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... basics are that Jim Thompson was a terribly chic American who used to work for the OSS (CIA) and fell in love with Thailand and revitalized the Thai silk industry and introduced it to the West. His compound of antique traditional Thai homes that he bought ...

Felt at home in Krabi Town, Krabi, Thailand travel blog

Felt at home in Krabi Town

A travel blog entry by wanderinwonder

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... underneath us and the biggest sea urchin's I have ever seen.  Phra Nang Cave: The final stop and my favourite place in Thailand thus far.Granted the main beach was again crowded with tourists. We had an hour to explore, so we headed straight for ...

High Society, Ban Houimanaw, Thailand travel blog

High Society

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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Time moves slowly in the mountains, perhaps it has something to do with the fact that the majority of the day is spent ensuring your survival. Cultivating the rice paddies, colleting fire wood so you can cook, gathering roots from the fields and ...

Lazing the Day Away, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Lazing the Day Away

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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Today started like most do here in Bangkok only today I decided when I finished reading the Bangkok Post to crack open the other English language newspaper, The Nation. When I was done with that it was time for a few bits from Newsweek and The Economist ...

Bangkok train station to airport, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok train station to airport

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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Only 10 Baht for the train to the ...

Arrived in Thailand, Bo Phut, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Arrived in Thailand

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... a much larger window (with curtains), slightly more room and it was easier to keep your bags close at hand. Arriving in Thailand the next morning was quite straight forward, everyone had to get off the train for immigration and then wait twenty minutes ...

Tuk-tuks in the rain, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Tuk-tuks in the rain

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... checked in my suitcase at the United Travellers Connection seeing as I was not going to need that much as I travelled into northern Thailand. Kate and Jonty however were at the tail ends of their travels, and were carrying plenty so a taxi was called ...

Learning to Dive, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Learning to Dive

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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Rachel tells me about a magical island paradise where it costs only GBP150 to do a 4-day diving course. She hasn't fully convinced me that the diving course is a great idea because I much prefer land to sea, and I have the ability of toad swimming in the ...

Destination Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Destination Bangkok

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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We had the choice of paying $160 for a plane ticket from Siem Reap to Bangkok, or $10 to take the bus, so we took the scenic route. We took a mini-bus from our hotel to catch the larger bus to the border where we had to unload to go though customs on ...

Culture Shock in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Culture Shock in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... : Day : 65 Temperature : 33 degress Weather : Sunny in the mornings, rainy late afternoons We have arrived in "Amazing Thailand"!! We didn't think we'd make it here quite so easily when our Indian Airlines flight from Kathmandu to Delhi was ...

Back in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Check in hassles (scissors and mosquito swatter checked in separately) Taxi hassle (gang together and refuse to turn meter on) - better to arrive earlier in day (taxi should be 250 on meter) Dropped off and checked in 120B room --- Shawn leaving in a ...

The Great Bangkok Tuk-Tuk Scam, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The Great Bangkok Tuk-Tuk Scam

A travel blog entry by cleff

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So, we had our first real scam pulled on us yesterday, but came out pretty much unscathed, except for the blisters on our feet. We're been traveling with two Canadian girls we met on Koh Tao island (who are a total riot I might add). So we wake up on ...

R U Serious! 3rd class tickets only!?, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

R U Serious! 3rd class tickets only!?

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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... the oldest bicycles in the world before racing around the park at lightning speed. All the postcard pictures that you see of Thailand were all taken in this place. Some of the sights were instantly recognisable. Sarah took great pleasure in showing me ...

Our room came with pets, Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

Our room came with pets

A travel blog entry by cleff

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Its hard to keep a travel blog up to date. Every day so many things happen that you wish you could share with someone. Like yesterday So I've decided to just type up a few sections right from the pages of my journal to kind of get caught up. I've ...

Simple Pleasures at Simple Life, Ko Tao, Thailand travel blog

Simple Pleasures at Simple Life

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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I have caught up, but it's only really by cheating. I have managed to buy us an extra day, by making sure I didn't have anything additional to write for today's exploits - making my job a lot simpler to catch up. The reason we haven't done anything ...

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