Tag: off-the-beaten track

City-break Bangkok. From sky bars to floating markets. Tips from a frequent visitor.

The internet is full of information about Bangkok. Where to sleep, what to see, where and what to eat and so on. Even people who have never been to the city know which are the must-dos and must-sees of the Thai capital. For those in search of a different experience during city-break in Bangkok, here […]



Phayao. One Big Happy Family.

Jungle trekking- no. Elephant rides – no. Tigers – not really, but we have tom cats instead. Rafting, kayaking, diving, anything? No chance. The only place in Phayao where you can settle your adrenaline rush is the local hospital. No matter the day of the week or the time of the day this city looks […]



Phrao. An island in the Sea of Silence.

About Phrao Settled amidst the Sea of Silence, Phrao offers its visitors the chance to visit numerous tourist attractions such as: attraction to green, attraction to serenity and gravitational attraction which keeps the Earth close to itself. Short history During the Vietnam War, several pilots reported seeing a flying monk at an altitude of about […]



Monkey School in Surat Thani, Thailand

Before anything else, you would have to buy a baby macaque. This will cost you something between 1,000 and 10,000 baht. Once you have your own little monkey, you take it to Kadaejae Monkey Training School, where Khun Luesak Papthanawat will teach it various things such as recognizing a ripe coconut, taking it down from […]



Surat Thani. The city hidden from the blind men’s eyes.

If I were to write a list of the most unjustly judged destinations, Surat Thani would make it to top ten. Lonely Planet considers the city solely as a transit point for the better promoted Koh Samui or Koh Phangan. In other words, a large bus station. Nothing to see. Wikipedia, in turn, reports it is “a town […]