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Best way to get from Thailand to Laos? Skip the soulless flights or crowded busses. Choose adventure instead!

Best way to get from Thailand to Laos? Skip the soulless flights or crowded busses. Choose adventure instead! The slow boat in Laos

If you’re backpacking in Southeast Asia, naturally the next country to visit after Thailand is Laos. You might be wondering how to get from Thailand to Laos and be considering your options. You could take a soulless flight or a crowded bus. Or you can choose adventure and travel by slow boat along the Mekong River.

The elephant in the room… Elephant experiences in Asia: yes or no?

The elephant in the room… Elephant experiences in Asia: yes or no? Elephant in Asia - Matt Artz (Unsplash)

Elephants have long since been my favourite animals. I am not sure what attracts me to them but I know my first teddy was an Elephant called Ellie and I still have him 23 years on. For those heading to Southeast Asia the opportunity to meet one of these majestic gentle giants is often quite […]

What it’s really like to see a Ladyboy show in Thailand

What it’s really like to see a Ladyboy show in Thailand

“The Bangkok night heaved with the pumping noise of 90’s dance music, the oppressive heat caused my cheap cotton shirt to stick to my un-climatised body. My eyes danced back and forth from the overstimulation of crowds, bright neon lights, banging trance, young English men chanting and swilling cheap beer. Here I was on Soi […]

The 7 Best Things to do in Chiang Mai, Thailand

The 7 Best Things to do in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Heart of northern Thailand, university town, nature hub, and artistic centre, it’s difficult to argue with the claim that Chiang Mai is Thailand’s coolest city. More laid-back than Bangkok and less touristed than the islands, this gem in the northern hills is a long-time favourite with travellers – and for good reason. The combination of […]

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