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Thai language basics will go a long way

Thai basics make a huge difference. How nice is it when someone genuinely says hello to you? Feels good right? So why not extend that respect to people in Thailand by learning to say hello before you arrive. By learning simple Thai language basics, you can make even the hardest of situations lighter, easier and…

Show respect to Thais

Do’s and don’t for Thailand – Respect Thai culture

We all intend to make the most of our opportunity to travel to Thailand, but setting foot in this Asian land can get you into all sorts of shit if you’re not prepared with some basic tools. Many travelers will find it hard navigating even some of the most basic of tasks in this new…

Erawan Falls Kanchanaburi

Fish nibbling at your bits at Erawan Falls

Located in Kanchanaburi province, Erawan falls has 7 levels dropping down over 1’500 metres and is considered one of the more beautiful falls in Thailand. You can venture into some of the pools created by the falls for a chilling afternoon swim provided your not afraid of the fish that live in these unique pools….


Respect the Thai culture FFS!!

I am so sick and tired of seeing tourists behaving like arseholes!! Now I’m not just talking about Aussies here, I’m talking about all nationalities. Why is it that they all feel that just because they have paid to do a tour or enter a tourist center, that it suddenly gives them rights to behave…

Living in Thailand Cheap

Living in Thailand on $1000AUD per month

Can it be done? HELL YES! Ok so living in Thailand is a totally different experience to living in a western country. There’s plenty plenty of fores and against. One of the major driving factors living in an Asian environment like Thailand is simply the cost of living. When I look at how much I…

Death Railway Thailand

Death Train in Kanchanaburi Province Thailand

Probably part of your Thailand adventure will be to jump aboard the notorious The Burma Railway, also known as the notorious Death Train in Kanchanaburi or Death Railway. The railway was a 415 kilometers railway between Ban Pong, Thailand, and Thanbyuzayat, Burma, built by the Empire of Japan in 1943 to support its forces in…


Karen Long neck Tribe of Chiang Mai

For some tourists and back packers, visiting the Karen Long neck Tribe women, or long necks is just another photo opportunity for them in their Thailand adventure. There are even many tourist operators who stop at these hill tribes in the northern jungles just for photo opportunities for a price. But would you really take…

Ethical Elephant Tours Thailand

Ethical Elephant Tours Thailand

Visiting elephants in Thailand is one of the experiences on most travellers bucket lists. For me, it was definitely up there in the top 5, but for me the experience of slowly trudging through the Thai jungle atop a seat on the back of an elephant  was definitely not what I wanted. Why not? It’s…

Thailand monkeys

Let’s feed the cute Thai monkeys

Feeding the Thai monkeys without them feeding on you. As you get away from the bustle of the capital city, you will start to see monkeys in their natural environment. You can witness them on various islands (ironically Monkey Island or Monkey beach are hotspots), hiking trails, resorts close to the ocean, even in some…

Frogs legs Thailand

Eating frogs legs in Thailand

Should I really eat frogs legs and what do they taste like? One thing I can say for certain is don’t believe any Thai person that tells you they taste like chicken. It’s utter bullshit. Yes ok cooked frogs legs are a white meat, and yes they look like a drumstick, but that’s about all…