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Oriental Kwai Resort Kanchanaburi

Looking for a great escape from busy Bangkok? Have a look at the Oriental Kwai resort Kanchanaburi! Overlooking lush tropical gardens on the banks of the Kwai River, the Oriental Kwai Resort is a small peaceful hotel about 20 minutes from Kanchanaburi city on the way to Erawan falls. The …

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US Passport Renewal Tips

Recently I had to renew my U.S. passport, not a task anyone looks forward to. However, I got through the process relatively unscathed and wanted to share some tips with you that will help if you also find yourself needing a new passport.  1.  Passport renewal must be done in person …

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Island Daytripper: Koh Kret

No it does not have sandy beaches and no you don’t have to fly to get there. Koh Kret is but a stone’s throw from Nichada and you can cycle or drive to the foot ferry on the nearby Chao Phraya River at Wat Klangkret. The island is car and …

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Muse Pass

The “Muse Pass”, now in its 5th Season, is a museum ticket for entrance into 56 various museums in Bangkok and surrounding areas.  The “Muse Pass” program costs 199 baht making it an affordable way to visit local museums for both Thais and foreigners. Currently, each Muse Pass ticket gives you …

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Chao Phraya Express Boat

Want to adventure downtown by boat? From Nichada you can take a taxi to Nonthaburi  Pier. It’s the orange flag boat and it costs 15 baht*. It stops running back up the river in early evening, so be sure to check the current schedule on the Chao Praya Express Boat …

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