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 […]

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 […]