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Getting Around Bangkok by River Boat

Bangkok by boat

This post tells you how to explore Bangkok by river boat and I also included a Bangkok ferry map. Bangkok’s top sights and old town are all located by the Chao Praya river that has very good boat connections. That makes Bangkok’s river boats the best way to see the city. In this post we will first take a Chao Praya river boat to Chinatown. ...

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Day Trip to Duden Waterfalls

Upper Duden Waterfalls, Antalya

This post shows you how to make a day trip to Duden Waterfalls just outside the city of Antalya, Turkey. We made the trip on local dolmus buses which was not difficult at all. So to see these amazing waterfalls you won’t need an expensive bus tour, you can just use a local bus. Upper Duden Waterfalls, Antalya, Turkey Two ...

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Lycian Way: A Walk to Phaselis Ruins

Phaselis Ruins, Turkey

Phaselis ruins are a former Roman city a short distance from Kemer. To get there you can take a boat tour from Kemer or Antalya, or you can walk along the famous Lycian Way walking trail. To get to Phaselis we only walked a short bit of the Lycian Way that is 500 km long in all. We first took a dolmus bus ...

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Antalya to Kemer on a Sea Bus

Locals in Yoruk Park, Kemer

Instead of using a bus you can make a day trip from Antalya to Kemer on a sea bus. There is a direct sea bus connection twice a day and the journey takes an hour. We took the morning ferry from Antalya to Kemer, a beach destination 30 km away on the coast. Kemer has a good choice of beach hotels. We tried ...

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Sightseeing Around Antalya Old Town

Street life in Antalya, Turkey

This walking trip brings you to some of the most interesting sights around Antalya Old Town. You start in Karaaliogly Park in the south and walk around the Old Town to the lively local shopping streets at the north edge of Kaleici. From here you head west to the Museum of Antalya and Konyaalti Beach. Before dark it’s time to take a dolmus back and inspect the shops ...

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Walk in Kaleici, Antalya Old Town

Kaleici, Antalya Old Town

This post tells you what to see in the historic Kaleici, Antalya Old Town. Kaleici was even prettier than I could imagine and perfect in size to explore all on foot. As we wanted to explore Kaleici, Antalya Old Town we booked a hotel right in its oldest part and strolled in the old town and around it. My post is ...

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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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How to Make a Bus Trip from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

If you are wondering what to do in Dubai why not make a day trip and see a bit more? Take the bus from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and see the Grand Mosque. Buses from Dubai to Abu Dhabi are modern and  air-conditioned and they leave every thirty minutes at Al Ghubaiba bus station in Bur Dubai. A bus trip to Abu ...

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