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0 Let’s Go, Kanchanaburi

Paris has the Eiffel Tower, London its Clock Tower, New York the Empire State Building, Sydney an Opera House, Seattle has the Space Needle and in Kanchanaburi it’s a bridge. In 1942 during World War II, Kanchanaburi was under Japanese control. It was here that they forced Asian labourers along…

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0 Let’s Go, Ko Kret

Thailand is known for its many islands, Samui Pha Ngan, Lipe, Phi Phi Don, Phuket, etc., but one that is not quite so well known, yet near the Country’s capital, is Ko Kret. Ko Kret was created during the reign of King Taisra in 1722. Taisra wanted a faster water…

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0 Hua Hin – Why Wouldn’t You?

A friend of mine once told me that if you have the luxury to live anywhere you want you should always choose a resort city. He himself, an avid skier chose to live in Vail Colorado, a famous ski resort city in the States. For me, after living in Hua…

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0 A Day Amongst Elephants

Ever wanted to get up close to elephants? Yet seeing them in the distance at a National Park just did not do it for you? Or perhaps you have ethical issues with trekking on, riding, petting or feeding, captive elephants? Well, we recently visited a place where you can spend…

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0 Let’s Go, Ayutthaya A World Heritage City

At just a little over 80 km’s to the north of Bangkok you’ll find Thailand’s capital Ayutthaya, or at least it was until the late 18th century before it was moved to Bangkok. Ayutthaya is one of the most impressive ruined cities in Asia and a must see for anyone…

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0 Crystal Beach Resort, Zambales Province, Philippines

The travel and tourism industry is one of the world’s largest industries with a global economic contribution (direct, indirect and induced) of over 7.6 trillion U.S. dollars in 2016. Consultancy UK reports that the industry saw 1.18 billion travellers in international arrivals in the same period, and experts such as…

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0 Let’s Go, Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is an easy 2 hour flight from Hua Hin and 2 hours and 15 minutes from Bangkok.  It is the cultural, financial and economic centre of Malaysia and home to the Parliament of Malaysia, and the official residence of the Malaysian King, Yang di-Pertuan Agong. Commonly known as KL, it is the…

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0 Luxurious Travel On The Eastern & Oriental

At times it is necessary to embark on adventures in which the journey is as thrilling and captivating as the destination to which one is bound. This can be done by car, by bike, by foot or boat or by plane. But never has it been as exciting and comfortable…

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0 Let’s Go, Koh Kood

It is no secret that Thailand has a large abundance of paradisiac islands, known for their crystalline waters and their incredibly vast shores of sandy beaches and perfectly laid out scenery. But at times there seems to be even a competition within those to see which one has the better…

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0 Amphawa’s Floating Market

Thailand offers an endless array of interesting fascinating experiences! Be it new foods to taste, cultural events to experience, natural attractions to visit, or new locations to tour and explore. Since moving to Hua Hin back in 2015, we’ve continued to explore our new ‘backyard’ – Thailand. There is just…

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0 Let’s Go, River Life Along The Chao Phraya

The capital’s most famed river is one that has made its history throughout the centuries. Serving as a crucial outpost for many to make a living out of and travel the banks up and down the city, it is as crucial to the heart of Bangkok as the people who…

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0 Let’s Go, Manila Redux

There are cities in the world that are known for having a mix of everything. From tropical climate, a hectic afternoon rush hour, beautiful architecture, lovable people and an incredible history, to fantastic sights, great beaches, amazing food and an outstanding biodiversity. One of such cities is not too far…

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0 Indulge Your Senses At Vana Nava Sky

Vana Nava Sky, the Holiday Inn Resort Vana Nava Hua Hin’s signature bar and restaurant is now open with just the right mix of unique elements to achieve something refreshingly new. A splash of striking décor, a healthy dose of breath-taking panoramic sea and city views mixed with a dash…

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0 Thailand’s Top 10 Boating Destinations

Thailand is a boater’s paradise due to its beautiful crystal-clear waters and marvelous islands with endless sandy beaches. Hefty taxes have been done away with when buying a boat and the country is making it easier for large yachts with international crews to visit the Kingdom for extended stays. Additionally,…

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0 Hua Hin Day-Trips—Caves, Wines and Wild Elephants

Low-key and uncrowded, fronted by a five-kilometre beach, the town of Hua Hin is surrounded by three of Thailand’s biggest national parks. Its central location on the gulf coast means easy access to plenty out-of-town beaches, too, fresh seafood comes cheap, and Bangkok is always just three hours away. So…

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0 Let’s Go, Lhong 1919

The art of reviving old cultural relics is something people have been doing for years, decades and centuries. In Bangkok, a rapidly developing mass urban setting, it could be easy – and in many cases even forgivable – to think that every old brick is being knocked over to make…

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