Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... easily got a taxi (minivan) for 50,000kip to drive us to our guesthouse and home for the next eight nights. Before leaving the airport, changed sterling for kip at a reasonable rate of 13,000. Arrived at Khoum Xieng Thong Guesthouse just before 1pm to find things very busy. There had been a death earlier in the family and the front building was being cleared with the shrouded body lying in the second room with a photo,candle and bowl ...
... Philippines - the joy of 24 hour electricity and fast
1) Dreamlands, Corong Corong Beach, Philippines - a cottage right on a
quiet, untouristy beach.
2) Swan Garden, Melaka, Malaysia - just so comfortable, with great views of
the town and the Straits.
3) Dragon Inn, Semporna, Sabah, Malaysia - a floating hotel, brilliantly
1) New years eve, Pai, ...
... into 40 bunks for sleeping with and had nothing but curtains separating them!!!! Certainly not up to the standard of train that we had in Australia. We arrived at our hotel in Bangkok rather jaded and just a little tired.
We could not visit here with going to see a 'Ladyboy show', and what a strange evening it was. It started with a seven course dinner whilst being entertained by traditional Thai dancers and then we moved into ...
... CAD dollars a night which I've paid for at the Sheraton!
You’ll be happy to know that I was quite pleased with my room. It had this modern Chinese décor and was top notch! Plus it had free Wifi in the room! What else can I ask for! Looking outside the gigantic top to floor glass window, I had views of Chinatown and of a century ...
01:30 - Didn't do too much today, walked up and down Khao San road looking for some vests and things to buy. Later on in the day we went back to the suit place and tried on our partially made suits and made sure everything fit well. Finally in the evening we decided to head out for the night, stopping off at McDonalds where we met a guy from Brighton (Ben), and ended up going to a Ping Pong ...