Category Archives: Travel

What to pack and take to Thailand

I start my packing well in advance – well, in theory I do. I start to make a list on my computer of what I’ll need. I note on the list the things I still need to buy (or borrow!). I make sure that my case is one of the lightest types so that I can make the most of my 23kg luggage allowance. Although I must say that in my experience these light Read more [...]

Visiting your son or daughter in Thailand

I’m just planning my next trip out to see my son who’s living in Thailand which will be early next year. That inspired me to have another look at the video diary my son kept of my last trip – which he called the ‘Monthly Mumly Challenge’. I’ve just watched up to Day 3 and I’m going to save the rest to spread out my memories. My Read more [...]

Thailand Travel Dangers

I have lived here for 3 years now and not really been close to death yet. I think the worst I have been is when falling off my motorbike in Koh Samui and this some will say is my own fault (although I think I was drugged). The major dangers in Thailand are not weather (although there can be flooding and Tsunamis of course), deadly animals or diseases Read more [...]

Thailand During Rainy Season

I am in the middle of rainy season right now in Hua Hin and its not even raining. If it does rain here today, its probably not going to be for very long, I would say a few minutes at most. I actually enjoy spending my time in Thailand when its not in the 'dry-cool' season. The place is much less crowded and the prices get cheaper for us long term Read more [...]