Breathless in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

During our last night in Bangkok, I was contemplating what to do the next day. We still had a full day to spend in Thailand before we fly back to Manila. I heard that the floating market had already become too touristy so I decided not to go there anymore. Moreover, since we had just returned from Laos, my sister already felt ‘temple overload’ and told me that she doesn’t want to visit any temples anymore. So to give my mom and my sister a different and memorable adventure on our last day Continue reading

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Overnight Sleeper Train from Bangkok to Laos

Getting to Laos by train is quite easy. And now, it’s relatively easier after the construction of the new international rail terminal at Thanaleng in Laos in 2009. Thanaleng train station is located 13 km from central Vientiane (Laos’ capital). You can now take the sleeper train from Bangkok-Nong Khai; then, upon arrival at Nong Khai train station, you will transfer to another train that will bring you to Continue reading