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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Feet and ankle swelling after leg tattoo?

You’re feeling like shit? Your Feet and ankle swelling after you just got your leg or foot tattoo? Well this isn’t so much a travel tip, as a general experience I have had while getting tattooed abroad. This is in no way a reflection on the tattooist in any way! So the million dollar question…

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Wanting to get a Tattoo in Thailand?

So you want to get Tattoo in Thailand while your here on holiday or teaching Egnlish in a school? Well there’s not a lot different to your home country, but the price variation and quality can be huge as I have personally found through some disappointment and also success. There is also the choice to…

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Phuket wet season – What to do?

So you have decided to descend upon Phuket in Thailand during the wet season. Phuket wet season – Why wouldn’t you, everything is cheaper, from accommodation, scooter hire and day trips. But trust me, when it rains it pours and keeps coming during the monsoon season in Thailand. So what do you do? First things…

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Farang buying motorcycle or car in Thailand

Are you traveling to Thailand on a tourist visa and wanting to become a Farang buying motorcycle or car? Well lucky for you it can actually be done. Many will tell you that on a tourist visa that it is impossible for a farang to own a vehicle, and at best you could put it…

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Khaosan Road Bangkok

Even visiting Khaosan Road Bangkok after a rainy afternoon still shows you just how popular the area is with the tourists. The locals defiantly know this, taking every opportunity to tout their items for sale. This area, with all its bars, tattoo shops, teeshirt shops and general cheap gear is still quite expensive in the…

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Big Bike Rental Bangkok

So you have decided to travel to Thailand and want to ride a motorcycle here right? Wrong! The first thing you need to realise about Thailand is that large capacity engine bikes are never really seen on the road. Everyone rides scooters, whether it be a 50cc up to 125cc, and they do this for…

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