Phuket Sandbox: The best way to get to Thailand in 2021

Phuket Sandbox Update November 2021: Thailand is now going ahead with a re-opening programme which will make it much easier to enter Thailand especially for vaccinated travellers. The best place for information is on the TAT tourism website which has up to date info on the requirements and processes to get in. The info in … Read more

Forms, flights and sticks up noses: Bangkok to London in 2021

**Since I wrote this, Thailand has now moved onto the UK red list meaning you’ll need to quarantine in a hotel for 2 weeks on arrival – cases are dropping in Thailand though so hopefully it will be moved back to amber in the not too distant future!** International travel, remember that? For many of … Read more

A wild time in Khao Sok: 5 days of fun in the jungle

When I think of Surat Thani, I think of Samui. I think of crowded buses, stuffy ferries, hordes of slightly frazzled tourists regretting not taking the direct flight. I don’t think of dense, lush jungle. I don’t think of lakes in deepest blue fringed by towering limestone cliffs. I don’t think of gibbons whooping as … Read more