Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... streamed out of the building and weren't sure where to go, walking straight past drug enforcement customs who were checking only Asians' bags. Because of the rain we naturally congregated under a big shelter in front of which were buses filling up. I had to keep asking whether the current bus was my bus, until someone came, saw my sticker and pointed me over to a little office where I had to wait some more for a minivan. The minivan was taking us straight to Bangkok, which I ...
... all this waiting time may be - and is! - it is but one of the challenges. Depending on the nationality of the applicant and regardless of the processing time, the chances of success, even of securing a tourist visa, are variable. There are some applicants, for no reason other than their country of citizenship, who are far less likely than others to gain entry to Australia; among these are Filipinos.
Filipinos are categorized by nationality as "high risk". High ...
... Although I probably wouldn't recommend adding this to your own "must do" list on visiting Bangkok, I had still read many favorable reviews about it, so there are many out there who still think it is great show. Oh well...we had some living, breathing WONDERFUL kids with us so I could have been having a tooth extracted for all I cared and I would have been elated.
Next day, 7:00 a.m. flight out of Bangkok, bus, and ferry to our first beach destination, Ko Tao.
Today I visited a temple bear khao san road where many thais were praying and worshiping the buddhas for songkran-water festivial. I then took a walk around the area trying to find another temple . I tried to follow the map but I ended up getting lost as people were giving me the wrong directions. I ended up walking elsewhere and ten eventually returned back to the hotel. At around 2pm, people were ...
... but the worst was he never kept quiet. He sat next too the spanish couple and spoke non-stop even though they didn't seem to understand him. Eventually he calmed down a bit. But when we got out the bus he headed straight to me and started up, so I responded politely in afrikaans that I don't speak english, and indicated as much too. That way I was assured that he'd share his attention and I wouldn't be the focus of it. It was quite funny that even the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking