January 2010

The Best Mosquito Repellents

January 31, 2010

Despite what the folks back home think, travelling in the tropics isn’t all palm trees, white sandy beaches, fantastic food, incredible sights and cheap alcohol.  You also have to factor in the heat, humidity, strange money, “stomach problems”, ex-pats who can only be described as scum, exotic diseases and of course, mosquitoes. Mosquitoes in this […]

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The Supermarket Guesthouse – A New Concept

January 20, 2010

Wat Bo, Jeeves! I spent the New Year period in Siem Reap (that’s in Cambodia and the town you head for if you want to see Angkor Wat).  I didn’t mean to go there, my plan was to head down to the beach in Sihanoukville but somehow I ended up at the other end of […]

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Free WiFi at Bangkok Airport

January 14, 2010

Suvarnabhumi – or Bangkok Airport as it’s now to us non Thai speakers – is a pretty busy place.  Things have changed there a bit since my last exit from Thailand 12 months ago in January 2009.  Then you queued to get your passport stamped by the happy, smiling official and passed immediately into the […]

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