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Back in Bangkok....who would have thought it?, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back in Bangkok....who would have thought it?

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE Day : 150 Temperature : 32 degrees Weather : Mostly sunny We had planned on walking to the train station in Singapore to save on a taxi fare to the airport, but our plans went pear shaped when, a) we were woken up by our room mates ...

New adventures begin, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

New adventures begin

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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We arrived in Bangkok around lunch time and took a taxi to Thanon Khao San (Kho San Road) where all the backpackers head. Bangkok is crazy, busy and noisy as hell. We had only planned to spend a few days here and some how ended up staying a week which is ...

Songkran New Year Festival, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand travel blog

Songkran New Year Festival

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... travellers flock to Chiang Mai for Songkran because it has the reputation for being the most fun place to be in the whole of Thailand during the festival. Perhaps the city moat has nurtured the festivals growth here, after all you need access to a lot of ...

Finally leaving sunny Koh Tao, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Finally leaving sunny Koh Tao

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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So yesterday we left sunny Koh Tao behind, aaaaawwwwwwwww I hear u all say! We finally crammed everything into our backpacks ready to hit the road - well the ferry actually to Chumpon then take the bus back to Bangkok for just 2 nights. It was ...

North Thailand road trip, Chiang Rai, Thailand travel blog

North Thailand road trip

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... onwards we pass through Chiang Rai on our way to the border town Mae Sai. Here we find the border between Myanmar and Thailand. When we arrived the people were preparing for a street market so the streets were about to be blocked. We parked the car a bit ...

Goodbye Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Goodbye Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... to Chiang Mai. Of course I stopped in at Libra Guesthouse again, but this was only going to be a quick visit as my time in Thailand is coming to an end. I've spent most of the last 4 days here just relaxing and reading, getting a few last things done ...

Leaving for Laos, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand travel blog

Leaving for Laos

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... van (300B) heading for Chiang Khong, which is a border town in the north of the country about five hours away. My thirty day Thailand VISA is just about to expire so I'm hightailing it to Laos, crossing the border in the morning. By all accounts Laos is ...

Phuket and Phi Phi - After the tsunami..., Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket and Phi Phi - After the tsunami...

A travel blog entry by duke_schewe

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... Bond Island re: "The Man with the Golden Gun" - A Long Boat Ride through the the largest remaining Mangrove forest in Thailand) - Ko Panyi home of a traditional Muslim Fishing Village 9. The Best Thai Massage I've had in Thailand 10. Oh and by ...

We ain't in Kansas anymore, Ranong, Thailand travel blog

We ain't in Kansas anymore

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... Koh Lak was just as bad, we waited four hours and watched as buses refused to stop. Its hard work trying the independent route in Thailand, your much better off with the organised mini buses. When we did finally get a bus and get out of there it felt like ...

Following the sun, Ko Yao Noi, Thailand travel blog

Following the sun

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 181 Temperature : 29 degrees Weather : Wet, wet, wet We've had a lovely few days here in Ko Yao Noi....in between the rain showers that is. Today, we decided to hire a motorbike again and head around the island as the weather was ...

Wat's it all about, Phetchaburi, Thailand travel blog

Wat's it all about

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... .  What started off as a place to stay for a day or two to stop off before Bangkok became our favourite city in Thailand so far, we have ended up staying right through the week, mainly the excellent food options and hospitable vibe has kept us here. ...

Trekking in Northern Thailand, North West of Chang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Trekking in Northern Thailand

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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Chiang Mai is Thailand's second city, but it has a 20 times lower population than the capital Bangkok, giving it a small-town relaxed feeling. Chiang Mai has many attractions including some beautiful temples and monasteries. We take some time to wander ...

Move to the Coast, Pattaya, Thailand travel blog

Move to the Coast

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Time to move to the coast and the beach---this time southeast of Bangkok and about 2 hours drive by taxi ($50) lies Pattaya. Pattaya in the 1960's was just a little fishing village, but during the Vietnam War saw the start of it's big beginning. The ...

Leaving the Land of Smiles...Smiling, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Leaving the Land of Smiles...Smiling

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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It's amazing really how once you're actually free to leave a place you're reminded of why you came in the first place. I've enjoyed my stay here in Bangkok and it was certainly a smooth start to the journey. When I haven't been meandering through the ...

Crazy Ladies and Overtaking Elephants!, Chaing Mai, Thailand travel blog

Crazy Ladies and Overtaking Elephants!

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... watched a bit of footy and I went to send some emails. Monday 29th March Today we decided to make our plans for Northern Thailand. We wanted to go and swim in the waterfalls at Doi Inthanon National Park and visit the town of Mae Sariang on the ...

Waxing Gibbous (not quite Full Moon) Party Beach, Had Rin, Koh Pha-Ngan, Thailand travel blog

Waxing Gibbous (not quite Full Moon) Party Beach

A travel blog entry by jawad

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As I continue to island hop up the east coast of Thailand I found myself at Had Rin beach on Koh Pha-Ngan today. The transfer up from Koh Samui was painless enough; 10 minute/50B ride to Big Buddha Pier followed by a 1 hour/100B boat journey to Had Rin ...

Beauteous Bay, Halong Bay, Thailand travel blog

Beauteous Bay

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... and gilt decorations. As I write this, Martin sits behind me at the bar sipping a beer. Internet cafes are all over Thailand and Vietnam. In Vietnam, these cafes also serve as travel agents where you can book flights, buses and tours. Certainly ...

The world that is Pattaya, Pattaya, Thailand travel blog

The world that is Pattaya

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... evening we went to show, along with the 3 sisters that my mum worked with. The show was called Alangkarn, which was a history of Thailand. We arrived at the place - which is where the previous week Miss Thailand 2006 was staged. As we walked in we were ...

A little bit of luxury goes a long way., Phuket, Thailand travel blog

A little bit of luxury goes a long way.

A travel blog entry by mette

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After signing off on Monday morning I paced up and down the arrivals hall in Bangkok international airport for what seemed three days before the doors finally opened and my mother emerged. The hug I got from her was much better than the one the guru gave ...

Journey to beautiful La....okay, back to Bangkok!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Journey to beautiful La....okay, back to Bangkok!

A travel blog entry by sarah

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... hit up tourists: I had a cheeky little monster on a full-suspension bike ask if he could have my watch. We passed back into Thailand across the Mekong River, and into the town of Nong Khai. It was only a few hour stop, waiting for our night train ...

Move over Jamie Oliver and other stuff..., Chiang mai, Thailand travel blog

Move over Jamie Oliver and other stuff...

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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On the 16th we decided to flex our culinary skills and delve into the world of Thai cooking. Sut, our speech inflection challenged host, firstly took us shopping around the local market for loads of weird and wonderful stuff to use based upon the ...

Storms, Scooters and Scams, Ko Mak, Thailand travel blog

Storms, Scooters and Scams

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... a sticker on us of a smiley face,which they'd given us in exchange for taking our ticket. This may seem weird but is common in Thailand and we've never had a problem with it before, there's always been someone there in the bus area when we've needed to ...

Heading Home via 5 Star, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Heading Home via 5 Star

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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Arrived at 8pm at the hotel and got quite a culture shock.. not sure if we actually like staying 5 star... but give me a day and Im sure Ill adjust haha.... Anyway.. hotel is lovely and things worked out exactly as planned. We spent the two days ...

Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok

A travel blog entry by arlash

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... steel bridge has been repaired and is still functioning today. Then it was off to visit Hellfire Pass, a section of the Thailand - Burmese railway that was built by allied prisoners and conscripted workers. As many as 15,000 prisoners died because of the ...

Delay in paradise..., Koh lipe, Thailand travel blog

Delay in paradise...

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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So remember when I wrote about "Thai time" well we were told today to show up at 2 pm at the Barracuda Bar on the beach to check-in for our 4pm ferry back to Langkawi. Why do you need two hours for check-in? Its only a 5 minute wait at the fold out card ...

How much does it cost to live in Thailand (South), Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

How much does it cost to live in Thailand (South)

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... so this could have been much better. The rest was spent on ATM fee's, seemly unavoidable with a standard debit card in Thailand, usually around 150B a pop. We did some research to find Aeon were allegedly the only fee free withdrawals, but when we ...

Chiang Mai (Rob), Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai (Rob)

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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The story of Chiang Mai is simple:   Kim was sickly   I hired a bicycle, went Wat crazy and lashed in style...this included:   Reliving student days by partaking of lunch in Chiang Mai University's Students' Union   Meeting up ...

Elephant Nature Park, Elephant Nature Park, Thailand travel blog

Elephant Nature Park

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... enough drinks when we're home we might demonstrate the genious of it to you! Day 3 Day 3 and the rain started! Rain, in Thailand….it’s not the rainy season! But rain it did.  Constantly.  Our job for the morning was cutting corn so ...

May contain traces of nuts, Ban Pak Song, Thailand travel blog

May contain traces of nuts

A travel blog entry by piholland

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It will be hard to write an entry about our two weeks in Pak Song with out sounding like a hippy, such was the vibe of living in a community and helping on a project that was so welcoming and laid back and really made you feel like you were part of ...

To Trek is Dreck Though Elephantine is Divine, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

To Trek is Dreck Though Elephantine is Divine

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... really riding one in earnest. Yesteday I did just that and this time it was through a stream and up and down hills in northern Thailand. My van arrived to pick me up for the hour long drive to the elephant camp as planned at 8:15 in the morning. We'd ...

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