Travel Blogs from Bangkok, Thailand

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The Land of Smiles, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The Land of Smiles

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... ;but a "farang" and I left the chilly days of Europe behind only to find that I arrived in Thailand's cold season.  Daytime temps hover around  86 degrees F and and night time temps plummet to a brisk 75.  I ...

These Legs Were Made For Walking, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

These Legs Were Made For Walking

A travel blog entry by jwatson

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... felt actually overwhelmed and unhappy with my decision to come here, but that was mostly because of the day I had. I'm sure coming to Bangkok with it's heat and congestion after spending a week away from home already had something to do with it, and I was ...

A Close Distance - Protests in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

A Close Distance - Protests in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by dane

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... a journalist wheeled into the hospital who had been hit by a grenade. The whole experience was close but distant. It's hard to explain. It was surreal. http://matadornetwork.com/bnt/2010/05/24/a-close-distance-the-bangkok-protests-from-an-expats-eyes/ ...

Riding the Thermocline, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Riding the Thermocline

A travel blog entry by jmo

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Leaving our Borneo Adventure behind we have spent the last two weeks in beautiful southern Thailand for some much needed rest and relaxation. We flew from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket, Thailand and then hopped a ferry to Koh Phi Phi, a gorgeous island in the ...

Loy Krathong, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Loy Krathong

A travel blog entry by dane

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... Lights.  It's an old tradition where Thais pay their respects to the river goddess for the abundance that she provides.  In Bangkok they now do it more as an apology for the pollution and abuse of her waters.  But in rural areas, the ...

Same Same, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Same Same

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Arriving in Bangkok we decided to save some money and get the train into town. At the airport we were hassled to get a tour taxi, but eventually found the train station via Terminal 1. Arriving at Hua Lamphong Railway Station we found out the local tuk ...

Bangkok, bound for India, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok, bound for India

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Two Days.  No sleep, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Two Days. No sleep

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Getting into Thailand we made our way firstly past the usual "taxi?", "taxi sir?" and "do you need a taxi madam?" and walked through from the international to the domestic terminal. At the domestic one we wanted to checkout the availability of a flight ...

Thai Handicrafts, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Thai Handicrafts

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... Dinner Theater Smile or a Bus and Truck Tour Smile there'll be hell to pay I can assure you. The upside to staying in Bangkok for longer than I expected is that on the 8th at the Ambassador Hotel across the street they're celebrating with a full floor ...

A Visit from Amy, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

A Visit from Amy

A travel blog entry by dane

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... away our backpacks for a while, but Amy decided to visit and give us an excuse to head south and check out some beaches first.  We spent a couple of days in Bangkok seeing what must be seen, then we took an overnight bus and ferry to Koh Phi ...

Thai Boxing, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Thai Boxing

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Today we decided to have a laid back chill out day and basically bum around. We both slept in and finished off the books we were reading. Updated our web blog and uploaded some photos. This took a fair bit of the day. For fun we decided to get a ...

Misguided, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Misguided

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... wandered around aimlessly hoping to stumble upon it as I realized I was walking around Patpong, one of the "Go Go" areas of Bangkok getting plenty of directions but not to the kind of places that handle plane tickets I reckoned. One lady stopping to ...

The Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The Grand Palace

A travel blog entry by dane

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The Grand Palace was just that. Ah, but which? Grand? A palace? I'll never say. I will say that it was shiny in all the right places. It actually hurt to look at it. And I don't mean hurt to look at like a Gaugin painting, I mean the sun reflecting off ...

Low Tide, Some Bad Luck, and More Visitors, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Low Tide, Some Bad Luck, and More Visitors

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... chestnuts in coconut milk served over ice, mango with sticky rice...). The next day, Jeff and Allison's last in Thailand, we made a trip to Bangkok's gigantic weekend market. The two of us had gone there the previous weekend, before Jill and John had ...

Mollycoddled, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Mollycoddled

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... want when away from home but mainly made up of bars and tour agencies offering too-cheap-too-be-true prices to destinations around Thailand. Walking the length of the street I could see it's appeal to those fresh in the country or about to leave but was ...

Back In Bangkok  - last time :-(, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back In Bangkok - last time :-(

A travel blog entry by philthy

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Again, not sure on the date here. We really should've had a few more days ...

Thailand - Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Thailand - Bangkok

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... funky Thai name so we have no idea where or what it was - sorry!     One thing we have noticed in Thailand, and Bangkok in particular, is that the Thais REALLY love their King. To be fair it's not hard to spot! Every lamppost is adorned with ...

Some shopping before we finally leave SE Asia, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Some shopping before we finally leave SE Asia

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... in Krabi our moods were improved when we lucked out and managed to grab the last two seats on the Lignite 24 seater overnight bus to Bangkok. The bus departed at 5pm and so we spent our time relaxing in a hotel and watching some DVD's. In the afternoon we ...

The Major Players, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The Major Players

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... , really -- they really are the fashion police and they've got guns for crying out loud. You don't want to screw with the Bangkok Fashion Police because they will blow your damn brains out. White shoes after Labor Day? Don't even think about it. The girl ...

Festivals/holidays/events in Thailand and around, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Festivals/holidays/events in Thailand and around

A travel blog entry by paul

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... moon of the 12th lunar month (first full moon day of November).  Loi Krathong Festival.  Almost any water course in Thailand.  The Loi Krathong festival is a festival probably of Hindu origins that has been taken on by the Thais.  In ...

Vegging Out, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Vegging Out

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... . Squat. Zilch. Bugger all. Zip. And I loved it. May had the day off and instead of wandering around the sights of Bangkok we spent it sitting in front of the TV, eating, talking, sleeping and more eating. Feeling a little guilty about lounging ...

All roads lead to Khao Sahn... umm... road, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

All roads lead to Khao Sahn... umm... road

A travel blog entry by zee

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We arrived back in Bangkok and headed straight to Khao Sahn rd. Macdonalds, Hungry Jacks, lots of alcohol. It's still a dirty city, but it has its benefits! We spent a while looking for a decently priced room that didn't look like it was decorated by a ...

Back in Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back in Thailand

A travel blog entry by paul

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... not only are ya a top shag, but you're a real sport too", and drives off. Sawat Dii Khrap from The Kingdom of Thailand. (I have come via a visit to Vietnam, I will write about that soon.) I am back. Everything is good. Kanjana is good, her ...

My Daily Routine, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

My Daily Routine

A travel blog entry by paul

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I've just finished my 1st six months as a kindergarten teacher. I must say I feel pretty tired and in need of a break. Teaching and looking after more than twenty 4 year olds that don't speak much English is a bit tiring although often lots of fun ...

Update, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Update

A travel blog entry by paul

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Random Fact: Ten languages die out each year. General update and news from me / us. I have been back at home for a while now and it is almost time to disappear again. This time to Australia for a couple weeks to pick up some money, and also ...

(Relatively) plain sailing, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

(Relatively) plain sailing

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... is miles away from the railway station, where we caught the bus from the other day. We have a full day in Bangkok before our evening train, which we would probably rather not have because the thought on trudging around these polluted streets avoiding ...

one of these things is not like the others..., Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

one of these things is not like the others...

A travel blog entry by rachel_jodie

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... fishermen pants (like the ones they sell in Israel), sandals, candles, jewelry- literally, everything. We have heard that "everything in Thailand is so cheap"- but you can't believe it, until you walk away with a new pair of Birkenstock sandals (whether ...

Off to China, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Off to China

A travel blog entry by trent

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After two hours of sleep, I have to get up and pack and get ready for my minibus to the airport. I fly from Bangkok to Xi'an, ...

Bangkok - Day 96, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok - Day 96

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... bed as soon as I checked in, didn't really sleep to much on the over night bus.   Visited the eye specialist in Bangkok this afternoon. The hospital was amazing, like a 5 star hotel. Great service, ultra efficient, and the best infrastructure and ...

Bangkok Yet Again.., Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok Yet Again..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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