Latest News about Murdered British Tourists on Koh Tao in Thailand

September 17, 2014
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Early on the morning of Monday 15th September, the bodies of two British backpackers were found on the beach on the popular holiday island of Koh Tao in Southern Thailand. The following are the recent updates in this tragic case: Follow @RichardBarrow

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Trip to Phang Nga – Day 3

September 16, 2014
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These are pictures of the third and last day of my trip to Phang Nga in Southern Thailand. It rained a lot during this trip and so I wasn’t able…

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Trip to Phang Nga – Day 2

September 15, 2014
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This is now the second of my three day trip to Phang Nga in Southern Thailand. It’s the rainy season at the moment and although it won’t normally rain every…

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Trip to Phang Nga – Day 1

September 14, 2014
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This weekend I’m on a 3-day trip to Phang Nga province in Southern Thailand. It is located on the western side of the Malay Peninsula, and includes many islands in…

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Expected Prices and Release Dates for iPhone 6 in Thailand

September 10, 2014
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Expected Prices and Release Dates for iPhone 6 in Thailand

News about the latest iPhone and Apple Watch have just been released. At first glance it all looks good though I won’t decide if I will buy one until I…

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Free Public Transport on Car Free Day in Bangkok

September 9, 2014
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Free Public Transport on Car Free Day in Bangkok

As part of the activities for Bangkok Car Free Day on Sunday 21 September 2014, you can ride the BTS Skytrain, MRT Subway, ARL City Line, and buses and boats…

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My Experience of Using Maige Internet TV in Thailand

September 8, 2014
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My Experience of Using Maige Internet TV in Thailand

It wasn’t that long ago that the only choice we had for watching international channels such as HBO, National Geographic and CNN was to subscribe to True Visions. We all know…

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The Beach Vendor Video

September 8, 2014
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The latest video to go viral on the Internet in Thailand also did a lot of damage to the tourism industry in the kingdom. It showed a beach vendor on Koh Larn, off…

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Mariah Carey Live in Bangkok on 30 October 2014

September 3, 2014
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It has just been confirmed that Mariah Carey will be performing live in Bangkok on 30th October 2014. This is part of her “The Elusive Chanteuse Show” across Asia. The…

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Trip to Prachinburi, Chantaburi & Trat – Day 3

September 3, 2014
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This is the third and last day of my trip to Chanthaburi. The weather wasn’t so good which meant I couldn’t take as many pictures as I wanted to do.…

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Trip to Prachinburi, Chantaburi & Trat – Day 2

September 1, 2014
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This weekend I’m on a 3 day trip to Chanthaburi and neighboring provinces. Unfortunately, today we had a lot of rain which restricted how many pictures we could take. The…

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Trip to Prachinburi, Chantaburi & Trat – Day 1

August 31, 2014
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This weekend I’m on a 3-day trip to Chantaburi with side trips to Prachinburi and Trat. The first day was spent in Prachinburi visiting a hospital and a museum. The…

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British Ambassador Blogging in Thailand

August 29, 2014
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British Ambassador Blogging in Thailand

Mark Kent, the British Ambassador to Thailand, announced to the media yesterday that he has just started blogging again. He had previously blogged when he was ambassador to Vietnam but…

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Daytrip to Don Wai Riverside Market

August 25, 2014
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On Sunday I went on my latest Bangkok daytrip. I’m trying to come up with ideas of places where you can go for the day. Most of these trips you…

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Wat Pho to Increase Admission Prices by 100% for Foreigners

August 22, 2014
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Wat Pho to Increase Admission Prices by 100% for Foreigners

One of the most popular temples in Bangkok for foreign tourists is Wat Pho, otherwise known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. This is because of the giant reclining…

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Buddhas for Day of Birth

August 21, 2014
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If you have ever visited a temple in Thailand you have probably seen a long line of Buddha images in different postures. In front of them are usually an alms…

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Schedule for Premier League Matches on Free Thai TV

August 16, 2014
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Schedule for Premier League Matches on Free Thai TV

Some good news for fans of the Barclays Premier League is that Channel 3 has reached an agreement with CTH to broadcast 23 matches on their free channels. The first…

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Day 3 of Trip to Phuket

August 14, 2014
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Over the last three days I was in Phuket to take pictures of the Hungry Ghost Festival but also to visit the beaches. The army had led a crackdown on…

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Day 2 of Trip to Phuket

August 13, 2014
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This is now my second day in Phuket. Despite it being the rainy season the weather has been great so far. Only light rain for a short time. The highlight…

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Why I prefer to use Uber Bangkok and not Taxis

August 12, 2014
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Why I prefer to use Uber Bangkok and not Taxis

Public transport in Bangkok has come a long way since I’ve been living here. The BTS Skytrain and the MRT Subway have been a godsend for many people. However, it…

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A Google Doodle for Mother’s Day in Thailand

August 12, 2014
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A Google Doodle for Mother’s Day in Thailand

Google is well known these days for changing the graphic on their front page to celebrate international events and anniversaries. Regional Google sites also post doodles for each country that…

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Day 1 of Trip to Phuket

August 12, 2014
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During the long weekend for the Queen’s Birthday I’m in Phuket for a three day trip. The main reason to come is for the Hungry Ghost Festival but also to…

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How to Charge Your Phone on THAI Airways Flights

August 11, 2014
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How to Charge Your Phone on THAI Airways Flights

This morning I’m flying THAI Airways down to Phuket to take pictures of the Hungry Ghost Festival. When you fly economy you don’t expect many benefits. So I was surprised…

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OTOP Train Trip to Kanchanaburi

August 9, 2014
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Over the weekend, I joined a train trip organized by the State Railway of Thailand (SRT). This year they are running six OTOP Train trips that each run for two…

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Trip to Kanchanaburi by Volkswagen

August 8, 2014
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Last weekend I went on a two day caravan trip to Kanchanaburi Province. We went by Volkswagen. These kinds of trips in vintage cars are being held more often these…

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British Schoolgirls Still Missing in Thailand

August 6, 2014
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More than two months have now passed since British schoolgirls Annie Day (aged 11) and Aleena Day (aged 6) went missing in Thailand. Their father, Robert Day from Sevenoaks in…

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They built the toilet block around the tree

August 5, 2014
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Over the weekend I went on a day trip with some friends to Chachoengsao to the east of Bangkok. One of the places that we visited was Wat Pho Bang Khla.…

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Day Trip to Chachoengsao

August 4, 2014
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On Sunday I took a group of friends on a day trip to Chachoengsao Province to the East of Bangkok. Below are the pictures that I live tweeted during the…

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