- Fishing on the Chao PhrayaEnjoying breakfast on the terrace that overlooks the river. A fisherman has 3 rods in operation. In the 30 minutes that we need to finish our morning ritual (compared to the 3 minutes 1 week ago) he pulls 5 plastic Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Feb 19, 2017
- NestfarmingManoch’s brother has one of the most interesting businesses I ever heard about. He is farming nests. He builds towers that attract swallows to build their nests. Swallows build their nests by agglomerating vegetal debris with their saliva. They are Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Feb 19, 2017
- Manoch & IceWe have lunch with two former colleagues. I recruited Manoch in 2001 as the first employee of Euler Hermes Thailand. Still Euler at that time. Ice is the nickname of Sarinya whom I recruited few years later for business development. Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Feb 19, 2017
- Koh Phangan - Full Moon Party
So, to follow on from the last post (Bangkok). As I mentioned, the bus/ferry journey is never quite as explained when you purchase it in Thailand. 🙈 We met at the travel agents, where w Posted by Millypaulrtw in Dream Come True | Feb 19, 2017
- Than Tao MahapromIt is a small space next to Siam station, one of the busiest places of central Bangkok. A golden four-faced Buddha attracts a swarm of worshippers – very few tourists. They burn incense sticks, offer garlands of flowers, set birds Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Feb 19, 2017
- Modern WorldWe’re not particularly in search of the modern part of Bangkok, the one that is roughly the same as Singapore, Hong Kong or New York. But sometimes we have no choice.
The light railway (BTS) was built on top of the Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Feb 18, 2017
- T&KT&K (Toy & Kid) is the best seafood restaurant in Chinatown. It’s on the corner of the street, the kitchen is on the street. It opens at 4:30 PM and when we arrive 15 minutes later most of the tables Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Feb 18, 2017
- ChinatownBangkok has a very convincing Chinatown. Chinese have been entering the country in different ways for centuries, one of the biggest Thai conglomerates (CP group) is completely owned by ethnic Teochow, and there is not one single Thai who can Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Feb 18, 2017
- KhaosanKhaosan Road and the slightly quieter Rambuttri street are the entertainment streets for the backpackers and other low budget tourists. It is surrounded by hostels where you can sleep at $10 per night in dormitories that cater for 20+ guests Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Feb 17, 2017
- PerceptionPerception is a recommendation from a very knowledgeable Korean blog that Shin has consulted intensively. There are thousands of Thai massage parlours in Bangkok, but in this one the work is done by blind people and according to the blog Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Feb 17, 2017
Bangkok city is built on the right side of the Chao Phraya river, the left side just starts to be developed. Small canals bring the water inland, and these branch out into even smaller canals, and so on. They Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Feb 16, 2017
- BangkokSo, we booked to stay in a hostel in Bangkok for three nights. This would give us enough time to see a few bits and plan our next move. Our hostel was called D Hostel and was just around the Posted by Millypaulrtw in Dream Come True | Feb 16, 2017
- Back in Bangkok
The holiday feeling came when I sat in a small restaurant in front of a chicken red curry and lemongrass seafood soup. The smell, the sight, the struggle to explain to the smiling waitress that I didn’t want coriander… suddenly Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Feb 16, 2017
- On arrive a Koh PhanganSur Lundi le 14, on a decidé d'aller a une jongle 1 heure de Kuala Lumpur. On a fait une marche guidé 30 metres au dessus de la forêt. On a marché sur un petit pont fait de bois. Posted by Kai T S in The Big Trip/La Voyage Grande | Feb 15, 2017
- Monkeys & MassagesHello
We arrived in Krabi, a large town in Southern Thailand on the Andaman Coast well known for its limestone karsts and mangroves. It is situated on an estuary and the nearest beach is situated a half an hour trip in Posted by simon.steph in Simon and Steph Go East | Feb 11, 2017
- Sawadee KaHi everyone
For the last five days we have been in Chiangmai, Thailand's northern capital nestled in the mountains 680km north of Bangkok. Chiang Mai was founded in the 13th century and was once the capital of the Lanna Kingdom. The Posted by simon.steph in Simon and Steph Go East | Feb 6, 2017
- Ping Pong show in Bangkok===Prologue...===
There is no one who has been to Thailand and never heard of Ping Pong shows. When I visited Bangkok for the first time back in 2010 I agreed with one of my fellow travelers that we must go to Posted by dima.safr in Roaming the world | Feb 4, 2017
- Chiang Mai - RiversideRiverside in Chiang Mai is between the western wall of the old city and, as you might expect, the river. It has two major markets - Warorot and the Night Bazaar - as well as many establishments for the consumption Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Jan 31, 2017
- Chiang Mai - Old CityThere is some irony in referring to the old city, given that Chiang Mai actually means new city. This is because it was established as the second capital (after Chiang Rai) of an area of northern Thailand in 1296 - Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Jan 30, 2017
- Sunburn and SinghaHello All
We left Koh Samui on the East coast of Thailand after a few days and travelled west to Khao Lak, on the other side of mainland Thailand. we arrived a couple of days ago after taking a taxi, a Posted by simon.steph in Simon and Steph Go East | Jan 28, 2017
- The Arrival==I've moved! ==
You can continue reading my letters following the link below!
See you there ;) Posted by chb00001 in Letters from Charlotte | Feb 21, 2016
- Chiang Mai - Su Thep areaI have already been to Chiang Mai a couple of times - in fact, I was there the very first time I left New Zealand. I got myself in an awkward position in Bangkok, so fled north in a bus Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Jan 22, 2017
- Burnt and beautifulHello All
We have left Bangkok and travelled south to the island of Koh Samui, an island of approx 55km circumference nestling 70km from the west coast of Thailand. We loved Bangkok, it is an amazing city, truely something for everyone! Posted by simon.steph in Simon and Steph Go East | Jan 22, 2017
- Day 1 - doing the tourist bitHello!
Bangkok is one crazy, hot and exciting city!
We brought a day ticket to hop on and off boats along the river Chao Phraya in Bangkok, a visit to an enormous flower and produce market started the day. Mountains of chillies, Posted by simon.steph in Simon and Steph Go East | Jan 18, 2017
- BFFs i BGKVår resa började hemma hos Mannheimers den sista september, och tre månader senare var det dags för reunion i Bangkok!
Precis som den där dagen i slutet av september så sprang tiden iväg och de tre dagarna vi hängde med Moa, Posted by Stefan Hök in Hok Family Trip | Jan 17, 2017