Thailand

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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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5 reasons to visit Chiang Mai

It is not secret that I am not a fan of cities. A month in Bangkok wore me out and then straight to Koh Phangan for a week of partying. The thought of another week of partying for Songkran was starting to make me want to crawl into a hole! But I was heading to […]

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I survived Songkran. Just!

Travelling is as much about the people you meet as it is about the places you go. So when one of my best travelling buddies from last year, Tim declared he would be in Thailand at the same time as me and we should meet in Chiang Mai for Songkran, I jumped at the chance ! […]

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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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How to survive the Full Moon Party and do it cheaply

I may not be 22 any more, but at the grand age of *cough, cough* 31, I survived my second Full Moon Party in Koh Phagnan. 5 days of all night beach, jungle and pool parties! Not only did I come through this event having had an epic time, I had no injuries, I lost […]

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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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How to spot an English backpacker in South East Asia

There is no denying that each country has it’s stereotypes of how people from that nation look and act. I am getting pretty good at guessing where people are from by their accents and mannerisms. I am English, no one can ever mistake that! My pale skin, the way I dress, my stupidly strong Essex […]

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Backpackers guide to Koh Tao

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I LOVE Koh Tao. It is the perfect go to Beach from Bangkok and a lot of Backpacker’s first taste of Thailand’s Island life. I have spent a lot of time on Koh Tao and can never get enough of its laid back vibe! It is so easy to get to […]

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