There's no such thing as a free tuk tuk ride July 18th 2010 ...and one hundred and one other scams to learn between Bangkok and Cambodia:
1. If it sounds too good to be true it probably is. This is the number one scam I've learnt to look out for and avoid, very difficult for penny pinching backpackers to resist though. Only $2 you say? Wow that's so cheap I have to do it! Hmm, no actually I don't.
2. The temple/palace/hotel/whatever that you wish to go ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
"Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey!"
Here we go again!
With Africa out of my system (for now), it's time to set out to explore the big wide world and discover some new places to fall in love with. With a one way ticket to Sydney and a WHV in my pocket/email account I'm heading down under in search of streets paved with gold and the Pommie pipedream of living it up in the sun. On the way I'll be checking out the beaches, big buildings and backpacker haunts of Dubai and South East Asia and reporting back on just how relaxing it is swinging in a h... full info