Daily Travel Photo – Beauty Contest in Ayutthaya, Thailand

We went to Ayutthaya during the World Heritage Fair, and as with every festival and event in Thailand, there has to be a beauty contest. This one went with the rather strange theme “beautiful daughter and possessive father”.

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Laos Explained… Our Honest Opinion

We spent about a month in Laos, traveling from the northern most part of the country in Luang Nam Tha all the way down to the 4000 islands in the south. Just like the roads in Laos, our trip was an emotional roller coaster of ups and downs, but even though we have had a lot of [...]

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Peak District Walking & Outdoor Festival

Spring has arrived, and in Peak District, England, they’re preparing for the upcoming annual Walking & Outdoor Festival later this month. The festival begins the 23rd of April and continues to the 8th of May, and over 100 events and competitions will be held during the festival. For those who don’t know, Peak District is [...]

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A Mini Guide To Laos: Pakse and Bolaven Plateau

“I’d say from Vientiane and down to the 4000 islands – you can skip it all!“. That was the opinion of a girl we met both in northern Laos and again down in the 4000 islands, and it’s the biggest joke I’ve ever heard. If you don’t step off the highway 13 route, then yes she’s [...]

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Luang Prabang And The Monk Paparazzi

(note: The photos and videos we took really showed the craziness of it all, but since we lost everything we can’t show you. These photos are not our own, but still give you an idea of what it was like, although the crowds of tourists seem to have more than doubled since they were taken!) [...]

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An Unexpected Adventure in Phuket

We ended up in Phuket during the worst possible time; a whole week of pouring rain, storms and flooding over southern Thailand, and since we had come to spend a week there before catching a flight back to Europe there was no point in leaving. I felt sorry for all the people who had saved [...]

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To See And Be Seen: Always Eat With Your Mouth Closed…

When I arrived in Moscow, Russia early last year, and my stomach started to grumble, I realised that my knowledge of Russian cuisine was limited to say the least. Being a vegetarian, I have always assumed that the Russian menu is akin to the German – hearty, wholesome and meaty. To some extent, I wasn’t [...]

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Japan Bike

Epic Japan Bike Adventure: Some Assembly Required

I’ve always liked bicycles. You can find them all over the world, and though there might be a few differences, the riding them is familiar in a comfortable, second-nature way. Plus, they’re a great way to see places a bit faster than walking, and they offer a good compromise between speed and green sustainability. So [...]

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Things To Do In Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is for many people the ideal place to settle down. It has the comfortable 20-30 degree temperatures, cheap and modern accommodation …

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Ayutthaya VS Sukhothai – Which Ancient Thai City Is Better?

We have noticed in the online forums that many people traveling through Thailand are wondering which city offers the best overall experience: Ayutthaya or Sukhothai? …

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