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Backpacking in Thailand: Chao Phraya River Cruise, Bangkok

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I don’t write about Thailand much, it bored the living daylights out of me, but it seems to be on everyone’s travel list and I started this article about 5 years ago and never finished it, so here it is. …

Luxury on a Budget in Bangkok, Thailand: S33 Compact Hotel, Sukhumvit

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I’ve been through Bangkok more times than I can count. That doesn’t mean to say I like it, I’ve often been a critic and have rarely featured it on my stories. But it does make a decent stopover city and …

World Borders: How to get from Thailand to Laos (Nong Khai to Thanaleng)

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I finally got round to visiting The People’s Democratic Republic of Laos this year, and did so by getting a train from Nong Khai in Thailand across the border. Given that I had crossed over 25 land borders on my …

Jonny Blair in Bangkok

99 Minutes in Bangkok Airport, Thailand

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Hardly enough time to class yourself as a citizen, an illegal immigrant, a resident or even a tourist…but the history books do reveal that I spent 99 minutes on Thai land, albeit in transit at the airport. It was the …