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Monday Madness – Monkey Madness in Phetchaburi

Monday Madness – Monkey Madness in Phetchaburi

Having been for several months without leaving the city, last weekend we took the opportunity to head out of town for the weekend, with a visit to Phetchaburi – a quiet, very Thai town only a couple of hours south of Bangkok. While the outskirts of Phetchaburi are home to some interesting caves and numerous temples, a … Continue reading

Monday Madness – Happy Toilet

Monday Madness – Happy Toilet

A few weeks ago while out exploring around Bangkok we found a very large mall called Future Park.  For the most part it was like any other mall in Bangkok, big, bright and easy to get lost in.   But maybe the point of difference with this mall is its toilet’s which invitingly advertise that they … Continue reading

Monday Madness: Welcoming alien life forms

Monday Madness: Welcoming alien life forms

Thailand is generally known as a friendly place to visit, and judging by pamphlets at the immigration office, it looks like the country’s tourism drive drive extends even to extra-terrestrials. Although we haven’t seen any actual aliens around, ET would have an easy time finding an internet cafe to log onto skype.  And if the … Continue reading

Monday Madness – Art on Trees

Monday Madness – Art on Trees

On our recent trip to Singapore we saw an interesting and slightly perplexing sight – trees wrapped in art.   The picture below is similar to what we saw, but the trees we saw were wrapped with prints of different kinds of trees in bright (non-tree type) colours – unfortunately we didn’t have our camera … Continue reading

Monday Madness – Lost in Translation

Monday Madness – Lost in Translation

One of the great things about spending time in a place where english isn’t the main language is the fun of dealing with the innocent things that go wrong in translation.  Sometimes this can be frustrating if you’re not in the mood for it and just want to get things done, but more often you … Continue reading

Monday Madness – BTS Skytrain Souvenirs

I like souvenirs – for me they help trigger memories of special moments or characterise the whole trip in one item.   I generally only buy small souvenirs, ones that might be decorative or maybe make a great addition to my wardrobe.   Recently I’ve noticed that the BTS Skytrain has launched a new range of BTS … Continue reading