Best Places To Travel In Southeast Asia In December

In a matter of one week two weeks, the month of November will come to a close. After that, work slows down, schools are closed and people get into the party mood. December is typically a time for parties (lots of feasting and drinking) and holidays, and speaking of holidays, have you planned your trips for December? Perhaps you are seeking sunny days by the beach to escape from the freezing winter. Or if you are living in the tropics, you are seeking cooler climate, giving you the chance to show off that nice-looking jacket hanging in your wardrobe 😉 Well,

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Guest Post: How To Go To Mae Klong And Back For 140 Thai Baht

This guest post was written by my friend Jack Lee who loves trains in Thailand. He contributed his first guest post sometime ago about his experience travelling from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi by train over the River Kwai Bridge. Here’s another one about Mae Klong and how you can do it cheaply..for 140 Thai Baht 🙂 Jack doesn’t have a travel blog but you may follow him on Instagram. Enjoy! ***** The famous railway market at Mae Klong (pronounced as Meh-Gong) is located at Samut Songkram province. Located just about an hour (or more depending on traffic situation) drive from Bangkok, it

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bangkok to kanchanaburi river kwai bridge railway station

Bangkok to Kanchanaburi: Guest Post by Jack Lee

This guest post was written by my friend Jack Lee who loves trains in Thailand. This is his story about his experience travelling from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi by train over the River Kwai Bridge. Jack doesn’t have a travel blog but you may follow him on Instagram. Enjoy! ***** Who in the right mind would travel from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi on an almost 14-hour return trip by train, when it is only 4 hours by car? Apparently the not-so-right-minds are my better half and I. A day earlier, we were at Hua Lamphong train station, traveling to Ayutthaya by train (another

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In Pictures: Wat Pho, Bangkok

Wat Pho is one of the largest and oldest temples in Bangkok. It is also the birthplace of Thai traditional massage. Located only 10 minutes walk from the Grand Palace, most visitors would visit Wat Pho as well, and is mainly to admire the Reclining Buddha. If one is awestruck by the grandeur of the Grand Palace in Bangkok, then the experience is also mind-blowing at Wat Pho. The temple is open daily from 8.30am till 6.30pm and the entrance fee is THB100. The Reclining Buddha is about 160 feet in length and is made of solid gold. The feet of

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In Pictures: The Grandeur of the Grand Palace, Bangkok

The Grand Palace is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bangkok. A trip to Bangkok would be incomplete without visiting the Grand Palace, in fact, it’s a must-see for any first-timer to the city. Situated on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the Grand Palace is an architectural symbol of Thailand. The palace was constructed in 1782 during the reign of King Rama I, the founder of Chakri Dynasty, and it served as the royal residence of the Kings of Siam until 1925. The Grand Palace is now used for official events such as royal ceremonies

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Bangkok Buzz

I had been to Bangkok a few times but they were business trips which never really gave me time to explore the city. I didn’t see much back then except for the hotel and office. And so this recent long weekend, I made the effort to spend a couple of days in this amazing city and to see what it has to offer. The flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok was only 2 hours. Upon arrival at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, I travelled on the Airport Rail Link (the Express Line) which connected me with downtown Bangkok, Phaya Thai Station. It

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