Thailand

Life as a Broke Backpacker

In my early days as a solo traveller, there was a lot of buzz around the notion of being a ...
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How to Stay Healthy on Long Flights

Long flights, coupled with layovers and delays can often be the most taxing part of travelling. There’s nothing worse than ...
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Don’t Let a Food Allergy Control You

Food allergies are not only a nuisance, but also a serious health risk. I’ve had a severe peanut allergy since ...
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My Luxurious Stay at Phi Phi Hotel

I had just arrived on Koh Phi Phi island, and I was exhausted. The very thought of trudging around the ...
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Taking on the Jungle: Part I

Chiang Mai was like a breath of fresh air for me - literally: Crisp, clean air filled my lungs as ...
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The Glitz of Bangkok’s Grand Palace

As we spilled out of the tightly packed market and onto the road after taking the River Boat, I couldn’t ...
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The best ways to get around in Southeast Asia

Forget about airplanes! Flying is often more expensive, time consuming and essentially the dull alternative to getting around Southeast Asia ...
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Transport in Bangkok: Try the River Boat!

It was my third visit to Bangkok: I had one day and I was determined to see it all. Map ...
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Why Bangkok Left Me Puzzled…

I’m always scrambling for words when people ask me to describe Bangkok. The capital cities of its neighbouring countries seem ...
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Sleeping for $2 in Bangkok

It was my second time in Bangkok, and I had just arrived at 11pm, totally exhausted after the long haul ...
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