5 Ways To Deal With Jet-lag

Jet-lag, the bane of every travellers life, I should know because I have done it. I’ve done it a lot. I’ve travelled more times than Richard Branson’s made a complete knob of himself and that’s A LOT! (Sorry to any Branson fans reading this…but he is). Many people have tried to find ways to cure…

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 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 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…

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. It’s certainly not an exaggeration to say that I like dogs as…

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 artefacts 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…