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#55 – Diving for PADI – Ko Tao, Thailand

Ko Tao is literally a divers paradise located in the Gulf of Thailand along with Ko Samui (tourist central, as mentioned before) and Ko Pang’an (The infamous Full Moon Party island) working as a triple threat of Thai archipelago.  Ko

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#54 – The Culture – Malacca, Malaysia (Part 2)

Christ Church Melaka 1753. Malacca was founded by the Last Raja of Singapura (Singapore) aka. Parameswara in the late 1300s-1400s.  Then later came a series of powers which either exchanged hands at Malacca or was a vital ally in which fortifications

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#53 – The Fatty – Malacca, Malaysia (Part 1)

The next World Heritage City I visited was Malacca (known as in the West, and spelled Melaka in Malaysian).  The first time around Malaysia I had only briefly considered a stop here as my research fell short of producing anything

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#50 – Eat, Sleep, Sight-see – Around Bangkok (Part 3)

Wat Arun aka. “Temple of Dawn”, one of the best views across the Chao Phraya River especially at sunset when the temple is illuminated, and the sky features a gradient of colours from the setting sun.  This time there was

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#49 – Ayutthaya, Thailand

Op..op..op..op. Ayutthaya was the capital of Siam from 1351-1767.  The first being Sukothai and third being Krung Thep (also known to the western world as Bangkok, also having the name Siam changed to Thailand). It was said that during its

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#48 – Elephants – Koh Chang, Thailand (Part 2)

What would a trip to Ko Chang (Elephant Island) be without visiting one of the elephant camps on the island?!  After some research, there were 4 possible elephant camps to choose from but the one that offered the best care

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#47 – Beach Mode – Ko Chang, Thailand (Part 1)

Ko Chang, meaning Elephant Island in Thai has been slowly developing from a backpacker’s hotspot into a vacation paradise.  Only about 6 hours from Bangkok, Ko Chang is the 2nd biggest island in Thailand.  White sandy beaches line the island

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