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Koh Samui
Ko Lanta
Ko Pha Ngan
Ko Phayam
Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ubon Ratchathani

Nomadic Notes Blog Posts

Ornamental street signs of Thailand

View Bangkok from the King Power MahaNakhon Tower
The re-emergence of Bangkok Chinatown – get there before the metro does
Soi Ngam Dupli – The old backpacker neighbourhood of Bangkok
Dusit Thani Bangkok – The iconic modernist hotel that will soon be demolished
Visiting the aircraft graveyard of Bangkok
Malaysia Hotel – One of the original “Recommended by Lonely Planet” hotels in Bangkok
Bangkok vs Ho Chi Minh City – population size and other comparisons
Cafes in Bangkok to work from
Royal Barge Procession – Bangkok 2012

Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai trip report – the provincial powerhouse of Southeast Asia
Bangkok to Chiang Mai by train – best train times to see some of the highlights of Thailand
Songkran in Chiang Mai – The worlds greatest water fight
52 inspiring Buddhist quotes and sayings on life
The joy of Yi Peng, 10000 Lantern Release Festival – Chiang Mai
Coffee Journey: A tour to a remote coffee village in Thailand
Cafes in Chiang Mai
Cost of living Thailand: Living in Chiang Mai for $505 a month

Koh Kradan
Koh Kradan – The tropical island paradise in Thailand you’ve been dreaming of

Koh Samui
Samui Airport – the airport that thinks it’s a resort

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

Mae Hong Son
The remote mountain magic of Mae Hong Son

Nakhon Ratchasima
The train that will transform Nakhon Ratchasima

Pai – The Shire of Thailand

Pattaya – The beach of Bangkok, and thoughts on retirement

Surat Thani
A day as an extra on the tsunami film, The Impossible

Thailand Train Travel

Getting the train in the troubled deep south of Thailand – Hat Yai to Sungai Kolok by train.

Bangkok to Trang by train, and onward connections to the Trang Islands

Bangkok to Chiang Mai by train

How to get from Bangkok to Vientiane by train

Kanchanaburi to Hua Hin by train (with a bonus stop at the tallest stupa in the world)

The train that will transform Nakhon Ratchasima

Maeklong market railway, Thailand – The train that goes through a market


Thailand hotels – Search for discount hotels in Thailand with lowest rates guaranteed.

Where to stay in Bangkok
Where to stay in Chiang Mai

Travel Guides – The official site of Tourism Authority of Thailand.


Thai Travel Blogs – Thai travel blogs and news by Bangkok-based travel blogger Richard Barrow.

Blog Posts

The cost of travel in Thailand – By


How to extend a 30 day Thailand visa in Bangkok


Eating Thai Food – Thai street food and restaurants by Mark and Dwight, two friends who bonded over Thai food one day and have been photographing and devouring feasts together ever since.

A guide to Thailand’s noodle soups – By

Living in Thailand

Moving to Thailand – with information on what you need to know before moving.


Hospitals in Bangkok – An overview of the best private hospitals in Bangkok by


Thailand Tours – Tours and things to do hand-picked by Viator.

Guide Books

Lonely Planet Thailand (Travel Guide)


Thailand Photo Gallery – My photo gallery of Thailand.

20 killer photos of Thailand – This photo post by Jeremy Scott Foster is an excellent overview of the best of Thailand, from the northern mountains to the southern beaches.


World Nomads covers your health and travel belongings. Find out more about why travel insurance is a good idea.

Thailand Health Insurance – Health insurance geared especially for expatriates living in Thailand.

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