Riding the Mae Hong Son Loop

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An extensive tour by motorcycle of Thailand’s attractions would obviously take weeks, if not months, but packages are nevertheless on offer. There are also packages for more experienced riders that include off-road sectors. Although every region of Thailand has something distinctive to enjoy, if one only has limited time, it is best to head north. Chiang Mai is a natural touring base as well as being a fascinating and vibrant city in itself where the ancient and modern … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

Tiger Kingdom – Chiang Mai, Thailand

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  The Tiger Kingdom is one of only two such ventures in the whole of Thailand that allows visitors an “up close & personal” experience with the tigers, allowing them to play, stroke & take photos in the tigers enclosure. Even if you did not want to get up close to the tigers it is still a nice spot to have a bit of lunch and watch the tigers play in their enclosures.  A buffet lunch is served at the Tiger Kingdom from 11.30am-14.30pm daily (200 baht / … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

A Guide to Pattaya’s Sex Scene

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Pattaya bar fines explained This is an amount of money a customer pays to the bar to take an employee, or even a freelancer, out of the bar. In beer bars the bar fine runs between 200 and 300 baht; short-time bars also charge from 200 to 500 baht while gogo bars are the most expensive with bar fines from as low as 300 baht (extremely rare and usually only for brief periods at the beginning or the end of the night), a standard 500 baht and often now from 550 to 600 … [Read more...]

Updated: May 26, 2013 by admin

Chiang Mai Shopping Malls

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Shopping in Thailand is always great, but shopping in Chiang Mai is some of the best the country has to offer. Everybody loves shopping (well almost) and Chiang Mai is a shopping paradise. There are two main Shopping Malls in Chiang Mai and  both have a wide range of shops, restaurants and other services. Both shopping malls contain a large department store, supermarket and multi screen cinema. Kad Suan Kaew (Central) Kad Suan Kaew, commonly known as Central, … [Read more...]

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Peppermint GoGo – Pattaya

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Not much changes at Peppermint Gogo, located in Walking Street (below Marine disco). They have a formula and stick to it. It has cheap beer and reasonable lady drinks but the takeaway prices are very top end. But within this ranges it offers something for everyone, and hence maintains a perpetual busy state. Peppermint GoGo Bar Pattaya has a unique and fresh atmosphere with a very large contingent of attractive, friendly girls. Peppermint has been around a very … [Read more...]

Updated: February 6, 2013 by admin

Krabi Airport Guide

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Krabi Airport (airport code KBV) is located on Highway 4, approximately 10km from Krabi Town and 40km from Ao Nang Beach. No matter what time you arrive at Krabi airport, finding transport to local areas will be easy.   Airport Services Krabi's relatively new airport is a small modern structure. The main terminal building is on three levels. The lowest floor is the arrivals hall, and the second is check-in and departures. The third level houses offices and a … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Pattaya Nightlife – A Where to Go Guide

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Without a doubt, Pattaya nightlife is legendary. Whatever you want, you will be able to find here. Nightlife is a bit of a misnomer as the action continues 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The possibilities are literally endless from bars, pubs and a-gogos to excellent cabaret shows, restaurants and other live entertainment.     Pattaya Nightlife Warnings A word of warning to the few who come looking for under age girls and boys. Yes they are … [Read more...]

Updated: January 3, 2013 by admin

Andaman Camp and Cruise – Krabi Thailand

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Andaman Camp and Cruise run day trips and camping trips from the Ao Nang beaches to the islands, complete with food, drinks, snorkeling equipment and a sea kayak. Elizabeth is an experienced English-speaking guide and has been running her own longtail boats in the crystal clear Andaman waters for a number of years.   Popular day trips from Krabi 1.   Chicken Island, Poda Island, Sand bridge (Tup Island), Phranang Cave Spend a day swimming, snorkeling and … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

Where to Stay in Pattaya

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Pattaya is a lively city with a population that swells to over 350,000 during the peak holiday season.  Thankfully for tourists, Pattaya has probably one of the most effective and easiest to use local transport networks to be found anywhere in Thailand.  With an endless stream of “baht buses” that follow set routes around Pattaya, getting around couldn't be easier.  However, given that trips through the often heavy traffic can be quite slow, it still makes sense to book … [Read more...]

Updated: January 9, 2013 by admin

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

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  Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is only a short distance from the site of the former 'Kanburi', the prisoner of war base camp through which most of the prisoners passed on their way to other camps. It was created by the Army Graves Service who transferred to it graves along the southern half of railway, from Bangkok to Nieke. More than 5,000 Commonwealth and 1,800 Dutch casualties are buried or commemorated in the cemetery. The cemetery was designed by Colin St Clair … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

Alcatraz GoGo Bar – Pattaya

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Alcatraz Gogo Bar is Pattaya’s newest gogo bar, located on Walking Street just North of Soi 15, next door to Fahrenheit. This is a large gogo bar that has obviously had a lot of money spent on it. There is a centre island stage and several dancers “behind bars” on the second level. Most of the seating is quite distant from the dancers making it rather impersonal. The girls are dressed up in some nice prisoner and warden outfits. The whole interior design is … [Read more...]

Updated: January 3, 2013 by admin

Krabi Eco Cycle – Cycling Tours around Krabi

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  Krabi Eco Cycle has been operating bicycle tours in the Krabi province since June of 2007.  Krabi Eco Cycle is managed by Wuttikrai Senkul, local guide, most tourists know him as "Wut", who has experience in the travel industry for many years prior to setting up Krabi Eco Cycle, and has guided many travelers around the Krabi province before deciding something more was needed. His aim was to set up a company that would give all adventurous people something … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

Pattaya Travel and Tourist Guide

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Pattaya is a popular resort on the North Gulf Coast of Eastern Thailand, 160 km south-east of Bangkok. Most famous for its go-go and beer bars, it's also one of Thailand's best locations for all manner of sports and activities. Some of the beaches are a little uninspiring by Thai standards, however due to its flood of hotels and guesthouses and convenient location with quick and easy access from Bangkok make it a popular weekend getaway. Catering for over 5 million … [Read more...]

Updated: January 1, 2013 by admin

Hellfire Pass Museum – Kanchanaburi

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  The Hellfire Pass Museum is an absolute must do attraction for anyone visiting the Kanchanaburi area to pursue their interest in the history of the Burma-Siam death railway in World War II. This Australian built complex consists of a memorial site located within Konyu Cutting (Hellfire Pass), a memorial walking trail and a modern museum. The Hellfire Pass Museum was officially opened on 25 April 1998 and now receives over 80,000 visitors each … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

Smart Cook Thai Cookery School – Krabi, Thailand

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Smart Cook offers its customers the opportunity to learn how to cook real Thai food in a traditional Thai home-style setting with an individual hands-on method taught by friendly knowledgeable Thai cooking experts. At Smart cook, they use only the freshest ingredients.Their cooking areas and utensils are kept well cleaned and are sanitized daily.  Cooking is done in a clean open air kitchen. Their class size is limited to 9 persons in order to maximize … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

Krabi Canoe Tour

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Be guided through and into the Krabi limestone formations on this fun-filled Krabi Canoe Tour. This is a unique experience that takes you into the wonderful limestone formations of Krabi on board a small canoe complete with your own skilled canoe guide. You will be witness to some of the most spectacular scenery in Thailand and the newly discovered sea caves (Hongs). These sea caves are open aired cylindrical tidal lagoons which can not be seen from the outside. You … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

Phi Phi Island Speedboat Tour from Krabi

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Krabi is fast becoming a destination for international tourists as a more relaxing alternative to Phuket. Spectacular scenery surrounds the area, both inland and offshore, with many of Thailand's finest beaches nearby. Two of the most beautiful and well known islands in the Andaman are the islands of Ko Phi Phi, or simply known as Phi Phi. Traveling on the  Phi Phi Island Speedboat Tour you'll be able to experience more of these islands for yourself!     The … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

Tiffany Cabaret Show – Pattaya

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You haven’t been to Pattaya if you miss the world-famous Tiffany Cabaret Show.  Undeniably, Tiffany Cabaret Show is amongst the most recommended tourist shows in Thailand.  Extravagant costumes, convincingly stunning ladyboys, spectacular stage sets are all part of a grander show that delights you with non-stop fantastic entertainment. Whether you are in for the beautiful ‘ladies’ or the show, you’ll get your money worth at Tiffany Cabaret.   Tiffany … [Read more...]

Updated: January 3, 2013 by admin

Whole Earth Restaurant, Chiang Mai

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Located close to the old city and the Night Bazaar, Whole Earth Restaurant offers an excellent range of health food, coupled with a high level of service. A peaceful and relaxing spot, it is set in a traditional Thai-style wooden house amid landscaped tropical gardens. All food is served in the elegant non-smoking dining room. The Whole Earth Restaurant has been welcoming customers from around the world for more than 35 years with its excellent experiences, its … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin