A Thai Wedding And Brush With The Local Mafia!

A Thai Wedding and a brush with the local mafia… Those of you that read about my overnight train journey (A Train Journey And An Accordion Playing Baboon) will know that the whole reason for that sleepless night was to go a traditional Thai wedding further north from Bangkok in a place called Rattanaburi in…

A Train Journey And An Accordion Playing Baboon

I went on a train recently – five words that don’t exactly fizz off the screen at the start of a blog and make you gag yourself with excitement of what is to follow, but this was a train in Thailand…an overnight, ‘sleeper’ train in Thailand no less. I’ve travelled outside of Bangkok a few…

The Best Park In Bangkok

I often feel that I should open up more in these posts, share with you the ‘real’ me, so I’m going to share something very personal¬†– I like going for walks…There, I’ve said it, the cats out the bag. As a side-note, why do we even say ‘the cats out of the bag’? Hang on…I’ll…

The Temples Of Chiang Mai: Part 2

If you read the first part of my blog about the temples of Chiang Mai, you’ll know that I got a bit lost in the amount of temples I saw and their beauty. If you didn’t read part one, where have you been, naughty person? I really should have a word with your parents about…

Going Home Or Leaving Home?

I’m back – did you miss me? …..Hello…did you miss me? Ok, I’ll take that as a ‘yes’. I returned to Thailand just a little over a week ago…”A whole week and this is your first blog? What are you doing with your life?” are the words you are no doubt mumbling to yourself as…

The Temples of Chiang Mai: Part 1

For the new year holidays I went to Chiang Mai for the first time…yes I know that seems like ages ago but I am not writing this blog in real-time, I am writing it in ‘when-I-can-be-bothered’ time. I didn’t know too much before I arrived, but now I can tell you that Chiang Mai has…

The Thai Art of Being Able To Sleep Anywhere!

Thai people seem to have mastered the art of being able to sleep anywhere, and here is the proof! Thailand – a country of stunning natural beauty! A country with a cuisine adored by the entire world! A country that’s known to everyone as ‘The Land of Smiles’. It’s also a country where it seems…

The Top 6 Things You Must Do In Bangkok….

There is nowhere quite like Bangkok. Once a small trading post in the 15th Century, Bangkok has now grown into one of the most famous city’s in the world and with a population of over 8 million people, its one of the biggest. There is so much to do, so much to see and the…