April 2015. Virtually every traveller I met on my wanderings around Thailand hated Bangkok. “It’s not REAL Thailand!” they’d repeat, again and again. I was told to use the capital merely as a transport hub, that I should get out at the earliest opportunity. Unless of course I was a total scumbag visiting specifically as […]Read More
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April 2015. I do love myself a big old Asian market! You’ve got the smell of sizzling street food, the unpredictability of the haggling, the vast array of stuff on offer! God only knows I’ve been to my fair share of markets throughout Asia, but I’m not sure I’ve seen a bigger one than Bangkok’s […]Read More
April 2015. Bangkok’s fascinating Snake Farm is one of the city’s most underrated attractions! Tucked away in the gated Red Cross Institute compound at the intersection of Rama IV and Henry Dunant Roads, it’s also a tricky place to find! So get maps going on your phone and be prepared to wander into a couple […]Read More
April 2015. Wherever you are in the small town of Kanchanaburi, you won’t be far from the River Kwai, known to locals as the “Khwae Yai” River”. This 380 kilometer stretch of water is world famous thanks to the 1957 Academy Award winning movie The Bridge Over The River Kwai, which weaves a fictional war […]Read More
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