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Back to Phi Phi

The Bangkok protests have done some strange things to this year’s high season. Some are willing to sell no haggles, some remain resolute and bargaining is not an option.

Burma for a day

In the good old days, Kiwi's received a 90 day visa on arrival in Thailand. While all the other nationalities had to either apply (and pay) before they came or do visa runs once a month, the Kiwi's sat back on the beach.

Similan Islands and Mrs Germany

When traveling long term a girl has to earn a crust (lets face it the NZ dollar doesn’t do much). After making some subtle enquiries I found out that Mrs. Germany (yes Mrs.) was in town and diving off the Similan Islands.

Phi Phi

After a few days of hustle and bustle in Phuket (is this place really an island?) every traveler needs to get away and what better place than the beautiful Koh Phi Phi island.

Stuck in Thailand? Please don't rescue me........

After trawling the net and finding an excellent flight from the Gold Coast to Kuala Lumpur for $220AUD (including tax!!) I left the expensive world of Australia behind me and headed to South East Asia. The only problem was where to head next.

The Great Aussie Stopoff

Freedom Air was the instigator (R.I.P Freedom), Jetstar and Virgin Blue took over, flying to Australia has never been easier or cheaper.

Travel - The Do's and Dont's

Travel - The Do's and Dont's? Maybe I started off on the wrong foot, I’m no expert on travel.