Asiatique Shopping

Asiatique Bangkok: The Riverfront and Curried Crab

Asiatique The Riverfront We were lucky enough to make some great friends in Bangkok and they showed us some great sights. One of them being the Asiatique The Riverfront. An old dockyard which has been restor...
Bangkok Rooftop Bar red sky

Bangkok Rooftop Bars

Looking up at a clear sky while the sun gently melts the ice in your Coconut Mojito, reading todays paper and basking in the gentle winds leaving work and stresses in a floor somewhere below you. Time spent on ...
Wat Maha That Ruins Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya: Ancient City of Siam

On our final day in Thailand our lovely friends took us on an outing to the ancient city of Ayutthaya to sample the famous giant freshwater river prawns, pray at some temples and visit the famous ruins of the o...
Thai Food

23 Weird and Wonderful Foods To Eat In Thailand

Thai food is renowned across the world for its spicy, tangy, sweet and tasty flavours. It's a big favourite back home in the UK and rightly so. We are HUGE fans of Thai cuisine and have been living in foodie h...
Location Independant

Practical Guide for a Long-Stay in Chiang Mai

We spent two months in Chiang Mai as 'digital nomads'. It is a wonderful city with just the right blend of urban conveniences, cultural activities and local nature spots. As the second city of Thailand it is al...
Raj with Granny Elephant

Elephant Nature Park (the best day ever)

Rescued, saved and loved - the animals at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, have been through all kinds of unhappiness in their lifetime, but now they have home to call their own. We rolled out of bed at...
Doi Suthep

An Unexpected Journey : The Other Side of Doi Suthep

Although not quite as epic as the adventures of Mr. Bilbo Baggins, my recent adventure wasn’t too far off in terms of death defying antics, scaling a mountain, meeting interesting people and making new friends,...
Bangkok

10 Surprisingly Awesome Things About Bangkok

We arrived in Bangkok tired, jetlagged and super-excited to be back in a country we had enjoyed so much in the past. We had planned to spend at least 10 days in Bangkok, probably a lengthier time than most woul...
Bed Station Hostel

Bed Station Hostel – Bangkok

For 10 nights in Bangkok we stayed at the brand new Bed Station Hostel in the Ratchatewi district of the city. Just off the main road we had wandered past on our first night in Thailand and noted that it looked...
flying

Birmingham to Bangkok

Twas a rather long, not-so-ardous, journey to Bangkok involving around 24 hours between our home in Milton Keynes, UK and our hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. We went via Coventry where we dropped off our car before...