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Elephants World Kanchanaburi (An Easy Day Trip From Bangkok!)

Ethical elephant attractions in Thailand are a bit of a hot potato so over the years we’ve decided to just not get involved. We haven’t done anything involving elephants since back in the days when we were all OK to ride them. Then suddenly it wasn’t OK and a huge publicity campaign made elephants something …

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Maeklong Railway Market from Bangkok

Maeklong railway market is really no distance at all from Bangkok, is easy to get to and well worth the trip. The Maeklong market itself is a fascinating warren of stalls many selling local seafood, but it’s the trains passing through that most want to see. We’ve tried getting to Maeklong by local bus ( …

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Tha Kha Floating Market and Maeklong Railway Market Tour

Tha Kha floating market is a smaller, less well known floating market near Bangkok. It is a much better experience than visiting the popular Damnoed Saduak floating market, which is the market most tourist tours will take you to. Amphawa floating market is also near Bangkok and trips can take you to any of these, …

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Places to Visit in Northern Thailand, Best Northern Thailand Itinerary

Northern Thailand is one of the best places to visit in Thailand. Best, most beautiful places to visit in Northern Thailand and a Northern Thailand Itinerary. Things to do and places to see in the north of Thailand. Don’t stop at Chiang Mai! We think Northern Thailand is one of the best parts of Thailand …

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Getting a New UK Passport in Bangkok Thailand, British Passport Renewal

This is how we renewed a UK passport in Bangkok. British passport renewal in Thailand. Our younger son’s UK passport was down to less than 6 months and we had absolutely no desire to head back to the UK to get it renewed. We were in Vietnam and about to travel to Malaysia so it …

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Thailand for Families, Highlights, Best Places to Visit

Thailand for families, best places and parts of Thailand for families to visit. Thailand highlights for families to enjoy on a visit. trip, or vacation. Information on visiting Thailand as a family, for families. Thailand is a fantastic and relatively easy destination for families, for you and your kids. We’d certainly rate it the easiest …

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Family Vacation at Novotel Phuket Karon Beach

This is a hotel with a wow factor! After enjoying 3 days at Novotel Surin Beach we moved on to Novotel Karon beach, still on the island of Phuket, Thailand. Surin was superb, but Karon took hospitality to the next level. Everything we loved about Novotel Surin Beach was still there, but Novotel Phuket Karon …

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