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Avoiding The Crowds On A Koh Samet Trip

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Imagine a beautiful island paradise, with calm blue waters, isolated beaches, and perfect temperatures. Imagine you can’t get there, except via ferry. Imagine being away from the crowds of loud tourists, imagine no one trying to sell you things, or overcharge, and not an American fast food chain in sight. This is what you’ll find on the Thai island of Koh Samet. Getting to this paradise isn’t...

19th of January
Tags: Koh Samet,thailand

The Batu Caves are an essential visit for anyone spending time in Kuala Lumpur

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A Kuala Lumpur trip is rich with diverse scenery, both urban and natural. When I travel, I’m always drawn to monuments and sights that have some kind of symbiotic relationship with the nature and the landscape of the surrounding area. Houses built into hillsides, statues carved into mountains, these types of places have something magical about them, like they were created from a song, or a wizards...

17th of January
Tags: Batu Caves,Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia

Short trip to Bagan:old stupas and small town

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Myanmar has only been open to outside tourists for a short time. This fact is what drew me to this beautiful corner of Southeast Asia in the first place. I’d read the history, and I knew I was getting a chance to see a place not many other foreigners had seen. This was all incredibly exciting, but my impending Myanmar trip was also a little frightening. Since the Myanmar tour industry was so young...

13th of January
Tags: Bagan,stupas

The Peak Of Chiang Mai – Exploring Doi Suthep

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If you’ve been in Chiang Mai for longer than, well, two minutes, you will have seen Doi Suthep. This towering green mountain to the west is the highest point for miles, and visible from almost everywhere in the city. It’s not simply a pretty backdrop, however: there’s a lot to explore there. You’ll want to take your time, and stop off at various points on the way to the top and elsewhere across th...

18th of December
Tags: Trave Chiang Mai, Travel Thailand