Travel Blogs from Thailand, Thailand

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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 ...

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 ...

Sunsets in Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Sunsets in Lanta

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... It was March 15th when we arrived, which also marked the night of the black moon for March, so of course being in Thailand, there was a beach party. C and I enjoyed sitting around overlooking the beach, drinking out of the famous buckets. Just a tub full ...

Peace, Love and Serenity....., Koh lipe, Thailand travel blog

Peace, Love and Serenity.....

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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To say that I have found Paradise would be hard to really understand unless you have seen what Maureen and I see every morning when we wake up on this Island. Our Trip out here from Langkawi was easy, just an 1 hour 45min speed ferry trip ,and a transfer ...

Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Northern Thailand

A travel blog entry by eric

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... .  It was a long hike.  About 11 miles round trip and 5 hours total.  Normally, not too bad, but Thailand just finished 2 months of rainy season.  It was exhausting (muddy trail, bleeding from cuts, overheated) but worth it.  ...

Ancient Ayutthaya and bizarre Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Thailand travel blog

Ancient Ayutthaya and bizarre Bangkok

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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Ayutthaya is just north of Bangkok and is a World Heritage listed ancient city, once the capital of Thailand. We bravely (or stupidly?!) decided to take on Asian traffic by hiring bikes to cycle to heaps of the wats (temples) and ancient ruins. At first ...

A lot changes in 10 years...., Phuket town, Thailand travel blog

A lot changes in 10 years....

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 176 Temperature : 30 degrees Weather : Hazy sunshine Our flight left on time at 5pm from Udon Thani. Two hours later we landed in Phuket International Airport.  Our bags were some of the first to arrive on the conveyor belt. As ...

Railay, Krabi, Thailand travel blog

Railay

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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It is officially impossible to travel with ease in Thailand. The highlight of the trip to Railay was a 30 minute longboat ride in a gail-force winds and teaming rain. When we arrived at the harbour at Krabi I said to Charlotte that there's no way we will ...

The Original Capital!, Ayutthaya, Thailand travel blog

The Original Capital!

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Bangkok and Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok and Kanchanaburi

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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We caught an overnight train and arrived in Bangkok very early in the morning, so the people out and about were either setting up shop for the day or were on their way home from a big night out. We stayed at Orchard House in the street behind Khao San ...

Time to hit the road again, Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

Time to hit the road again

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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This last week has gone so fast I cannot believe we are finally escaping the clutches of Koh Tao!!!! We are packed (we'll almost)and make the long trek back to Bangkok tomorrow for the final time. We will spend two nights back on Koh San Road then fly ...

What wat?, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

What wat?

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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Think I've just about shaken off the jet lag! spent yesterday evening watching a Thai dance and food festival on Kao San Road then found a bar for a glass of water and a beer, and a nice Aussie chap who told me all about bonsai. Woke up this morning with ...

Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Border town boredom, Chiang Khong, Thailand travel blog

Border town boredom

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Laos visa prices Minivan journey uneventful nice to look out over restaurant balcony and see Laos across the river shared room with Zohar and waited until ...

Easter, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Easter

A travel blog entry by paul

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... and it looked OK. I wrote an email to him to see if he would be interested in helping the Hill Tribe people in Northern Thailand. I got an answer back that he was now in Bangkok, was interested and wanted to meet. We eventually arranged a time and ...

Hanging around in Bangkok and learning Thai, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Hanging around in Bangkok and learning Thai

A travel blog entry by paul

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... the babies. What else? Oh, when I came home I saw the video of Kanjana's university graduation. The Crown Prince of Thailand gave Kanjana her degree and the Prime Minister, Khun Thaksin also attended, mixing with the crowd, talking to people and ...

Visiting Baan Mae Had, Baan Mae Had, Thailand travel blog

Visiting Baan Mae Had

A travel blog entry by paul

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... my apartment in Bangkok. But the result is a clean good feeling. Talked to Monk Boun Savat a lot about my observations of Thailand, Buddhism, etc. Discussed his future. Talked about Stu - who they still miss and want him to come back. Ate dinner ...

30 Jan 2550 - theft, Pangmapa, Thailand travel blog

30 Jan 2550 - theft

A travel blog entry by paul

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Late 30 Jan. Kanchana called me earlier today to say her lap top computer has been ...

End of a very good chapter, Bangkok, United Kingdom travel blog

End of a very good chapter

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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... and i parted company on 14th May, the date i left Nepal. I'm still in regular touch with both of them. I flew across to Thailand where, after 2 nights in Bangkok where i partied hard with a brilliant group of people and had my eye brow pierced, i ...

Bangkok - Part two, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok - Part two

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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We turned on the TV today and saw the protests outside the Grand Palace, it got quite ugly apparently. We knew it was cracking off and had heard the chanting and drums from our hotel, it was very strange to think that it was happening five minutes ...

Back to school, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Back to school

A travel blog entry by laurenandjack

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... , even all us tourists looked Lao. But we finally made it and in good spirits. We had one last BeerLao and crossed the mighty Mekong to Thailand. And we forgot to mention, this was New Year's Eve day. We passed out in bed by 9:30 pm. At 12:30 we woke ...

Thai Cuisine, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Thai Cuisine

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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The food in Thailand is one of the highlights of the Thai experience. I certainly enjoyed the food more this visit than I did in 1984 when I wouldn't even eat rice! My appreciation of ethnic food has grown tremendously since then, especially since ...

Doi Suthep- Part VII: The Ghost Inside, Pai, Thailand travel blog

Doi Suthep- Part VII: The Ghost Inside

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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Teacher's real name is Buddhasak but everyone just calls him Teacher.  I accidentally discovered his name when another monk at Doi Suthep let it slip during a conversation.  His name means "the potency of Buddha," and if you ask me, that's a ...

Long Necked Karen of Baan Nai Soi, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Long Necked Karen of Baan Nai Soi

A travel blog entry by paul

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... their village and farms and continue their lives. Other groups have followed and now there are about 5 Padong villages in Thailand. They weren't ignored as they are a fascinating group who is otherwise very difficult to visit. The tourist industry ...

Overnight train to Butterworth, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Overnight train to Butterworth

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... bus marathon. The last three days in Bangkok have been overwhelmed by celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the King of Thailand's accession to the throne. The Thai people love their king and nearly everyone is sporting the bright yellow "I love ...

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