Travel Planning

Koh Lipe Costs

April 26, 20152 Comments

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 […]

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Flashpacking Travel Koh Lanta

April 12, 20150 Comments

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. […]

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Bangkok: Tuk Tuks, Taxis and Markets

April 8, 20151 Comment

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 […]

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A Trip on the River to Bangkok’s Chinatown 2015

April 4, 20150 Comments

Having visited Bangkok on many occasions over the years we decided to succum to the call of Bangkok’s river the Chao Phraya River.  A trip to Bangkok is not considered complete unless you have glimpsed, or better still, ridden down these murky waters. It was hot and sticky (35 degrees plus) and we thought a […]

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Our Bangkok Hotel and Restaurant Tip for 2015

April 1, 20150 Comments

Bangkok is very much the same as we remember it, there doesn’t seem to be any discernible difference from our previous visits following the recent coup.  But then we don’t live here so how would we know. It was definitely quieter though; this could be simply because we are here at a different time of the year […]

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