One of the best things about travelling is often getting a feel for what a place’s culture is really like – savouring spectator activities in Thailand is revealing… Continue reading “The Best Spectator Activities in Thailand”
February – May 2016
Volunteering for 3 months in southern Thailand doesn’t mean that you can’t experience as many local sights as possible in your spare time…
February – May 2016
With the Volunteer visa for Thailand in my hot little hand, it’s time to escape the UK and head for warmer Southern Thailand climes for 3 months!
With the opening of Friendship Bridge No. 5 in December 2013, the border crossing from Chiang Rai to Luang Namtha via Houay Xay (Laos) changed. Continue reading “Border Crossing: Chiang Rai (Thailand) to Luang Namtha (Laos)”
With an early history centred around the Golden Triangle’s opium trade, Mae Salong is predominantly a tea growing region these days and graced by many gorgeous valleys. Continue reading “Mae Salong Day Trip – Northern Thailand”
In recent years, Chiang Rai has become an alternative to the hectic and touristy destination of Chiang Mai, but also as a great place to chill-out and rest for a while. Continue reading “Chilling in Thailand’s Chiang Rai”
Only a short stay of a couple of weeks in Northern Thailand’s Mae Sot, as travelling here mainly to volunteer with the same organisation as in Khao Lak. Continue reading “Short stay in Mae Sot – Northern Thailand”
In western Thailand’s lush Kanchanaburi region, you can experience the good, the bad, and the ugly…
Continue reading “Kanchanaburi: The good, the Bad, and the Ugly”
Bangkok’s vibrant feel and sprawling metropolis is a melting pot of exotic aromas, interesting sights, and visual delights! It’s no wonder that this city is a magnet for anyone eager to experience Bangkok’s reputation. Continue reading “Bangkok – Pretty Little City”
As one of the wettest cities in Thailand with the rainy season lasting eight months of each year, our three-day stay in Ranong was no exception!
Continue reading “Thailand’s Ranong – Slippery when wet!”
With gorgeous beaches, an abundance of restaurants to satisfy even the fussiest tastes and budgets, cheap bars, a mix of resorts, hotels, and smaller lower-budget bungalow operations, its not surprising that Southern Thailand’s Khao Lak is a tourist mecca.
Continue reading “Khao Lak – Southern Thailand”
An extremely popular destination, Phuket Town in Southern Thailand is a magnet for hoards of global tourists, at any time of year…