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Koh Lipe Costs

Koh Lipe Costs

Many wanting to get away will want to try and plan a budget for their destination, often this information is difficult to find. During our Asia trip in 2015 we are going to provide some indicative costs for each of the destinations we visit. Get to know the cost of your favourite tipple, what a […]

Around Ko Lanta by Scooter

Around Ko Lanta by Scooter

Ko Lanta is a not a large island, but walking between the beaches is not really an option if you want to sample more than the one where your hotel is located. We knew that we mostly wanted a foodie experience on our first island of this trip so we located ourselves smack bang in […]

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Flashpacking Travel Koh Lanta

Flashpacking Travel Koh Lanta

Koh Lanta is a popular Thailand island travel destination, especially for families with young children, Scandinavian, Dutch and German visitors. We visited in April 2015, which is considered an off-peak travel time. This meant there are plenty of low season flashpacking bargains to be had so you get the most value for your travel buck. […]

Air Asia Transfer: Getting from Bangkok to Ko Lanta

Air Asia Transfer: Getting from Bangkok to Ko Lanta

The Asia trip had got off to a good start despite the late arrival of our luggage from KLM. Never mind, we had entertained ourselves with all that Bangkok had to offer. We had filled ourselves on Asian cuisine and got our minds in the rhythm of Asia time and our taste buds back into […]

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Bangkok:  Tuk Tuks, Taxis and Markets

Bangkok: Tuk Tuks, Taxis and Markets

On previous visits to Bangkok we’d hurl ourselves around the city by Tuk Tuk (its got to be done) sometimes humouring the unscrupulous Tuk Tuk drivers by visiting a few of their shops so they get a commission and give us a free tour, visiting the marvellous temples etc.  We never bought anything but met […]