We could probably have done a better job of recording all the incidental costs which we have just captured here under Misc…. things like food and drink, taxis, tours, haircuts, massages, ice creams etc etc etc, but that will have to be an improvement for future blogs as we just didn’t really, Read More

  DAy 9, Sunday 02/02/2014 – We were not sad to leave Patong  as a mini bus pulled up to our hotel to take us to the Ferry Port where we boarded the  Ferry Cruiser boat to Ko Phi Phi Island ( we purchased our Ferry ticket to Ko Phi Phi  Don a day before in, Read More

Day 7 ( Friday, 31/01/14) – Our 2 weeks backpacking adventure continued, now to the South of Thailand on the Andaman Sea. We flew from Chiang Mai to the large Island of Phuket. From the Airport in Phuket we took a minibus to Patong Beach, arriving at our hotel tired and hungry at about, Read More

Day 6 (30/01/2014) – Our last full day in Chiang Mai. I told my sister Angelita, before our trip to Thailand, that I would love any opportunity to spend time with elephants at an elephant sanctuary. We had not pre-booked anywhere to see elephants, so it was hard to find a place that was, Read More

    As we waited for our sleeper train to Chiang Mai, at Bangkok Station, we felt for the first time like we were real backpackers! We heard that train travel in Thailand is easy, comfortable, inexpensive, and is the best way to see some of the Thai countryside. We booked a first class ticket., Read More

My husband Brian and I travelled to Thailand on the 24/02/2014 for a 2 weeks backpacking holiday, that would start in Bangkok and on to Chiang Mai, Phuket and Ko Phi Phi and then back again to Bangkok for a day before our flight home. This was our first ever backpacking holiday and also, Read More

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