Apparently it just wasn’t enough to have met Thailand’s most famous TV star earlier this week. Mrs Fortuna had prepared another pretty unexpected thing for today’s afternoon and it happened again here in Bangkok. Me and my friend had just finished our swimming session in the Ramkamhaeng district as we decided to check the ticket …
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What to do in Singapore? 5 Highlights

Last updated: January 4th, 2017 | in Beyond Thailand

Singapore is not just the financial giant of Southeast Asia, it is also a hugely popular tourist destination. Many backpackers start or end their trip around Southeast Asia in Singapore, like I did: Singapore has been the first Asian country I have visited in 2009  and from there I traveled up overland through Malaysia, Thailand, …
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See also: How To Get Laid In Singapore When we think about Singapore, the first picture that comes in our mind is its imposing and modern city skyline. While there are quite a few things to do in Singapore, any traveler visiting the city doesn’t want to leave this city without a having taken a great …
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How I met Thailand’s most famous TV Star

Last updated: February 10th, 2015 | in Living

Yesterday I had lunch in the food court at Central Rama9 (shopping mall) in Bangkok. I almost finished my rice-pork sizzler when my friend wrote me that there would be some cool promotion at Starbucks going on. I normally don’t mind Starbucks and why not having an espresso after my lunch, so I walked down …
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Singapore is famous for its impressive city skyline, but certainly not for providing its residents and visitors beautiful beaches. There are a few decent and fairly quiet beaches on the western and eastern coast of Singapore Island, but they obviously weren’t good enough. So what to do if the nature doesn’t provide what you desire? Just …
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A Boat Trip on Inle Lake, Myanmar

Last updated: August 19th, 2014 | in Beyond Thailand
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Mighty and mysterious Inle Lake is one of Myanmar’s famous “big four” destinations, next to the Swedagon Pagoda in Yangon, the historical city of Mandalay and the centuries old temples of Bagan. I only had two weeks to spend in Myanmar, but a visit to Inle Lake was a must and I didn’t regret it …
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River Tubing in Vang Vieng, Laos is BANNED!

Last updated: August 20th, 2014 | in Beyond Thailand
Vang Vieng Laos River Tubing

Once the highlight of most backpacking trips through Laos, there is no River Tubing and River Partying in Vang Vieng anymore – the Lao government has stopped it. Effective already since November 2012, the tubing in the Nam Song River has been stopped. In my opinion the decision is right: More than 20 deaths a …
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So many people say they don’t like Pattaya and they wouldn’t go there just because they are told it has the biggest red light district in Thailand. This is true, Pattaya shares along with Patong in Phuket the reputation of the South East Asia’s go-go bar capitals, with Pattaya being by far the bigger one. …
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The Best Sky Bar with Views in Bangkok

Last updated: July 5th, 2017 | in Bangkok | Nightlife

Bangkok is the unofficial sky bar capital in the world. There are countless venues to choose from which can be a problem if you stay in the city just for a few days. You can’t visit them all and might just be out for the one great shot of Thailand’s capital. Over the last 5 years, I …
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Udon Thani is the most popular town among foreigners in Isaan. It has a nice climate, relaxed way of life and a happening nightlife scene. All that without actually feeling like a typical Thai tourist town. So here we go: Here are the three different ways to get from Bangkok to Udon Thani: Bangkok to Udon Thani …
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Khon Kaen Railway Station

If you are planning to go on a trip to beautiful Khon Kaen in Isaan, here are your three options how to get there: Bangkok to Khon Kaen by Bus Buses to Khon Kaen leave from Mo Chit Northern Bus Terminal. To get there, take the take the MRT subway to Kamphaeng Phet Station and from there …
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