Tag: Thailand

Family-Friendly Bangkok Attractions

Bangkok, also known as the City of Angels, is the bustling, vibrant capital of Thailand. It is known for its golden spires, colorful tuk-tuks, and delicious street food. Here you will see modern skyscrapers standing alongside traditional temples. Bangkok is very different from European, American, and African cities. There are many unique things to do here, […]

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13 Delicious foods to eat in Thailand

Thailand, and especially Bangkok, is famous for its street food. For the second year running, CNN named Bangkok as the city with the best street food on the planet. I sampled much of the street food in Bangkok and Phuket when I was there and I do believe that Thailand has some of the best […]

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Luxury living at the Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort

Phuket is Thailand’s largest island. Also known as the “Pearl of the Andaman”, it is shaped like an irregular pearl and has a well-deserved reputation as one of the world’s most popular tropical beach resort destinations. The Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort is one of the leading hotels in Phuket and was opened just three years ago. […]

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Ten Things To Do In Bangkok - With Kids

Bangkok is a vibrant, bustling, multi-faceted city, and a vast, sprawling metropolis, home to modern steel skyscrapers standing alongside traditional tiled temples. It is a city of colourful tuk-tuks, golden spires and delicious street food. It has an infectious energy that draws one in and endears one to it. Bangkok is often overlooked in favour […]

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Floating Villages and Golden Guns in Phang Nga Bay

One of the things that I just had to do when visiting Phuket was go on a day trip to Phang Nga Bay . Deciding on the best way to do it was a more difficult decision.  After mulling over umpteen brochures and websites offering the James Bond Island tour then trying to book one and […]

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Travelling around Thailand : The dos and don'ts

Travelling around Thailand ? You’re in for a treat. It’s an amazing country, full of adventure. In fact, it’s Asia Pacific’s most popular tourist destination. With so much to see and do, you won’t want to stick to one place. To act as your go-to guide to travelling around the country, we’ve picked out the […]

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Things to do in Phuket with kids

I did a lot of research before I went to Phuket – as I always do before I travel – and it seemed as though people who’d been to Phuket were divided into two camps. Those who loved it and those - who didn’t. I wondered whether I had made the right decision by choosing […]

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Family time at Sunwing Resort Kamala Beach

Phuket is world famous for its beautiful beaches and tropical beach resorts but when travelling there for the first time, choosing the perfect area to stay in can be a bit of a dilemma. Travelling with kids makes the correct decision even more imperative. After a lengthy research process, I discovered that the Kamala Beach […]

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Review: Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park

Our introduction to Bangkok was a gentle one. Following a long journey from Johannesburg via Beijing, we arrived around midday in the City of Angels. A taxi took us directly to the Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park and we were welcomed into its luxurious confines by the friendly staff. Although the Concierge Desk is on […]

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Somerset Park Suanplu Bangkok - A home away from home

Bangkok is a vibrant, bustling city, and a vast, sprawling metropolis. It has an infectious energy that draws one in. There is so much to do here that I’d recommend staying for at least a week. However, where you stay in Bangkok has a huge impact on your experience there. After spending all day exploring […]

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My Travel Bucket List

There are 196 countries in the world. I’ve been to 40 (2020 update:47). I guess I still have quite a few to tick off my bucket list . (I used to be an auditor in a previous life so don’t blame me for the checklist attitude.) This post is different from my usual posts because […]

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