Category Archive: Thailand

Sharing the Worlds Local Food: Book Launch

We just launched our new book “Sharing the World’s Local Food and held a book launch in The ArtHouse gallery in central Bournemouth to see the book released into the wild so to speak with the due explosion of food and fare that has been surrounding its development. The whole premise of this new style …

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Have a Blinder in Bangkok

Fantastic street food of Bangkok

Well well well. Good old Bangkok.  The word in itself carries as much innuendo as the capital’s reputation.  However, despite the sex and under tone of the fascinating book Welcome to Hell: One Man’s Fight for Life Inside the Bangkok Hilton there is plenty to do in Bangkok.  Here are our checklist for tourists who …

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Thoughts on coming back to England

It didn’t really sink in on our last day in Bangkok that soon our epic 16 months travelling abroad would be coming to an end. In the same way that I had often pinched myself in surreal moment during my travels, it now didn’t seem real that what had become quite normal would be coming …

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Last stop Bangkok

The last night bus we would be taking for the foreseeable future was pretty uneventful. It cost 465 baht each and took 11hours from Chiang Rai to Bangkok. It was 1st class, not VIP which would have cost us 670 baht each. The seats were comfortable and reclined enough to fall asleep on. The ‘meal’ …

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Chiang Rai’s Deep Countryside

After another day cruising around the city, exploring the tribal market and heading further out of town to hang out in a more local area we decided that that evening we would stay in the hills at a Kamu hill-tribe village.  Recommended to us, it sounded like an ideal few days break in the remote …

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At Home in Chiang Rai

Approaching the bus station we were surrounded by large shops and tall buildings.  A modern city it seemed and a far cry from what we expected from the recommendation we had been given.  Tuk tuk drivers gathered hustled around the bus doors to secure business and most spoke a reasonable degree of English when we …

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