Tag Archives: Thailand

What to do with 3 Days in Bangkok?

Day 1 Arrive lunch time Taxi to hotel. (all taxis the same, you have one airport queue – I think it is 50 baht extra. Otherwise they use meter and you pay tolls) Take BTS (Skytrain) or MRT (Subway) or … Continue reading

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Loy Kratong:

Loi Krathong (also written as Loy Krathong or Loy Gratong, Thai: ลอยกระทง, IPA: [lɔːj kràʔ tʰoŋ]) is a festival celebrated annually throughout Thailand and certain parts of Laos and Burma (in the Shan State). The name means roughly “Floating Crown”, and comes from the tradition of making crowns which are then floated on a river

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Siriraj Medical Museum

Siriraj Hospital Houses the Siriraj Medical Museum, which is actually collection of several smaller museums. It is well maintained in a slightly older building. There are many  collections of real specimens and dioramas, most of the displays are in  Thai, … Continue reading

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Charter Sailing at Koh Chang

Koh Chang may not have the name that Phuket, Samui or Pattaya does in Thailand, but it is slowly growing as a destination. Plenty of quiet islands and beaches, some more basic than others, but then again, that’s part of … Continue reading

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Royal Varuna Yacht Club : Thailand

Royal Varuna Yacht Club is really more of a dingy sailing club, but is a very nice option to practise your sailing skills or laze about for a few days. It’s location is Pratumnak Hill, in between South Pattaya and … Continue reading

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50 things to do in Indonesia before you die

This blog posting inspired me to check which ones that I had already done… 40-things-to-do-in-indonesia-before-you-die 40. Watch a local football match.☑ – both in Thailand and in Indonesia (however, they were international games, Australia vs Iran, the local football games … Continue reading

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