Travel Blogs from Bangkok, Thailand

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Swimming Monkies - Part 2, Bangkok and other, Thailand travel blog

Swimming Monkies - Part 2

A travel blog entry by paul

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... to Krabi. They are both very nice and they have the required attributes of a partner in my land buying idea. They love Thailand, they are environmentally aware, not greedy and have access to money. OK. We arrange to meet in Krabi. We meet Michael ...

Life in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Life in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by paul

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... could be far better educated and the world could be a far more intelligent, advanced place. Some thoughts on modernising Thailand. Hmmm, a few days ago at playtime in school, the kids and I were watering our garden that we have planted. ...

Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok

A travel blog entry by arlash

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... we were in business class. It was only a three hour flight, but they really went the extra distance to make it comfortable. Bangkok is a lot bigger than I thought. It was 90 degrees when I stepped outside of the airport. Quite a change from the temps ...

First Few Days, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

First Few Days

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... currently Asia's top tourist destination - the third in the world according to Travel & Leisure  magazine. Bangkok is Thailand's major tourist gateway, which means that the majority of foreign tourists arrive in Bangkok. The Tourism Authority ...

Last Thai-me in Southeast Asia, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Last Thai-me in Southeast Asia

A travel blog entry by chrisandlara

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... were too difficult, and we had heard many great things about Pai, and Soppong, our final stop in northern Thailand before heading back to Bangkok. Many of you have written to us asking us who writes these travelogues. We can tell you they are truly a ...

We are safe, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

We are safe

A travel blog entry by chrisandlara

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... . Fortunately, we have heard back from all of our friends that we knew were in the affected areas. Lisa Foran, who works in Bangkok, but was vacationing on the islands, has been stranded for a couple of days, but is otherwise fine. We are also meeting ...

Some pics and movies of normal stuff, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Some pics and movies of normal stuff

A travel blog entry by paul

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... helping, so there are some of that. Last night we went to Fashion Island - a big shopping mall - the shopping malls in Bangkok are often huge and often have displays or activities going on in them. Last night there was a big flower and plant display ...

King's birthday celebration, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

King's birthday celebration

A travel blog entry by eric

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Sawat-dii kap, Greetings from Thailand.  I'm loving it here.  Arrived safely in Bangkok and at my hotel.  My first impression was how similar it was to Africa:  the heat, humidity and the smells on the street.  On the plane ...

a connecting flight to Bankok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

a connecting flight to Bankok

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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Left Kuala Lumpur this morning at noon and then flew two hours to Bangkok. From Bankok I flew 4 hours to Delhi and arrived around 6PM. I was picked up and taken to the hotel.  I relaxed with some dinner and then used the internet. At 10:30PM I ...

City Residence, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

City Residence

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... no doubt, but sometimes it can get tiring, and believe it or not, doing something "normal" is a welcome relief! So, finished with Thailand, with a hell of a lot more life experiences under our belts, to say the least, we're off to pack our bags (filled ...

Muay Thai, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Muay Thai

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... the fighters enter the ring, they bow towards their place of birth then to the north, south, east and west of Thailand. After that, they perform a dance in tribute to their trainer, accompanied by traditional Thai music played live in the stands which ...

One night in Bangkok...., Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

One night in Bangkok....

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... off on a kayak and kayak around some of it and then snorkel at certain spots. What makes these islands and much of southern Thailand and northern Malaysia so picturesque is the limestone cliffls that jut out of the land or sea - this area would be a ...

A break from the city, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

A break from the city

A travel blog entry by jawad

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The results from the poll were pretty even between Vietnam and Cambodia, so what am I doing back in Bangkok? Coming back to Thailand seemed like the logical destination as I'd have more time to arrange flights and visas (if needed) and I couldn't find ...

News from the bad boys / ex monks, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

News from the bad boys / ex monks

A travel blog entry by paul

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... the Shan area has been fighting for a long time to gain some independence.  Boun Thavee's girlfriend was basically a refugee in Thailand and didn't have Thai citizenship or the benefits that go with it.  So hopefully she will be OK in ...

SONGKRAN, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

SONGKRAN

A travel blog entry by paul

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... a Tibetan Buddhist Monk. I used to go to his meditation classes on Sundays in Craigieburn, Victoria, Australia. Songkran is Thailand's New Year festival and it is held on 13 and 14 April. During the Songkran period many Thai people travel ...

Gross Domestic Happiness, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Gross Domestic Happiness

A travel blog entry by paul

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... a drop in morality, lack of sustainability, cultural and spiritual crisis. Local initiatives For half a century now Thailand has been following the money-oriented model of economic development. The result has been modernisation with a myriad ...

Tour for Thai friend, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Tour for Thai friend

A travel blog entry by eric

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... you have someone to speak the language.  She hadn't been there since she was a kid.  Only had vague memories of Thailand's most important cultural sights.  It was a treat to see her eyes light up.  Her appreciation was obviously a ...

Paul's future work?, Bangkok and others, Thailand travel blog

Paul's future work?

A travel blog entry by paul

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... . The following is an email from Stu. Stu is a 19 year old from Brisbane. He has just finished 3 + months volunteering in Thailand. Sawatt Dii Khrap!!! Oh my golly!!! I can't believe I've been here three months! And this is the first email ...

Floating Market, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Floating Market

A travel blog entry by jackandandrew

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... market. It was apparently a "speed" boat, but i could moonwalk quicker! It was a good way to see that not all of Bangkok was smoke and pollution! After 20 minute boat trip, we arrived at the floating market. All the stalls were the same so once you ...

Bangkok - evening sponsored by Cargill, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok - evening sponsored by Cargill

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... 's finest hour of hostel room finding so we decide to move tomorrow. Whilst in the airport this morning, I spotted in a Bangkok city guide that there is a Sunday brunch at the Sukhotahi Hotel which offers free flowing champagne, Caviar, lobster bisque, ...

A quick stopover in Bangkok (after a free flight), Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

A quick stopover in Bangkok (after a free flight)

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... airport was fairly uneventful and our Air Asia flight left on time. We picked up the flights during the troubles in Thailand when all flights to Bangkok were free so it was a fantastic deal. We arrived in Bangkok and eventually found our free airport pick ...

Bangok.... again!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangok.... again!

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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... for maybe a week or so. So looking forward to it and plan to head south when we arrive and try and get a boat back to Thailand for early June and give it island madness. Starting with maybe Phi Phi and then Ko Phan Yang for a full moon party!! Gazza ...

Day 102, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Day 102

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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It was around 6am when Gabi and I arrived by bus at Bangkok's famous backpacker hangout Khao San Road. We were met by the usual touts but we made our way independently up and down the street trying to find some accommodation. Well, I was looking for a ...

Return to Bangkok's bright lights, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Return to Bangkok's bright lights

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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... spent three weeks travelling through Cambodia with them and having flown the short hop from Siem Reap. From rural Cambodia to Bangkok, wow that’s a contrast. Worlds apart.  There were a few activities we wanted to share and we'd ...

Baby Kitty arrives home, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Baby Kitty arrives home

A travel blog entry by paul

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"But if we consider things in detail, can we really say that capitalism is the best system? Even the United States, the largest, most successful capitalist economy suffers inequalities as 50 million Americans go without health insurance...It is ...

End of the Family Vacation, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

End of the Family Vacation

A travel blog entry by dane

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... our trip was spent making sure she had one of every item that had ever been designed, manufactured, or dreamed of in Thailand.  After that, we backtracked to make sure she had several of her favorites.  My parents have lots of close ...

Obscured Lenses, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Obscured Lenses

A travel blog entry by dane

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Some thoughts about travelers' first trips abroad. You know how you occasionally look up and see how filthy your car's windshield is, and you’re mildly surprised that you let it get that dirty? That you kept saying, "I’ll clean it later." But ...

My Parents Arrive, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

My Parents Arrive

A travel blog entry by dane

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... count in my arrogant estimation.  So when they agreed to start their planetary exploration with a 14,000-mile journey to Thailand, I was thrilled and impressed. First of all, I was just excited to see them.  Since they moved to ...

Loy Krathong on kids, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Loy Krathong on kids

A travel blog entry by paul

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Loy Krathong Festival for this year. Loy Krathong this year was held on the 24th of Nov (the same day as the Australian election). Morning. As usual Alif went off to play computer games and Vava told us that she would be at the library where there ...

Second Christmas in Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Second Christmas in Thailand

A travel blog entry by dane

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Our first Christmas in Thailand was in the north, in Chiang Rai.  It was cold.  We were out in the sticks.  It wasn't overly festive, but it was pleasant and we had stockings that Miguel and Christina had given us before we left.  ...

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