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Bangkok Has Me Now

August 15, 2011

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My first trip to Bangkok was four years ago, and it is fair to say that it was not a place that I had particularly fallen in love with. I had found the sordid and busy nature of Khao San Road, the travellers ghetto, overwhelming, and become tired of constantly being pestered buy street vendors […]

Thai Islands: Compromised paradise?

August 8, 2011

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It is necessary for me to first of all say that the two weeks I spent island-hopping in southern Thailand confirmed all of my previous suspicions about it. That firstly they are justly considered to have some of the greatest beaches in the world. And secondly that the influx of tourists is starting to turn […]

Kuala Lumpur & Georgetown: Malay Bustle

July 29, 2011

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I had 2 days to kill in KL before being due to meet up with my siblings, who were flying out for a couple of weeks, so I spent this time mostly in my nicer than usual hotel, recharging batteries. Though large, the city itself did not seem to offer much in terms of tourism, […]