Bangkok

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What not to do in Thailand – Customs and beliefs to respect

While there are many customs in Thailand, most Thai people are used to tourist and can be very tolerant of cultural errors providing it is not insulting towards the monarchy or religion. While the country is full of smiles and sunshine, it can also be a cultural minefield for unintentionally committing a social crime. Here are some […]

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Budget backpacking. How much does a month in Thailand cost?

The hub of the backpacking world, Thailand is often the first stop for first time travelers and it’s a great way to break yourself in to life on the road. However, Thailand  is not as cheap as the rumours may suggest, it can be a bit of a tourist trap. Do not panic though, if you are […]

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Villa Cha Cha. A touch of luxury on Khao San road

Going home is always the worst bit of traveling. Yes I was looking forward to seeing everybody but after a hard two weeks of moving around Thailand and some epic parties, a 24 hour trip back to the UK was not filling my with excitement! I decided to spend my last two days in my […]

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How to find amazing western food in Bangkok

I love Thai food. I am addicted to red curry. Addicted! I have it for breakfast, lunch and dinner! But sometimes when you are away from home for a long period you crave home comforts and western food. Lets face it, sometimes you need a pizza. Quite often when I am away I crave these […]

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The Ghost Tower and other crazy things to see in Bangkok

After nearly a month of living in Bangkok and this being my 8th time here, I have done most of the normal touristy things. I decided that this time, I needed something a bit stranger. Well here you go. Four strange things Bangkok has to offer. Bangkok’s abandoned Skyscrapper – The Sathorn Unique Building During the 1990s Thailand’s […]

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The Thailand Visa Exemption extension Saga 2015

So as most backpackers know, the VISA EXEMPTION RULE allows tourists from 52 countries, to enter Thailand without a visa. They are granted a maximum stay of 30 days, but only if entering Thailand via an international airport. If you wish to extend for another 30 days, you can, by visiting various Immigration offices throughout Thailand. I […]

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A backpacker party girl’s guide to Bangkok

It is no secret that I love a good party. I love to drink, dance and be merry like the best of them.  When I was at University we once  had 3 weeks where we went out every single night. We survived on very little sleep and the nightlife was so cheap. It was also […]

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A guide to Bangkok’s shopping Malls and markets. Yes there are that many of them

So Last week I had walked about 3 miles, hungover, hungry and sweating, I was not having fun. But then I saw it. Shining in front of me with the promise of air conditioning, juice and ice cream, one of the biggest shopping malls I had seen in my life. I was lured in! The […]

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Bangkok survival guide

Some people hate Bangkok. Some people say it is dangerous. Some people say it is dirty and you will get scammed. Well you will. If you do not have your wits about you, Just like you can get scammed and encounter danger in London and new york. Yes Bangkok can get pretty crazy, but crazy […]

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