Koh Kret – A Blast for the Past

Koh Kret – A Blast for the Past

Hidden just north of Bangkok is a place that time forgot: Koh Kret. The word ‘koh’ refers to an island and so many associate this with a location within a sea or ocean. In fact, Koh Kret is an island located along the Bangkok river of Chao Phraya.
What previously should have just been a large peninsula caused by a bend in the river, has been cut off to form an […]

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Paradise on Koh Jum –The Island Untouched by Tourism

Paradise on Koh Jum –The Island Untouched by Tourism

The Andaman side of Thailand is renowned for island holidaying. From the lively nightlife of Phuket to the pristine beaches on Koh Lanta and the fire shows on Koh Phi Phi, thousands of tourists flock there every year to bask in the sunlight and dive deep among the beauties that lie under the ocean.
With so much to offer on this beautiful collection of already established tourist destinations, many people fail […]

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Keeping Your Wits About You – 3 Easily Avoidable Hanoi Scams

Keeping Your Wits About You – 3 Easily Avoidable Hanoi Scams

Hanoi is notoriously known as scamming capital. It’s unfortunate that as a tourist we have to take this skeptical attitude in such a breathtakingly beautiful country, but if you don’t you’re bound to blow your budget.
It’s easy to take the attitude that a scam will only cost you pittance in your own country’s currency, but that’s not the point. A scam is a personal intrusion, a way for people to […]

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Avoiding Scams in Bangkok – 3 Easy Steps to Follow

Avoiding Scams in Bangkok – 3 Easy Steps to Follow

Being scammed in Bangkok is one the most avoidable things about the country. Although on first appearance it may seem as though everyone’s out to prize your cash from your paws, that’s not actually true; there are some genuinely friendly people in Bangkok, capital of The Land of the Smiles.
However, due to those seemingly greedy tuk tuk drivers and the over abundance of suit makers trying you rip you off, […]

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Keeping Your Wits About You – 3 Easily Avoidable Hanoi Scams

Keeping Your Wits About You – 3 Easily Avoidable Hanoi Scams
If you’re planning to travel in Hanoi, you’ve probably heard that it is notoriously known as scamming capital. It’s unfortunate that as a tourist we have to take this skeptical attitude in such a breathtakingly beautiful country, but if you don’t you’re bound to blow your budget.
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Hostels in Vietnam – 3 Hostels in North Vietnam Worth Staying In

Hostels in Vietnam – 3 Hostels in North Vietnam Worth Staying In

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Vietnam can be a difficult country to travel around. New on the backpacking scene, Vietnam can appear as a cheap alternative to them more ‘touristy’ Thailand, but in fact, the lack of infrastructure can mean you end up spending more money. With transport being a significant money-eater in Vietnam, finding a reasonably priced […]

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5 Must-Try Mouth-Watering Thai Dishes

5 Must-Try Mouth-Watering Thai Dishes
One of the many wonders of Thailand is the enchantingly delectable cuisine. An amalgamation of food from surrounding areas, and evolved over time into something completely original, Thai food is blended from a variety of spices to form an array of salads, curries, soups and rice dishes. Notoriously spicy with a strong tendency towards seafood, Thai cuisine never disappoints.
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5 Must-Learn Thai Phrases to Help You On Your Way

5 Must-Learn Thai Phrases to Help You On Your Way

Thai language is considered among one of the hardest in the world for Westerners to learn; mainly due to the presence of tones. There are five tones in Thai, making it that slight bit more difficult than Chinese in terms of pronunciation. However, you’ll be encouraged to know, that just like English, Thai is an alphabetical language as the letters do not have a meaning by themselves; they are not […]

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3 Bangkok Hidden Gems for Alternative Urban SightSeeing

3 Bangkok Hidden Gems for Alternative Urban SightSeeing

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Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is renowned for being a cultural melting pot teeming with things to see and do. Most tourist guides offer a basic overview of some of the most famous attractions in Bangkok, leading you to the Grand Palace, several wats (temples) and Chatuchak Market. Everyone you meet will have […]

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4 Exquisite and Undiscovered Bangkok Eateries

4 Exquisite and Undiscovered Bangkok Eateries

Bangkok is a large metropolitan urban jungle of semi-organized chaos. When all you seem to be finding are overpriced and average restaurants, it can leave you unsure of whether the city really has anything exceptional to offer beyond the notorious green Thai curry and costly Pad Thai. However, Bangkok is full of secret treasures buried among the bedlam just waiting to be discovered; their adorable charm overpowered by commercialism and […]

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