Travelguide: My Three Weeks in Southern Thailand

It's now been nearly five months since we left the UK. After our time in Sri Lanka (click here for my travelguide) we headed back to Thailand to meet my sister Fiona. Here's a brief summary (check out our couple of seconds a day video on youtube!) of the time we've had there and hopefully … Continue reading Travelguide: My Three Weeks in Southern Thailand

Travelguide: My Two Months in Central and Northern Thailand

It's now been 14 weeks since we left the UK. After our time in Japan (click here for my travelguide) we headed to Thailand. Here's a brief summary (check out our couple of seconds a day video on youtube!) of the time we've had there and hopefully some hints and tips for those of you … Continue reading Travelguide: My Two Months in Central and Northern Thailand

Thailand: Sustainable City Guide – Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is northern Thailand's largest city located in a valley on the banks of the Ping River. The city itself is quite modern but has an old town surrounded by gates and walls which further afield is surrounded by rainforest, mountains and waterfalls. Getting around Despite being the north's largest city, Chiang Mai isn't too … Continue reading Thailand: Sustainable City Guide – Chiang Mai

Thailand: Life in Pai

As someone who suffers from travel sickness, I was DREADING the journey to Pai. Set 131km North of Chiang Mai and accessible only by a road which has 762 turns, this bus ride is famous for making people feel queasy. Tip: Get yourself some dramamine anti-sickness tablets from Boots. Works wonders! Pai used to be … Continue reading Thailand: Life in Pai

Thailand: Animal Tourism’s Progress is Possible With Love and Bananas

Yesterday was very special as it was spent with beautiful Asian Elephants. At the end of our day at Elephant Nature Park (ENP) our guide Tong asked if we had any questions. Rob - "During our time spent in Ayutthaya we saw elephants being ridden by tourists along the roads, is the government doing anything … Continue reading Thailand: Animal Tourism’s Progress is Possible With Love and Bananas

Thailand: Cities of Ruin – Ayutthaya & Sukhothai

Sukhothai meaning 'the dawn of happiness' was the first capital of Siam (now Thailand). It was the capital for 200 years until the Ayutthaya Kingdom took over. Ayutthaya was then the capital for 400 years until 1767 when Burma invaded and destroyed both Sukhothai and Ayutthaya. What is now left in both cities are strangely beautiful … Continue reading Thailand: Cities of Ruin – Ayutthaya & Sukhothai

Thailand: Sustainable Travel Tips For Kanchanaburi

A week ago we left Bangkok and headed west 128km on a train to Kanchanaburi. After spending seven nights in the town, I thought I'd share a few of my sustainable travel tips just incase any of you were to ever visit. Eat at On's Thai Issan - I'm not a vegetarian, nor am I vegan. … Continue reading Thailand: Sustainable Travel Tips For Kanchanaburi