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Alan and Kaitlyn travel the world! From Thailand to Tasmania and Hobart to Hobbiton


Thailand




  1. Best of Thailand

    We thought it would fun to list our favourite things from Thailand now we've left. So: Best Pad Thai (Phad Thai) Alan: Street stall opposite Bangkok Hua Lumphong Railway Station Kaitlyn: Same! Best Fried Rice Alan: Too hard to remember - the Phad Thai Rock and Roll in Lanta was…

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  2. Our Budget and Spending in Thailand

    We have a budget planned for our overall trip, of course, and we have an estimated daily budget for each country. We came up with these numbers from various online blogs, Nomadic Matt, Lonely Planet, etc. For Thailand our estimate was CAD$50/day. Spoiler: we didn't make it. In…

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  3. 13 Things about Thailand

    Guesthouses are everywhere - and they're all named very similarly. Letters are especially popular, so you have K House, J Mansion, and K.H. Guest House all in a row along a street. Pad Thai and Fried rice are your go-to meals. Available almost everywhere and usually the cheapest thing…

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  4. Baanchang Elephant Park

    We hummed and hawed a lot about this. Chiang Mai is well known for the elephant parks here, and it's something we wanted to do on our trip. The cost of one of these is pretty high though, at least compared to our daily budget here ($80 each when our…

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  5. Chiang Mai

    We spent a week in Chiang Mai and, despite being Thailand's second biggest city after Bangkok, we found it a pleasant, quiet and green city. After looking at the prices online, we decided it was worth the little bit of extra money to fly directly here from Krabi, instead of…

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  6. Cooking Course in Chiang Mai

    One of the things that Alan and I had on our list of things we wanted to do while in Thailand was take a cooking course. We both love Thai food and thought it would be fun to learn how to make it, so when we get home we can…

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