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GST refunds (Goods & Service Tax)

GST refunds (Goods & Service Tax) If you are backpacking or travelling around a country you are going to spend money on goods and services. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get the GST or VAT refunded on some of the items you buy? Guess what….you CAN! The first time i discovered this I …

travel around Thailand

How do I travel around Thailand?

Travel around Thailand Here you will find loads of info about the Most Popular Ways to Travel around Thailand Thailand is known as one of Asia’s most popular tourist destinations. Its beautiful beaches attract and inspire tourists from every corner of the world. With a flourishing travel industry, there are numerous ways to travel around …

thai culture

Thai Culture – Thailand

What is Thai culture like? The culture in Thailand can hardly be compared with that of Western societies; this is mainly due to the variety of beliefs the locals share. The culture is made up by a mix of Indian influence, ancient Chinese traditions and unique elements that are relevant to the Thai people. Here …

Cheap flights

How do I Get a Cheap Flight?

When is a great time to get a cheap flight around the world? The answer is RIGHT NOW! It has become pretty simple for us all to travel about the world and at a pretty fast pace these days thanks to a constant evolution in aeroplane technologies. This gives us all a great opportunity to …

Visit Bangkok

Visit Bangkok Thailand

What to see and do when you visit Bangkok Thailand? Visit Bangkok and you will see it is without doubt one of the most colourful and vibrant cities in Asia. The Thai capital is home to numerous sights and activities. Also, if you visit Bangkok you will soon realise that it is the gateway for …

Visit Phuket

Visit Phuket

What is there for you to See and Do when you visit Phuket, Thailand? Phuket’s location makes it an incredibly popular tourist gateway boasting some of the most picturesque beaches and natural wonders in Thailand. There is so much to do there that it is not surprising that when you visit Phuket you will see …

Visit Chiang Mai

Visit Chiang Mai Thailand

What to See and Do when you visit Chiang Mai in Thailand For me Chiang Mai was was all about learning to cook some deliciously tasty Thai cooking on one of the fabulous and world renowned courses available to travellers and tourists alike. (cheeky plug; Places available via our travel shop with group discounts available …

Visit Krabi

Visit Krabi in Thailand

We have loads of info and recommendations below to help with your plan to visit Krabi so if you want to just chill or take time and explore then you are in the right place. Krabi is home to some of the most beautiful natural sights in all of Thailand with its gorgeous beaches one …

Visit Kho Samui

Visit Koh Samui

What to See and Do when you visit Koh Samui, Thailand Koh Samui is one of the most popular islands among tourists and offers incredibly wide range of unique attractions and experiences. The entire country of Thailand is home to hundreds, even thousands of religious and cultural monuments, but at Koh Samui these are combined …

When should I Visit Thailand

When should I visit Thailand?

The Best Time to Visit Thailand Thailand is the ultimate place to experience the unique atmosphere of Asia and enjoy some of world’s most beautiful beaches. The best thing about this exotic destination is the warm climate which is present throughout the year. Destination can be key here so it is worth considering how the …