Montien Riverside Hotel (Bangkok, Thailand)

For the past two weeks I’ve been in Bangkok, Thailand. It’s the fourth time I’ve stayed in the city, but the first where I’ve been in a financial position to stay somewhere that wasn’t either a hostel or a hotel on the extremely low budget end. I found the Montien Riverside Hotel via Booking.com – … More Montien Riverside Hotel (Bangkok, Thailand)

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Bangkok to Chiang Mai

There are several ways to travel between Chiang Mai and Bangkok, but if you’re backpacking and on a budget then it’s probably best if you take the overnight sleeper train or an overnight bus. Not only will this mean you don’t waste any of your days travelling, but you combine the cost of transport with saving the cost of … More Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok marks the start of the second part of our trip, the more typical young backpacker destinations. We arrived at around 8am by train from Chiang Mai, and got a taxi downtown to our hotel (taxi drivers and the taxi service inside the airport try and charge a ridiculous amount – just choose a meter … More Bangkok, Thailand