Ko Phayam Travel Guide – “like Pai, with a beach”

Travel Guides > Thailand > Ko Phayam Travel Guide On my quest to visit some new islands in Thailand I ended up at Ko Phayam; an island in the Andaman Sea in Ranong province, close to Myanmar. The most distinguishing feature of the island is that it is car-free. Apart from some tractors the only […]

Where I’m At: Penang – April 2016

Greetings from Penang. I’m back in one of my regular Southeast Asia hubs before taking my next flight out of Singapore. Where I’m At is my monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next. Where I’ve Been I visited two countries in March, with most of the month […]

Hotel Review: Sawasdee Bangkok Inn Hotel, Bangkok – Thailand

Hotel Name: Sawasdee Bangkok Inn Hotel Address: 126/2 Khaosan Road, Banglumpu, Bangkok, Thailand I stayed at the Sawasdee Bangkok Inn Hotel, off Khao San Road in Bangkok, and I booked online for the rate of $13.11 USD per night. I don’t usually stay in Khao San Road when I’m in Bangkok, and if I am […]

Hotel Review: Lamphu House, Bangkok – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: Lamphu House Address: 75-77 Rambuttri Rd, Bangkok, Thailand I stayed at Lamphu House in Bangkok, Thailand. This guesthouse is on Rambuttri Rd in the Khao San Rd backpacker area of Bangkok. I walked in off the street and got a single room with shared bathroom for 280 THB ($7.90 USD). There are a […]

Guesthouse Review: New My House Guest House, Bangkok – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: New My House Guest House Address: 17 Phra Athit Rd, Chana Songkhram, Bangkok, Thailand I stayed at the New My House Guest House in Bangkok, Thailand. I walked in off the street and got a single room with bathroom for 250 Baht ($7 USD). This guesthouse is off Rambuttri Rd in the Khao […]

Guesthouse Review: New Siam Guest House, Bangkok – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: New Siam Guest House Address: 21 Soi Chanasongkram Phra-A-Thit Road, Khaosan, Bangkok, Thailand I stayed at the New Siam Guest House in Bangkok. The New Siam is a small group of hotels in the Khao San Rd/Banglamphu backpacker area. At the time of this review there were five properties in the Siam Group […]

Guesthouse Review: Bangkok House Guest House, Bangkok – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: Bangkok House Guest House Address: 210 Soi Samsen 1 Lam Pu Road, Khaosan, Bangkok, Thailand I stayed at the Bangkok House Guest House in the Banglamphu area of Bangkok. I booked it online for $8.90 USD per night. Banglamphu is probably better known as the Khao San Road area, which is where all […]

Visiting the aircraft graveyard of Bangkok

In an unassuming suburb of Bangkok is an empty lot that has become small airplane graveyard. I have been meaning to visit this site on my last few visits to Bangkok and I finally got my chance when a friend organised a trip. The highlight of the this aircraft boneyard is a 747 which is […]

Hotel Review: Sukhumvit 20 Hotel, Bangkok – Thailand

Hotel Name: Sukhumvit 20 Hotel Address: 64/1 Sukhumvit Soi 20, Bangkok, Thailand I stayed at the Sukhumvit 20 Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. I booked online at the rate of $20 USD per night, and picked it for its location and price. I have not seen the Sukhumvit 20 Hotel in search results before but it […]

Hotel Review: Palm Sweet Hotel, Prachuap Khiri Khan – Thailand

Hotel Name: Palm Sweet Hotel Address: 133/27 Maharatch2 Road, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand I stayed at the Palm Sweet Hotel in Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand. I booked online for the rate of $15.79 USD for the night and I picked it for its price and location. The hotel is situated on the road behind the […]