Trips

Weekend at Lub-D Hostel in Bangkok

October 31, 2012
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Weekend at Lub-D Hostel in Bangkok

The other weekend I was in Bangkok at the invitation of the guys at Lub-D Hostel. If you didn’t know, the name of the hostel is Thai for “sleep well”. I stayed at both of their branches, one in Silom and the other near Siam Square. Both of them conveniently located for nightlife and shopping depending on which takes your…

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Trip to Ayutthaya for the Muay Thai Festival

March 21, 2012
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Trip to Ayutthaya for the Muay Thai Festival

Over the weekend I was in Ayutthaya for the Muay Thai Festival. This is an annual event which takes place on the 17th March every year. These are some of the places that I visited during the two day trip. Our first stop was to Sian Chang Market (A). I had never visited this one before. I found it in…

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Weekend at Bangkok Tree House

March 1, 2012
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Weekend at Bangkok Tree House

I recently spent the weekend at the Bangkok Tree House which is unlike anything I have experienced before. It is in an area close to Bangkok but surrounded by lush green vegetation. Here are some of the places that I visited while staying at the tree house. It is not that easy to reach Bangkok Tree House (A). You certainly…

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Trip to Phuket to Watch Siam Niramit

January 10, 2012
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Trip to Phuket to Watch Siam Niramit

Over the weekend I flew down to Phuket for the grand opening of Siam Niramit Phuket. This is a big show that is really popular in Bangkok. Here are some of the other places that we visited. Lunch was at one of my favourite restaurants in Phuket Town. It is called Raya (A – 7.885947, 98.390926). I have been there…

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Trip to Hua Hin to Watch the Tennis

January 4, 2012
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Trip to Hua Hin to Watch the Tennis

Over the weekend I was in Hua Hin to watch the World Tennis Invitation Hua Hin 2012. We were there for two nights and three days. Here is what we went to see. Probably the most beautiful train station in Thailand is Hua Hin Railway Station (A – 12.567486026648, 99.954611063004). It dates back to the reign of King Rama VI.…

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Three Floating Markets

November 19, 2011
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Three Floating Markets

At the weekend, I drove West of Bangkok to Samut Songkhram. My purpose was to check on the three major floating markets there to see if they had been affected by the floods. I found them all to be open and running as normal. Though a bit quiet. My first stop was Amphawa Floating Market (A 13.424822,99.954965) where I stayed…

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