Songkran in Thailand

April 18, 2017

Songkran festival – also known as the traditional Thai new year – was originally celebrated by sprinkling water on family members and elders for good fortune, and by paying respects to images of the beloved Buddha. Over time, the festival has evolved and it now involves three days of water play, with locals and visitors …
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September 3, 2016

Wat Rong Khun, better known as “the White Temple” is one of the most recognizable temples in Thailand. The temple outside the town of Chiang Rai attracts a large number of visitors, both Thai and foreign, making it one of Chiang Rai’s most visited attractions. It is a unique temple that stands out through the …
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Recommendations for Krabi

November 15, 2015

Stay Blanco Room & Apartments | 228 Moo 2, Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand 81000 We stayed at Blanco Room & Apartments, which is about 20 minute on foot to Aonang beach. We liked the area because it is not so touristy, there is a Tesco supermarket opposite, 7-eleven and roadside food stalls. You won’t go …
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Climbing in Krabi

November 13, 2015

Just one month after visiting Bangkok, I am back here again in Thailand, this time to have a taste of some adventure sports. With return flights from Singapore costing about S$90-100, it is quite affordable to visit Krabi or any part of Thailand. For this trip, we took AirAsia to Krabi and came back via …
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Sky high in Bangkok

October 9, 2015

Bangkok has a pulsating night life which can be compared to Singapore, but the better thing is that alcohol in Thailand is much cheaper. So there is a good reason to celebrate every night. The concept of sky bars has been quite popular because people like to enjoy the panoramic views of the city from …
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Banging Bangkok

October 8, 2015

For my recent trip to Bangkok, I took the Dreamliner 747 on Scoot from Singapore to Bangkok. Actually the plane was flying to Osaka, via Bangkok. I loved the plane, the seats were spacious, the window shades changed automatically according to the light intensity and it was very quiet inside. Plus since I booked early, …
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To the land of smiles

June 23, 2014

I joined FS without knowing anyone, not even my fellow year threes except for one or two familiar faces. After the end of 39 days, I’m glad to say that I’ve made many new friends and this journey has piqued my interest in studying geography. Basically I love outdoor learning, interacting with human subjects and …
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phuket day 3

December 9, 2011

Third and last day in phuket. Instead of the sea, we headed to the forest this time. We drove up north to phang-nga province, which is south of bangkok. Our island safari tour included whitewater rafting, trek to waterfall, fish spa, elephant ride, ATV. For the whitewater rafting, we did level 1&2. The waters were …
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phuket day 2

December 8, 2011

I woke up on the second day not feeling too well. We bought breakfast from the street food stall, then sat down at our hotel seats while waiting for the tour bus. The thai kway teow and fried rice were delicious and satisfying for breakfast. The minivan arrived and sent us to the pier where …
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phuket day 1

December 7, 2011

Flight to phuket was supposed to leave at 2040, but due to flight delay we departed at 2115. This is the first time that I took jetstar and experienced a delay; my previous flights with jetstar to taipei, hong kong, bangkok were all fine. Anyway on the flight, I was pondering about what type of …
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