Travel Blogs from Thailand, Thailand

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leaving SE Asia, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

leaving SE Asia

A travel blog entry by edamame

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After travelling through Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos, we came full circle and arrived back in Bangkok. After roughing it for the past two months, we were ecstatic to be staying at the luzurious Westin Grande in Bangkok. Ironically, it was the ...

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

One night in Bangkok...

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... in (100B for a dorm bed) and walked down to where the demonstrations are being held against Mr Taksin, the current Priminister for Thailand. My timing could not have been better - I arrived just in time to witness a stand off between the Thai Chief of ...

Back to Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by adamandeva

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... we decided to check out what sort of medical facilities Bangkok had to offer. I had heard rumors about the glories of Thailand's private medical system-- that this is a global center for transsexual operations and the like. Well I wasn't going that ...

Phi Phi - Thai new year (Songkran), Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Phi Phi - Thai new year (Songkran)

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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We weren't aware that we would be celebrating  two new years when we set out, but here we are in Phi Phi and it's Songkran (Thai new year). Essentially, the Thai people (and everyone else) drench each other in water for a day or two; water ...

Thailand - Overview, Satun, Thailand travel blog

Thailand - Overview

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... over a misunderstanding about the variety of sweet chilli sauce used! It is disgusting, if not embarrassing, to see.   Thailand's popularity is simply that it offers a convenient package (far from as cheap as everyone pretends). ...

The Beach, Bangkok, Koh Tao, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

The Beach

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... a few hours this morning so we headed to Tescos to get breakfast. Bread isn't something as tasty nor as freely available in Thailand compared to Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. We bought some freshly bake croissants, a jar of jam and a little magnetic game of ...

Hammock life, Koh Phangan, Thailand travel blog

Hammock life

A travel blog entry by zee

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The ride to the island was amazing. After Nepali and Indian buses it was overwhelming, and I was almost moved to tears. Picture it: a huge bus, with enormous, padded chairs that fully reclined. Only 10 people in the bus. They showed a movie. There was ...

Chiang to-the Mai baby, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang to-the Mai baby

A travel blog entry by cleff

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... the pictures taken so they can show them to the future generations and say: "Yeah, when I was a wild child backpacking in Thailand..." Anyway, we stumbled off the train and not two seconds later were assaulted by a woman I like to call Admiral ...

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 ...

Andrew, don't you dare flip this sea-doo, Ko Samui, Thailand travel blog

Andrew, don't you dare flip this sea-doo

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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After Ko Lanta we decided to go to Ko Samui, which would give us the option of hopping islands to Ko Phangan for the full moon party if we decided to later on. Getting to Samui wasn't too bad but did take a while. 7am departure from our lodge in Lanta, ...

We're 'very bad' in Haad Salad!, Haad Salad, Koh Phangan, Thailand travel blog

We're 'very bad' in Haad Salad!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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... the boats that pass in and out of the bay, which is a real shame but unfortunately not the first time we've seen it in Thailand. The funniest part of our 2 days there was when we passed an ultra-pricey resort with a fantastic pool. We were both hot and ...

Anaconda!, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Anaconda!

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... a half as they walked downstream. it wasn't that comfortable, but it didn't really matter considering we were riding elephants in Thailand! After that exciting moment we met up with our bamboo raft and rafted the rest of the way down the river. Bee ...

City of Wats, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

City of Wats

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... shake). This morning I am feeling a little better but still not up to trekking for hours in the hills of Northern Thailand. After some Rambutans for breakfast I went looking for another place to stay. The Moonlight Guest House is very nice but my ...

Tales from tropical wonderland, Koh Chang, Thailand travel blog

Tales from tropical wonderland

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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We have just spent a fantastic 10 days holidaying on a tropical island with Phil and Wendy (friends from home) and had the laziest but best time! Just to backtrack first...we had a brush with fame at Beijing International Airport before flying to ...

From KL to KL by air water and road, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

From KL to KL by air water and road

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... we liked so much in Singapore. The flight leaves on time, and it takes us a short ower to get to Krabi international airport in Thailand. We had a Scandinavian couple with the brain the size of a shrimp in front of us. The woman did not seem to understand ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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