Category Archives: Thailand

On island time in Koh Samui

We arrived in Surit Thani after an amazingly pleasant overnight journey on the train. Managing to dodge the touts, we made it to the ferry office, to book our place on the ferry to Koh Samui. Breakfast was on the … Continue reading

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Hua Hin happenings

We managed to get ourselves a relatively cheap ride to Hua Hin from Kanchanaburi, saving ourselves at least 6 hrs on the train. Which gave us 1/2 a day more to explore Hua Hin. After a short stop for drug … Continue reading

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Hell fire pass

Staying at the amusingly named Good Times Resort this was our lovely view at breakfast. It really was quite lovely to spend time watching the river start the day, before we headed off further around the Kanchanaburi region to explore. … Continue reading

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257 train to Kanchanaburi 

Next stop on our travels is Kanchanaburi. This means an early 5am start to beat the notorious Bangkok traffic jams, so we could make our train on time. Even at this time traffic was starting to build. The trains to … Continue reading

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Shopping in Bangkok

Today saw us lined up at MBK awaiting opening at 10am. This is what happens when you travel with teenagers – there is not enough shopping hrs in a day, particularly when your list is so long! Luckily numerous trips … Continue reading

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Touchdown Bangkok!

Chatachuk market was our first stop after breakfast this morning. I have been trying to visit here for the last 6 years but every time we are in Bangkok its mid week and therefore not open. With more than 8,000 … Continue reading

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Bargains in Bangkok

Now seasoned Thailand travelers the kids were excited to be spending a layover in Bangkok, as long as it involved a visit to MBK, so they could challenge each other to Mario Kart! Nothing like travelling half way round the … Continue reading

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