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A Scary Experience in Thailand

It all started at the end of my first ever week in Asia. I’d been in Bangkok for about five days with my three friends, Simone, Lewis and Paula, and we’d packed a lot into those five days. We’d seen countless…

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5 Common Scams to Avoid in Bangkok

I love Bangkok. I’ve visited 3 times in the last six months, and I’ll be back there in January to catch up with a friend before I head to Koh Rong, Cambodia. I love the chaotic vibe of it,…

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Adventures in Chiang Mai

I wish I could say that our journey to Chiang Mai got off to a good start, but it really didn’t. Arriving in Phuket with a day to kill before our flight to Chiang Mai in the evening, we…

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I Love You, Koh Phi Phi!

On arriving at Koh Phi Phi, I was instantly struck by the welcoming vibe of the place. There are no vehicles on Phi Phi, but that doesn’t make it any more peaceful! The hustle and bustle of the place…

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Partying in Phuket!

On arriving in Patong, a beach town on the west coast of Phuket, the first stop was food and we were delighted to find a dirt cheap cafe selling all our Thai favourites for just 50 baht (£1). When our bellies…


Koh Phangan

The only way that I can describe my time on the island of Koh Phangan was that it seemed cursed. Sounds morbid, I know, but it was as though everything that could go wrong did. I got sick, it…


Koh Samui

Upon arrival on the island, we were bundled into a minibus and driven up the long and bumpy road to our accommodation, Bangpo Village. Bangpo was gorgeous. For anyone seeking a quiet holiday away from the madness of the…


Welcome to Bangkok!

So Bangkok, or the City of Angels, was the first stop on my whirlwind tour of Thailand. Everything about Bangkok is in your face, and the only way that I can describe this incredible city is by saying that…