The first time I went to Thailand was with a family holiday at Christmas to Phuket after a short trip to Bangkok in 2004. Little did I know I would be returning 10 years later as a backpacker, exploring many of the other islands and what Thailand has to offer, as well as inland. Our … More A Family Holiday in Phuket
Bangkok is a living, breathing person. She is a hybrid of people, culture, colour and life. People come, people go, and some live there for ever, trapped in the same jobs seeing the same happenings every day. What most people notice when they arrive in Bangkok is the sheer volume of people, and of course, … More Bangkok- the city that doesn’t sleep much.
Chang Mai is a haven for art, nature and religion nestled in the north, and demonstrates another aspect of Thailand. Chang Mai oozes this cosmopolitan ambience that is confined behind the crumbling walls of its historical fort. The business of a city contrasts with the rolling mountains in the background, calling all nature lovers to … More Too short a time in Chang Mai
Not many backpackers who travel in Thailand venture to Kanchanburi. The lack of well known bars and hostels, as well as veering off the well-treaded stops in Thailand seems to scare many. Kanchanburi is a sleepy town where many large Asian tour buses breeze speedily in and out on day trips to catch a glimpse … More A spot of culture in Kanchanburi