Happy Out in Khao Lak!

Passing Time in Khao Lak!

With an unprecedented whole week in the same destination, Khao Lak, it was almost hard to know what to be doing. With passing rain showers , a mild coastal breeze and all that pool and beach real est...
Khao Lak Laguna Resort

Once More: Khaolak Laguna Resort

Following on from one of my previous posts, where I just arrived to Khao Lak, Thailand once again, we were staying at the Khaolak Laguna Resort. It’s extremely odd for me to visit a place a second ti...
Random Pizzeria!

Khao Lak Eats!

With an unprecedented whole week in beautiful Khao Lak, my first major effort of the week was figuring out where to pick up decent, reasonably-priced proper Thai food. Over time, I’ve had increasing ...
Khaolak Laguna Resort!

Goodbye KL, Next Stop Thailand!

Holidays came at last! Over the years I’ve become (one of, anyway) a bit of a Grand Master at packing in short trips into every break from work – yes, I do work full-time as well – even if that’s inv...
Next Time, BKK

Next Time, BKK

From where I left off last time at Wat Arun and back onto the ferry for the 1-minute crossing to get to the other side of the river, we wandered aimlessly around on the other side – but honestl...
Welcome to Bangkok!

Getting a Feel for Bangkok

Bangkok, I’ve always thought, just isn’t a city to arrive to at night – from the relative safety of the airport taxi it comes across as dark, dirty-looking and a city of grime. In m...
No Sleep Til' Bangkok

No Sleep Til’ Bangkok

Having not been to Bangkok in over 5 years, it seemed only right while living in the area to head up there for a weekend – that, and I always relish the opportunity to see something different, ...
Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort

A Review: Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort

My trip to Phuket overall was a wonderful experience this time – certainly far more so than my previous visits, especially my visit to Patong earlier in the year – all kicked off by a ver...
Qatar Airways

The 5-Star Airline Experience

Having flown with Malaysia Airlines up to Phuket, I was thrilled to find that the self-proclaimed World's 5-Star Airline, Qatar Airways, flies this very route back. As Qatar Airways frequently tops t...
Best Hotel Stays

Surprise Accomodation

In my last proper post, I gave a list (and details) of 5 of the most memorably dreadful hostel stays. I know it was a bit negative, so this time around, here’s a list – admittedly only 4 ...