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Getting Around Bangkok by Boat

Bangkok by boat

This post tells you how to explore Bangkok by boat and I will also include a Bangkok ferry map. There are good boat connections on the Chao Praya river, Bangkok’s central waterway. What is best, Bangkok’s main sights and old town are all by the river. We will first take a Chao Praya river boat to Chinatown. Then we will take a river ...

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Best Ko Samet Beaches Photo Tour

A Ko Samet beach

This post is a Ko Samet Beaches photo tour. Ko Samet island, Thailand three hours south of Bangkok is famous for its great beaches which I will show you. Which of the many Ko Samet beaches is the best? You can explore them just walking to the beaches and see which one you prefer. For Ko Samet is a small island ...

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Trip to Ban Phe Fishing Village in Thailand

Street view of Ban Phe

The Ban Phe fishing village is a small community south of Bangkok where ferries to Ko Samet and other islands leave. The trip from Bangkok to Ban Phe takes two or three hours and from Ko Samet about an hour.  We spent an afternoon in the Ban Phe and walked around in the old fishing village, parts of which are ...

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Bangkok to Ko Samet Island, Bangkok Stopover Trip

Ko Samet ferries

On our trip to Australia we made a stopover in Bangkok. We took a taxi from Bangkok to Ko Samet Island, directly from the airport. We spent some great days on the pretty beaches of Ko Samet. This post shows how we did it and what the island of Ko Samet is like.     To make the stopover trip easier we ...

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