Recreating The Beach Trail in South Thailand

Following in the footsteps of The Beach and visiting the stunning beaches of Southern Thailand

 Overview: For fans of Alex Garland’s iconic travel novel, The Beach, Southern Thailand is a playground. So many beautiful islands and beaches, including the one that allegedly inspired the book, Maya Bay in Koh Phi Phi. Finding Paradise in Southern Thailand These days it’s getting harder and harder to find the undiscovered gem, a hidden …

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25 Beautiful Islands in Asia to Add to Your Bucket List

  Submitted by: Roshni   From: The Wanderlust Within   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: From pristine beaches and crystal clear waters to beautiful forests and hiking scenery, Asia is blessed with some of the most stunning paradise islands on Earth. Away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities, the Asian islands are …

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Best Water Parks in Chiang Mai

  Submitted by: Lindsay Lalonde   From: Chiang Mai Family Guide   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: Escape the heat at these fun water parks! Find water parks in Chiang Mai, Thailand for all sizes and ages – there’s some water fun for everyone. Go ahead and take a look! Click to find out where …

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10 must read tips on surviving a Bangkok street market

Visiting the markets of Bangkok

A Bangkok inspired cocktail of hangovers, pushy sales, tuk-tuks and scam artists are not a great combination and make surviving the Bangkok market experience quite a challenge. Luckily for you, I have written these quick tips to make the experience a little easier. Bangkok, as crazy as it is beautiful Markets could certainly be considered …

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Visiting The White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand

How to get to Wat Rung Khun and why you should I stumbled across this blog about The White Temple, or  Wat Rung Khun, by accident. Due to my rather flippant travelling ways and refusal to buy a Lonely Planet (still don’t know if that’s a good or a bad thing) I didn’t know about this …

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7 free sightseeing tips for Koh Samui

Koh Samui sunset

A huge part of travelling is sightseeing, and it doesn’t get better than when that sightseeing is free. In Koh Samui, it’s so easy to forget where you are and just let the days drift by in a bright, sunny haze. Best free things to see when visiting Koh Samui Well, luckily, Tobi and Marcel from travel …

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A scary night on the Samoeng Loop

Motorbike on the Samoeng Loop

As I write, I think I am about to die in some horrific way. I am trying to get some sleep in a place called Samoeng Resort, just outside a small town in the middle of nowhere up a mountain. The resort has about 30 or so individual bungalows spread across a wide area, but …

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5 Reasons you should visit Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

While a bustling hub of travel activity, Chiang Mai is still relatively peaceful when compared to the islands of Southern Thailand. The temple-strewn city has so much to offer. The people you meet in Northern Thailand are more likely to be travellers on a longer adventure and with more stories to tell and recommendations of must …

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