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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Philippines in 2007: Boracay Island

Continuing with the previous post on my first trip to the Philippines in 2007…my sister and I spent 5 days in the country; 2 days in Manila and 3 days in Boracay Island. Boracay Island…hmmm. Yes, impressions of Boracay can be of a mixed bag especially if you’re referring to present state of Boracay. But when we visited Boracay 9 years ago, it was paradise to us. White pristine beach and turquoise blue waters. Quiet and tranquil. We had assumed that Boracay would be as crowded as the beaches of Phuket or Patong in Thailand, driven by commercialism but we

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Philippines in 2007: Manila

A fellow blogger tweeted me and asked, Kat Pegi Mana? If you have seen my profile or have been following my blog, you would have known by now that Kat Pegi Mana means Where Is Kat Going in the Malay language. She was curious to know where my next travel destination is 🙂 Well, I will be travelling again in October and the destination is Philippines. It will be my second trip to the Philippines – the first trip was back in 2007 – many years before my blogging days. As I was researching on the internet recently on what I would

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My Beach Getaway: Redang Island

Redang Island is an island located on the eastern part of Peninsular Malaysia, off the coast of Trengganu state. It is known for their white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and coral reefs, many of which lie close to the shore. There are two islands on the east coast of Malaysia that are popular among travellers: Redang and Perhentian. Redang is perceived as a destination for upmarket travellers because majority of the accommodation on the island are resorts whereas Perhentian is the favourite spot for backpackers. I have yet to visit Perhentian, in fact, this was my first visit to

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