We arrived in Ko Tao to a thunder storm. The ocean was choppy and Koh Tao seemed to emerge suddenly out of the fog. It’s a small island famed for being one of the cheapest places in the world to do a scuba diving course. I decided not to do one on the principle that… Read More Ko Tao
From the west coast I diverted over to the east. A few buses and a night ferry later, which strangely takes six hours longer than the regular one, I arrived on Koh Phan gan. I wanted to arrive early before the monthly movement of people onto the island that can rival any refugee crisis around… Read More Koh Phan gan
One airplane, four buses, one mini bus and one ferry later I arrived on the island of Koh Phi Phi. I left Hanoi at five in the morning and got to the Thai island eleven in the morning the following day. The best part of it was skipping through Bangkok with only enough time to… Read More Back to Thailand – Koh Phi Phi
The Gibbon Experience is a conservation project that provides a three day trip with exclusive access to the Bokeo Nature Reserve, one of the last remaining habitats of the black crested gibbon, previously thought to be extinct. It is also an adrenalin junkies dream with extensive zip lines installed across the canopy. For memories sake… Read More Part One: End of Thailand and start of Laos
With a moat surrounding it, a crumbling city wall and numerous temples, Chiang Mai is pleasant but will not stop you in your tracks. So it may seem a bit of a mystery why nearly every tourist to Thailand ends up visiting it with many going direct from Bangkok, only to return a couple of… Read More Chiang Mai and a slice of Pai
I could think of no better way to recover from Bangkok than by visiting a railway museum. It had come to that! It was a short journey by bus to Kanchanaburi. It’s a place that probably wont ring a lot of bells but it’s actually a place by association that I am pretty sure everyone… Read More Kanchanaburi and somewhere beginning with A!
For the record I wrote this post whilst sat on an air conditioned bus. I bought my bus ticket on level three of the bus station, which has grown into a shopping centre. Within ten minutes of the bus starting I was given a complimentary water to go with my ample leg room! From the… Read More Bangkok