Flashpacking Thailand’s Gulf Islands

Thailand’s Gulf islands, Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, each bring to mind a different type of tourist, those on package holidays, partying backpackers and scuba divers. We fit none of those categories but found there is more to each of these islands than first expected. Having previously visited Koh Phangan and Koh Samui […]

Koh Samui

Having partied hard on Koh Phangan we headed to Koh Samui for a few days of relaxation. We stayed in a two bed villa with a plunge pool that was perfect to just jump into first thing in the morning! We decided to travel in style between the two islands and split the cost of […]

Koh Phangan

So two weeks chilling by the beach has caused me to fall behind on the blog – sorry folks! From Vietnam, we went back to Thailand via Kuala Lumpur where we spent a day doing ‘normal’ things like eating subway and going to the cinema. Won’t write too much about it as we plan to […]

Bangkok Rooftop Bars

After a quiet day to recover from watching the football all night we headed to the rooftop bar at the Lebua where parts of the Hangover 2 were filmed. Walking out onto the roof was just wow! Here are some pics taken with phones. One of the staff also took some with our camera and […]

Terminal 21

This is not an airport ….. It’s a shopping centre, and each floor is themed after a different city!

Sightseeing in Bangkok

Due to technical difficulties, I don’t have a way of getting photos from my camera to the blog at the moment so apologies for the lack of photos today! Conveniently, the main sights in Bangkok are right next door to each other so on Wednesday we visited the Grand Palace and Wat Po. We took […]


We landed in Bangkok at 9.30am. Deans rule for the day was that we had to stay awake till 10pm to beat the jet lag. We spent the day exploring the area around our hotel (Sukhmvit) and trying the local beers (Chang & Singha).We found a Dutch bar just around the corner which obviously we […]