Thailand

Budget Bangkok: Roof View Place

I was searching for accommodation in Bangkok. The hotel had to tick three boxes: it had to be affordable, clean and centrally located. Enter Roof View Place. This budget hotel/hostel is located in the centre of Bangkok. The Grand Palace is only 2 km from the property while China Town is only 4 km away. […]

Thailand in June – should you go?

I visited Thailand last year in June for two reasons: because it was my birthday and I wanted to celebrate it abroad, and because I got a fantastic flight deal I couldn’t ignore. But it turned out to be one of my best decisions I’ve ever made. Thailand has a distinct peak season during its […]

A quick guide to Ko Phi Phi

Ko Phi Phi is a popular tourist island destination in Thailand. The island gained fame when The Beach, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was filmed here. It’s also a popular destination for adventure activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, and rock climbing. In my opinion its too commercial and very overpriced. How to get there The only way […]

Exploring the sights and islands of Phi Phi

The Phi Phi islands are made up of six islands, of which Ko Phi Phi Don and Ko Phi Phi Leh are the main two islands. I wanted to explore the islands around Ko Phi Phi Don, and as a movie buff, I wanted to visit The Beach ‘beach’. There are loads of travel companies […]

Eating at Taste of Heaven in Chiang Mai

I love Chiang Mai! As a vegetarian, this city with all the numerous vegetarian and vegan restaurants is food heaven. The receptionist at my hostel suggested Taste of Heaven, so I went to check it out. Finding Taste of Heaven in the maze of streets in the old city was surprisingly easy. The restaurant is […]

Review: Miracle Grand Convention Hotel

Located approximately 5 km from Don Muang International Airport, the Miracle Grand Convention Hotel is a great place to stay if you have an early flight to catch. With easy access to the highway, you will arrive at the airport in no time. When I arrived Your can expect check-in to be hassle free and […]

A complete guide to Kata Beach

Are you heading to Phuket? Are you wondering where to stay? What to do and what it will cost? You’re covered! If you are going to Phuket, I recommend you stay in Kata. The beach is beautiful, it’s less commercial than Patong and there are loads of activities to keep you busy. Here’s all the […]

Beach please! My best snaps of Thailand beaches

Apart from the great food and cheap clothing, the top attraction in Thailand is probably the beaches! Below are my best beach photos of a recent trip to Thailand. They will have you reaching for your passport! Get ready for some beach envy… Koh Phi Phi The best beach on Phi Phi island was the […]

Review: S Box Sukhumvit Hotel

This lovely little boutique hotel is located in the Sukhumvit neighbourhood of Bangkok, close to public transport. S Box Sukhumvit Hotel is only 50 m from the Sukhumvit Main Road lined with shops and street food vendors, and just over 500 m from the Phrom Phong Sky Train Station that connects you to the rest […]

Review: Two Chefs Inn Kata Beach

The Two Chefs Inn is located above the Two Chefs Bar & Grill on the main road that runs through Kata, only 200 m from Kata Beach. The location of the hotel could not be better! When I arrived Check in is easy. I was welcomed with a refreshingly cold and fragrant towel and a […]

10 reasons to visit The White Temple in Chiang Rai

The only reason I took a winding 3-hour bus ride from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai was to see The White Temple. Was it worth it? Yes, definitely yes! This is my favourite temple in Thailand. Here’s why: 1. It’s absolutely stunning! Apart from the colour, The White Temple looks like a traditional Buddhist temple […]

9 reasons to volunteer at Elephant Nature Park

Located a couple of hours’ drive from Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand, Elephant Nature Park (ENP) is an incredible place to visit, a must for all animal lovers and the best place to volunteer at. Here’s why: 1.Elephants The primary focus of the park is the well-being of Asian Elephants. ENP is concerned with every […]

Mini guide to Ao Nang

Ao Nang is a beach town approximately 15 km from Krabi town in Southern Thailand. Although all the action takes place in Krabi, I’d rather stay in Ao Nang as it’s much more scenic and peaceful. If you want to spend a couple of days in Ao Nang, plan your itinerary carefully that your visit […]

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