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Renting a House in Koh Phangan, Thailand

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Recently, in my post How much does it cost to live in paradise? – Koh Phangan, Thailand I informed you all about the costs involved with living on the beautiful island of Koh Phangan for an entire month and due to some expressed interested, I wanted to share with you how you can find a house to rent on the island. Where ...

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Safari Volunteers, Working with Exotic Animals

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While cruising the work exchange site Helpx, I stumbled upon a program where you can work with exotic animals and decided to apply. Volunteering with Safari Voluteers ended up being an amazing experience I’ll never forget. Their Story Ned and Tat were two tourists visiting a Thai zoo outside of Bo Phloi, Kanchanaburi and they were appalled at what they ...

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A Day at the Erawan Waterfalls – Kanchanaburi, Thailand

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Want to stay cool, surrounded by jungle? Erawan Waterfall is the place. Surrounded by lush, green jungle, this seven tier waterfall is a popular destination for Thais and foreigners a like. Getting to Erawan While there are many tour packages from Bangkok as well as buses from Kanchanaburi (you’ll see the signs all over the tourist area), I got to ...

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Spinning with the locals on Ko Samet, Thailand

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Ko Samet island (spelled with many mixes of Ko, Koh, Samet and Samed) in Thailand is a resort style, tourist destination off the coast of Rayong (Central East Thailand). Getting to Rayong, is not hard, and Ko Samet transportation packages are advertised at most tourism agencies. Many people take a bus to the pier but I went with a group ...

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A Visit to Ayutthaya, Thailand

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Only an 11 baht (3rd class) train ride from Lak Si station in Bangkok, takes you to the ancient capital of Siam (now Thailand), Ayutthaya. Which is a chill destination and a great place to go to get away from the city chaos that is Bangkok. Exiting the train, you walk can either take a tuk-tuk or walk down the ...

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