The Day I Almost Died

The day I almost died took place in Hau Hin 14 months ago before I  moved to Thailand, but I want to include it for two reasons, firstly because I want you to know I like to live dangerously and secondly, I can’t think of anything else to write today. If you are faint of…

Experiencing An Awkward Massage…

‘I really enjoy having a massage in Thailand’ – eight words that make a lot of people immediately think of…special, ‘happy’ massages. But I am sorry to disappoint you though, as this story isn’t about one of those massages. Each to their own but those kind of massages don’t ‘tickle my fancy’ so to speak but I did…

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 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…

Finally Wearing My Face Mask In Bangkok…Like A Boss!

Well I finally did it. I finally went outside wearing a face mask…I finally feel like a true Bangkokian (I don’t know if Bangkokian is an actual word to describe people who live in Bangkok but I’m claiming it!). Make a note of the date and we’ll all have an anniversary celebration next year because…

The Big Dog Cafe Bangkok

Are you a dog lover? Are you in or planning on being in Bangkok? Well, if you are, then The Big Dog Cafe in Bangkok is a must visit place for you… I love dogs, I maybe love them more than most humans. I almost like dogs as much as cake which is a lot,…

The Temple Of The Emerald Buddha

The Temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Keaw as it’s known in Thailand is one of the holiest Buddhist artifacts in Thailand and sits on the grounds of The Grand Palace. It is an absolute must for anyone spending time in Bangkok. Recently I made a conscious effort to see some of the…