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  • 7 Reasons Why You’ll Love Bangkok, Thailand

    7 Reasons Why You’ll Love Bangkok, Thailand

    Oct 1, 2018 Thailand

    Bangkok is a city defined by contrast. You’ll find extravagance and poverty, tradition and innovation, nightlife and relaxation, glamour and quirkiness, ancient and modern. Whether you’re a backpacker with a shoestring-tight budget, a retiree relishing yo…

  • 5 Amazing Outdoor Things To Do In Thailand

    5 Amazing Outdoor Things To Do In Thailand

    May 23, 2017 Thailand

    Here are five expert suggestions for outdoor activities that will make your next holiday in Thailand extra special… so special that you’ll want to come back.

  • One Night In Bangkok Is All It Takes

    One Night In Bangkok Is All It Takes

    Nov 22, 2012 Thailand

    One night was all it took for me to fall back in love with Bangkok. The area we stayed in we had never been will living there for that month and I was in awe. It was so happening. An absolutely amazing location, being in the heart of everything and feelin…

  • Close Encounter at Thailand’s Tiger Temple

    Close Encounter at Thailand’s Tiger Temple

    Sep 29, 2012 Thailand

    I recognize this post may be a bit controversial due to the negative media coverage of tiger sanctuaries in Thailand, however here is our close encounter with the 100+ tigers at Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua in Kanchanaburi.

  • Bangkok's Exclusive Countdown

    Bangkok's Exclusive Countdown

    Sep 20, 2012 Thailand

    Here is a compact wrap up of our Bangkok trip. Including 10 things to do with toddlers in Bangkok, 5 must-eat foods in Bangkok, 4 things for kid free adults to do in Bangkok, 3 things to remember for Bangkok transport, 2 things not to do in Bangkok and 1 …

  • My 7 Hours of Bangkok Highlights... Not the Type You’re Thinking of

    My 7 Hours of Bangkok Highlights... Not the Type You’re Thinking of

    Sep 19, 2012 Thailand

    Ever spent 7 hours at a hair salon for a full head of highlights? It's a journey perhaps you can learn from. Maybe leave the hairdresser appointment to another country.

  • 8 Things To Do With Kids In Bangkok

    8 Things To Do With Kids In Bangkok

    Sep 19, 2012 Thailand

    You didn't think Bangkok had anything to do, did you? A shopping playground for adults and a nightlife for singles. Bangkok is a far cry from the typical family destination? But we found eight! 8 things your toddlers will love!

  • Thailand’s Delectable Delicacies

    Thailand’s Delectable Delicacies

    Sep 18, 2012 Thailand

    There are some real great places to eat in Bangkok. There is anything from the delectable street food on every corner to clean, air-conditioned restaurants in malls to Guinness Book Record Holder restaurants with seats for over 5000 people and 1500 staff.…

  • Angsana’s Thai Home Cooking School – Food and Fun!

    Angsana’s Thai Home Cooking School – Food and Fun!

    Sep 17, 2012 Thailand

    After reading several reviews on TripAdvisor we decided to contact Angsana for a Thai Cooking Class. She had great communication and fixed us up for a Friday morning. There was a market visit, menu planning, cooking and then eating! YUM!

  • Funarium Bangkok – “Fun” is Just the Beginning!

    Funarium Bangkok – “Fun” is Just the Beginning!

    Sep 16, 2012 Thailand

    We found a secret little gem situated right in the middle of Bangkok's central residential district between Sukhumvit Road and Rama 4 Road. Your kids will absolutely love it.

  • The Gem Scammers of Wat Pho, Bangkok Temples

    The Gem Scammers of Wat Pho, Bangkok Temples

    Sep 14, 2012 Thailand

    If we hadn’t read about the well-known Gem Scam we would have totally fallen for the smiling, seemingly genuine Thai man. Join us as we resist the scammers through Siam Paragon, Grand Palace & Wat Pho.

  • Fantasia Lagoon, Bangkok's Secret Water Park

    Fantasia Lagoon, Bangkok's Secret Water Park

    Sep 13, 2012 Thailand

    You probably won't read about Bangkok's Fantasia Lagoon water park in guide books and even most locals don't even know where it is. We reveal one of Thailand's best kept toddler secrets.

  • Fathers & All You Can Eat Cake

    Fathers & All You Can Eat Cake

    Sep 3, 2012 Thailand

    Thank goodness Father’s Day only comes around once a year, otherwise we may look more like the cakes we devoured then we wish to. In Australia Father’s Day is celebrated the first Sunday of September. We celebrated in Bangkok with all you can eat cake buf…

  • Traditional vs Modern: Bangkok's Chatuchak Market vs Siam Ocean World

    Traditional vs Modern: Bangkok's Chatuchak Market vs Siam Ocean World

    Sep 2, 2012 Thailand

    Our first weekend in Bangkok we knew we had to head to Chatuchak. This weekend market is one of the largest and best known outdoor markets in the world. With over 200,000 visitors per weekend. After this we headed to Ocean World, one of the largest aquari…

  • Thailand

    Thailand

    Aug 31, 2012 Destinations

    Thailand is known as the "land of smiles" for very good reason. Every year millions of tourists flock to the tropical beaches, nightlife and culture that is uniquely Thai.

  • Hello Land of Smiles, City of Angels, Bangkok

    Hello Land of Smiles, City of Angels, Bangkok

    Aug 30, 2012 Thailand

    Our first day in Bangkok, city of angels and Thailand, the land of smiles. So great back to be in a land of smiles and friendliness towards the kids. Plus cheap food and lots of space. So far we are in love with Bangkok. Settled in just fine.