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 […]

A Trip on the River to Bangkok’s Chinatown 2015

A Trip on the River to Bangkok’s Chinatown 2015

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 […]

Our Bangkok Hotel and Restaurant Tip for 2015

Our Bangkok Hotel and Restaurant Tip for 2015

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 […]

The Tune Airport Hotel KLIA2

The Tune Airport Hotel KLIA2

After a long haul flight and a busy travel day ahead, you don’t want to risk making the jet lag worse.  You need a place you can relax, refresh, recharge and the Tune Hotel KLIA 2 has all this and more.  This has got to be the best reasonably priced flashpacking hotel ever. A Great […]

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Bangkok, Baggage, KLM: our 2015 Asia Adventure

Bangkok, Baggage, KLM: our 2015 Asia Adventure

Getting back to Flashpacking Its good to be back on the road after such a long time. For those that have followed our travels this is what has happened to us since taking a career break and embarking on our travel adventure in 2011. For those that did’nt it all started here with Craig and John […]

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