Where I’m At: Chiang Mai November 2015

[Where I’m At is a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next. For real-time updates follow me on Instagram.] Greetings from Chiang Mai. I was just here last month and I didn’t expect to be back so soon. It’s a place I used to visit often to […]

Flight Review: Thai Airways – Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Mai

Flight: Thai Airways TG 116 From: Bangkok (BKK) To: Chiang Mai (CNX) I flew with Thai Airways from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, which I found via Skyscanner. This is a popular flight route in Thailand so the prices are always competitive. This flight cost 1800 THB ($50 USD) which is a great deal for a […]

Airbnb apartment in Thonglor – Bangkok

Apartment: Convenient Studio Apt BTS Thonglor Address: Off Thonglor Soi 55, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand I booked an Apartment on Airbnb for my stay in Bangkok. I selected it for its location in Thonglor, which is Soi 55 Sukhumvit Road. I’m familiar with the area and I like it for being central without being right in […]

How to extend a 30 day Thailand visa in Bangkok

If you have arrived in Thailand with a 30 day visa on arrival at the airport it is possible to extend your visa for another 30 days without leaving the country. Previously it was only possible to get a 7-day extension on a 30 day tourist visa, but that has now been extended. Thailand is […]

Where I’m At: Bangkok – October 2015

Where I’m At is my monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next. [Bangkok] Greetings from Bangkok. This is the second time I’ve been here this year and as always it’s good to be back. I average between two to four weeks a year in Bangkok, making it […]

Flight Review: Bangkok Airways – Chiang Mai to Bangkok (BKK)

Flight: Bangkok Airways PG 224 From: Chiang Mai (CNX) To: Bangkok (BKK) I flew with Bangkok Airways from Chiang Mai to Bangkok (BKK). At the time of my flight there were six airlines flying between Chaing Mai and Bangkok, with three of those going to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi (the main airport). I prefer to fly to BKK […]

Flight Review: Thai Airways – Bangkok to Hong Kong

Flight: Thai Airways TG 602 From: Bangkok (BKK) To: Hong Kong (HKG) I flew with Thai Airways from Bangkok to Hong Kong, booking via airfare search site Vayama. This flight was one of three flights I took to get from Bangkok to Windhoek in Namibia. The flight was provided by the Namibian Tourism Board, though […]

Sukhumvit 4 apartment with pool: A taste of rural Thailand in central Bangkok

Accommodation: Apartment in Soi Nana with pool Address: Off Sukhumvit 4, Bangkok, Thailand I’ve been using Airbnb for Bangkok accommodation as there is a good stock of apartment options to choose from. Half the fun of using Airbnb is discovering amazing accommodation experiences that you would never have with a hotel. I selected this property […]

Apartment on Sukhumvit 4 near Nana BTS, Bangkok – Thailand

Apartment Name: Nana Condo Address: Sukhumvit 4, Bangkok, Thailand After finding a great place to stay in Bangkok last year, I had another look at Airbnb for a private apartment. After short-listing a group of apartments I booked an apartment on Sukhumvit 4 near Nana BTS station. I booked it for its price and its […]

Flight Review: AirAsia – Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok

Flight: Thai AirAsia FD 316 From: Kuala Lumpur (KUL) To: Bangkok (DMK) I flew with AirAsia from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok, booking direct at airasia.com. AirAsia is usually the cheapest flight between these two cities, though I always check with Skyscanner first, just to make sure there isn’t a crazy deal going on with another […]