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Location: Tambon Nong Prue

Day 1 - 2 Apr 2022

Suvarnabhumi Airport

Tambon Nong Prue, Suvarnabhumi Airport

Content: Arrival day in Bangkok. We took a flight from Brussels with a transfer in Zurich. Despite of all the paperwork it is definitely worth visiting Thailand. As the rules are easing every month now it will become very popular again soon. After arrival we had a transfer to our Bangkok hotel, where we had to wait for our test results before being able to go our.

Location: Phra Nakhon

Day 2 - 3 Apr 2022

Long Tail Boat On The Chao Phraya

Phra Nakhon, Long Tail Boat On The Chao Phraya

Content: We had a great experience visiting Thailand and the floating market. A boattrip on the river Chao Phraya in a long tail boat is highly recommended!

Location: Bangkok

Day 2 - 3 Apr 2022

Bangkok River Marina

Bangkok, Bangkok River Marina

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Location: Bangkok Noi

Day 2 - 3 Apr 2022

Wat Amarintharam (วัดอมรินทรารามวรวิหาร)

Bangkok Noi, Wat Amarintharam (วัดอมรินทรารามวรวิหาร)

Content: Beautiful sights alongside the river. You can buy fruits and drinks from these floating boats.

Location: Phasi Charoen

Day 2 - 3 Apr 2022

Wat Paknam Bhasi Charoen (วัดปากน้ำภาษีเจริญ)

Phasi Charoen, Wat Paknam Bhasi Charoen (วัดปากน้ำภาษีเจริญ)

Content: Alongside the river there are a lot of impressive temples like this one.

Location: Taling Chan

Day 2 - 3 Apr 2022

Taling Chan Floating Market

Taling Chan, Taling Chan Floating Market
Taling Chan, Taling Chan Floating Market
Taling Chan, Taling Chan Floating Market
Taling Chan, Taling Chan Floating Market
Taling Chan, Taling Chan Floating Market

Content: This floating market is so nice to visit! You can buy souvenirs but also a lot of freshly made food, fruits, vegetables and flowers.

Location: Pathum Wan

Day 2 - 3 Apr 2022

Bangkok Railway Station (SRT1001) (สถานีรถไฟกรุงเทพ (หัวลําโพง))

Pathum Wan, Bangkok Railway Station (SRT1001) (สถานีรถไฟกรุงเทพ (หัวลําโพง))
Pathum Wan, Bangkok Railway Station (SRT1001) (สถานีรถไฟกรุงเทพ (หัวลําโพง))

Content: After a great first impression of Bangkok we took the Night-train to Chiangmai in the North. A nice experience but be aware that the train stops a lot also during the night. On our train there was no catering carriage. So check this before leaving and buy something to eat @7eleven. Book your seats in first class. The seats are changed into quite comfortable beds.

Location: Mueang Chiang Mai

Day 3 - 4 Apr 2022

Chiang Mai Railway Station (SRT1222) (สถานีรถไฟเชียงใหม่)

Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Railway Station (SRT1222) (สถานีรถไฟเชียงใหม่)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Railway Station (SRT1222) (สถานีรถไฟเชียงใหม่)

Content: The next morning you arrive at the railway station in Chiangmai where you can have a small breakfast at the station. Best to have a rental car or private driver to visit Chiangmai and the North of Thailand. We were lucky to travel together with local friends.

Wat Ket Karam (วัดเกตการาม)

Mueang Chiang Mai, Wat Ket Karam (วัดเกตการาม)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Wat Ket Karam (วัดเกตการาม)

Content: This temple is known for the Chinese Zodiac sign of the ‘dog’. As it is my sign I did some traditional offering and prays there.

Wat Raja Montean (วัดราชมณเฑียร)

Mueang Chiang Mai, Wat Raja Montean (วัดราชมณเฑียร)

Content: Another temple with quite an impressive Buddha.

Wat Loke Molee (วัดโลกโมฬี)

Mueang Chiang Mai, Wat Loke Molee (วัดโลกโมฬี)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Wat Loke Molee (วัดโลกโมฬี)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Wat Loke Molee (วัดโลกโมฬี)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Wat Loke Molee (วัดโลกโมฬี)

Content: Also this temple was worth a visit. There was a lovely garden surrounding it.

Lamphu House

Mueang Chiang Mai, Lamphu House

Content: Our hotel during our first nights in Chiangmai was Lamphu House. A great choice if you look at price/quality. The industrial design and the great breakfast made this hotel a great choice. Also the staff is very friendly.

Akha Kitchen cooking school (new site)

Mueang Chiang Mai, Akha Kitchen cooking school (new site)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Akha Kitchen cooking school (new site)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Akha Kitchen cooking school (new site)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Akha Kitchen cooking school (new site)

Content: When going to Chiangmai try to add a cooking class to your itinerary. Akha Kitchen was a great choice! We made 11 different dishes. While cooking we also learned more about the Thai culture. We had the evening class but you can also book a morning class and then you start with buying your ingredients at the local fresh market.

Location: Mae Wang

Day 4 - 5 Apr 2022

Chiang Mai Elephant Home

Mae Wang, Chiang Mai Elephant Home
Mae Wang, Chiang Mai Elephant Home
Mae Wang, Chiang Mai Elephant Home
Mae Wang, Chiang Mai Elephant Home
Mae Wang, Chiang Mai Elephant Home
Mae Wang, Chiang Mai Elephant Home

Content: Another great experience was visiting an elephant park. But please do your homework and go for an ethical one where elephants are well treated. Learning more about these amazing animals, feeding them, bathing them and making their medicine is a highly recommended experience!

Location: Mueang Chiang Mai

Day 4 - 5 Apr 2022

Wat Umong (วัดอุโมงค์)

Mueang Chiang Mai, Wat Umong (วัดอุโมงค์)

Content: This is one of the impressive temples in Chiangmai

Wat Sakithaka (Wat Pha Lat) (วัดสกิทาคา (วัดผาลาด))

Mueang Chiang Mai, Wat Sakithaka (Wat Pha Lat) (วัดสกิทาคา (วัดผาลาด))

Content: This temple is absolutely worth a visit too. You will find it on your up the mountain to Wat Doi Suthep. The view on Chiangmai is amazing and you have a nice waterfall running there. It’s close to the jungle. (We saw a big spider 🕷 too, lucky for us a harmless one 😨)

Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep (วัดพระธาตุดอยสุเทพราชวรวิหาร)

Mueang Chiang Mai, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep (วัดพระธาตุดอยสุเทพราชวรวิหาร)

Content: Without any doubt one of my favourite temples in Thailand. This golden temple is a must visit! We went just before sunset. Almost no people there and the views where very beautiful!

Location: Mae Rim

Day 5 - 6 Apr 2022

Wat Pha Dara Bhirom (วัดป่าดาราภิรมย์)

Mae Rim, Wat Pha Dara Bhirom (วัดป่าดาราภิรมย์)
Mae Rim, Wat Pha Dara Bhirom (วัดป่าดาราภิรมย์)
Mae Rim, Wat Pha Dara Bhirom (วัดป่าดาราภิรมย์)
Mae Rim, Wat Pha Dara Bhirom (วัดป่าดาราภิรมย์)

Content: Our first stop of the day was this temple complex on our way to Chiang Dao. There are a lot of great temples to visit here. But not all were open. Remember to dress properly (shoulders and legs must be covered) and put out your shoes before entering a temple. The flowers around the gardens were stunning!

Location: Chiang Dao

Day 5 - 6 Apr 2022

Wat Tham Chiang Dao (วัดถ้ำเชียงดาว)

Chiang Dao, Wat Tham Chiang Dao (วัดถ้ำเชียงดาว)
Chiang Dao, Wat Tham Chiang Dao (วัดถ้ำเชียงดาว)
Chiang Dao, Wat Tham Chiang Dao (วัดถ้ำเชียงดาว)

Content: The cave of Chiang Dao is definitely worth a visit too. There’s a small entree fee to pay and if you want to go deeper into the cave you need to take a guide because it’s completely dark! It’s the territory of a lot of bats. The guided tour with an oil lamp brings you deep into the cave and you have to walk or crawl trough very narrow parts. A lovely adventure! (Except for the smell inside)

Baan Tarnchevee (บ้านธารชีวี)

Chiang Dao, Baan Tarnchevee (บ้านธารชีวี)
Chiang Dao, Baan Tarnchevee (บ้านธารชีวี)
Chiang Dao, Baan Tarnchevee (บ้านธารชีวี)

Content: We didn’t sleep here but we went for a walk down to the river. Beautiful environment!

Location: Mueang Chiang Mai

Day 5 - 6 Apr 2022

Tree House Chiangdao (บ้านต้นไม้ เชียงดาว)

Mueang Chiang Mai, Tree House Chiangdao (บ้านต้นไม้ เชียงดาว)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Tree House Chiangdao (บ้านต้นไม้ เชียงดาว)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Tree House Chiangdao (บ้านต้นไม้ เชียงดาว)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Tree House Chiangdao (บ้านต้นไม้ เชียงดาว)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Tree House Chiangdao (บ้านต้นไม้ เชียงดาว)

Content: When going to Chiang Dao this is the place to stay. A true hidden gem in the middle of the jungle. They also organise activities like zip lining, hiking, elephant visits,…

Location: Pai

Day 6 - 7 Apr 2022

Pai Village Boutique

Pai, Pai Village Boutique
Pai, Pai Village Boutique
Pai, Pai Village Boutique

Content: When going to the North of Thailand, Pai must be included on your itinerary. It’s a nice laidback village with a very cool atmosphere. Shops, bars and restaurants all around. Pai village Boutique hotel is in the center and so the location is awesome. The gardens are beautiful and the beds very comfy. Everyone has a lounge bed on the terrace to enjoy the peaceful gardens. There is also a swimming pool but this is quite small.

Location: Amphoe Pai

Day 6 - 7 Apr 2022

Pai Siam Bistro

Amphoe Pai, Pai Siam Bistro
Amphoe Pai, Pai Siam Bistro
Amphoe Pai, Pai Siam Bistro

Content: This bar was very close to the hotel and had great affordable cocktails. The spring rolls were delicious too!

Location: Pai

Day 6 - 7 Apr 2022

Big White Buddha (พระพุทธโลกุตระมหามุนี)

Pai, Big White Buddha (พระพุทธโลกุตระมหามุนี)
Pai, Big White Buddha (พระพุทธโลกุตระมหามุนี)
Pai, Big White Buddha (พระพุทธโลกุตระมหามุนี)
Pai, Big White Buddha (พระพุทธโลกุตระมหามุนี)

Content: Visit this place around sunrise or sunset. Temples are mostly open from 6 am till 6 pm. We visited in the evening. To get the view you need to climb about 324 steps. Definitely worth it!

Location: Tambon Mae Hi

Day 6 - 7 Apr 2022

Two Huts Pai

Tambon Mae Hi, Two Huts Pai

Content: This bar is close to the White Buddha and had some cheap refreshing drinks. The sunset view was beautiful there. Unfortunately the burning season made the views a bit less. I would recommend to visit in November.

Location: Pai

Day 7 - 8 Apr 2022

Pai Village Boutique

Pai, Pai Village Boutique
Pai, Pai Village Boutique

Content: Breakfast at this hotel was excellent! We only stayed here one night but I would definitely recommend it. Maybe add an extra night to do some hiking activities in Pai.

Pai Bamboo Bridge (สะพานไม้ไผ่ปาย)

Pai, Pai Bamboo Bridge (สะพานไม้ไผ่ปาย)

Content: This bridge made of Bamboo was right around the corner of the hotel. It’s nice to walk over it and cross the river.

Yun Lai Viewpoint (จุดชมวิวหยุนไหล)

Pai, Yun Lai Viewpoint (จุดชมวิวหยุนไหล)
Pai, Yun Lai Viewpoint (จุดชมวิวหยุนไหล)
Pai, Yun Lai Viewpoint (จุดชมวิวหยุนไหล)
Pai, Yun Lai Viewpoint (จุดชมวิวหยุนไหล)
Pai, Yun Lai Viewpoint (จุดชมวิวหยุนไหล)

Content: This viewpoint into the Chinese village is also recommended. Enjoy the view and have a cup of tea there! (Teapots and cups are for sale)

Location: Mueang Chiang Mai

Day 7 - 8 Apr 2022

The Good View (เดอะ กู๊ดวิว)

Mueang Chiang Mai, The Good View (เดอะ กู๊ดวิว)

Content: After our drive back to Chiangmai we had dinner at this restaurant right next to the river. Excellent food and a great atmosphere!

Location: Chom Thong

Day 8 - 9 Apr 2022

The Highest Spot in Thailand (สูงสุดแดนสยาม)

Chom Thong, The Highest Spot in Thailand (สูงสุดแดนสยาม)
Chom Thong, The Highest Spot in Thailand (สูงสุดแดนสยาม)

Content: When going to Chiangmai don’t forget to visit Doi Inthanon. This is the highest mountain in Thailand. After paying the entree fee of the National park you can drive quite high up to do some walking around the summit. A lot of bird species to be found there. Don’t forget your binoculars!

Location: Unknown

Day 8 - 9 Apr 2022

Doi Inthanon National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติดอยอินทนนท์)

Unknown, Doi Inthanon National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติดอยอินทนนท์)
Unknown, Doi Inthanon National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติดอยอินทนนท์)
Unknown, Doi Inthanon National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติดอยอินทนนท์)

Content: A bit lower in the park there’s another hiking trail of about two hours. First you walk through the forest to end up at the mountain side where you have an excellent view! On the way you will pass some waterfalls.

Location: Chom Thong

Day 8 - 9 Apr 2022

Kew Mae Pan Scenic Lookout (จุดชมทิวทัศน์ยอดกิ่วแม่ปาน)

Chom Thong, Kew Mae Pan Scenic Lookout (จุดชมทิวทัศน์ยอดกิ่วแม่ปาน)
Chom Thong, Kew Mae Pan Scenic Lookout (จุดชมทิวทัศน์ยอดกิ่วแม่ปาน)
Chom Thong, Kew Mae Pan Scenic Lookout (จุดชมทิวทัศน์ยอดกิ่วแม่ปาน)

Content: The highlight of this hike!

Location: Mueang Chiang Mai

Day 8 - 9 Apr 2022

Riverside Bar & Restaurant

Mueang Chiang Mai, Riverside Bar & Restaurant

Content: Another nice restaurant in Chiangmai close to the riverside. Great Thai food is served here.

Wualai Saturday Nightmarket (ถนนคนเดินวัวลาย)

Mueang Chiang Mai, Wualai Saturday Nightmarket (ถนนคนเดินวัวลาย)
Mueang Chiang Mai, Wualai Saturday Nightmarket (ถนนคนเดินวัวลาย)

Content: We were lucky to be in Chiangmai during the weekend so we could visit the Saturday night weekend market. Great atmosphere!

Location: Khlong San

Day 9 - 10 Apr 2022

Ibis Bangkok Riverside Bar

Khlong San, Ibis Bangkok Riverside Bar

Content: After a flight back to Bangkok we got to our hotel. Ibis riverside has an excellent price/quality and good spacious rooms. The swimming pool was so welcome after a hot day in Bangkok.

Location: Bangkok

Day 9 - 10 Apr 2022

Above Eleven

Bangkok, Above Eleven
Bangkok, Above Eleven
Bangkok, Above Eleven
Bangkok, Above Eleven
Bangkok, Above Eleven

Content: This rooftop bar is great at sunset. Delicious food is served and you can order great cocktails. Price category is higher because the visitors here are mostly tourists and expats. Look at the view!

Havana Social

Bangkok, Havana Social

Content: Another great place to have a drink. This picture is the entrance of the bar. You need to dial the code to get in (it’s a speakeasy bar) as the name suggests it’s all latin music inside and a life band!

Location: Phra Nakhon

Day 10 - 11 Apr 2022

Temple of the Emerald Buddha (วัดพระศรีรัตนศาสดาราม (วัดพระแก้ว))

Phra Nakhon, Temple of the Emerald Buddha (วัดพระศรีรัตนศาสดาราม (วัดพระแก้ว))

Content: A must see in Bangkok is Wat Pho and this temple of the Emerald inside the Royal Palace. The dresscode is very strict here! You must wear the right clothes. Shoulders and legs covered.

The Grand Palace (พระบรมมหาราชวัง)

Phra Nakhon, The Grand Palace (พระบรมมหาราชวัง)

Content: Beautiful golden temples everywhere here. But so hot!

The Vihara of the Reclining Buddha (พระวิหารพระพุทธไสยาสน์)

Phra Nakhon, The Vihara of the Reclining Buddha (พระวิหารพระพุทธไสยาสน์)
Phra Nakhon, The Vihara of the Reclining Buddha (พระวิหารพระพุทธไสยาสน์)

Content: This one is not to be missed! Very impressive lying Buddha.

Location: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

Day 11 - 12 Apr 2022

Ayutthaya Historical Park (อุทยานประวัติศาสตร์พระนครศรีอยุธยา)

Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya Historical Park (อุทยานประวัติศาสตร์พระนครศรีอยุธยา)
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya Historical Park (อุทยานประวัติศาสตร์พระนครศรีอยุธยา)

Content: We headed for a full day excursion to Ayyuthaya about 1 hour drive from Bangkok. This old capital of Thailand is still worth visiting. The temples here are much older than the ones we saw before.

Location: Ayutthaya

Day 11 - 12 Apr 2022

Wihan Phraphutthasaiyat (วิหารพระพุทธไสยาสน์)

Ayutthaya , Wihan Phraphutthasaiyat (วิหารพระพุทธไสยาสน์)
Ayutthaya , Wihan Phraphutthasaiyat (วิหารพระพุทธไสยาสน์)
Ayutthaya , Wihan Phraphutthasaiyat (วิหารพระพุทธไสยาสน์)
Ayutthaya , Wihan Phraphutthasaiyat (วิหารพระพุทธไสยาสน์)
Ayutthaya , Wihan Phraphutthasaiyat (วิหารพระพุทธไสยาสน์)
Ayutthaya , Wihan Phraphutthasaiyat (วิหารพระพุทธไสยาสน์)
Ayutthaya , Wihan Phraphutthasaiyat (วิหารพระพุทธไสยาสน์)

Content: Impressive temples to discover. There is one temple you can climb up and then you see the a big hole were you can throw in coins. If it falls onto the bottom in the middle you will get lucky!

Location: Mueang

Day 11 - 12 Apr 2022

Ayutthaya Retreat

Mueang, Ayutthaya Retreat
Mueang, Ayutthaya Retreat
Mueang, Ayutthaya Retreat

Content: We had lunch in Ayutthaya Retreat and it was simply delicious! One of the best places we ate. And the surroundings were very beautiful as well! Would highly recommend it!

Location: Bang Kho Leam

Day 11 - 12 Apr 2022

Asiatique Sky (เอเชียทีค สกาย)

Bang Kho Leam, Asiatique Sky (เอเชียทีค สกาย)
Bang Kho Leam, Asiatique Sky (เอเชียทีค สกาย)

Content: In the evening we headed to this Pier to board our diner cruise. Very nice place to visit with some attractions and a lot of restaurants & bars.

Location: Bangkok riverside

Day 11 - 12 Apr 2022

White Orchid River Cruise

Bangkok riverside, White Orchid River Cruise
Bangkok riverside, White Orchid River Cruise
Bangkok riverside, White Orchid River Cruise

Content: We had dinner on the river with White Orchid river cruises. It was a nice experience to see Bangkok at night while eating but I wouldn’t recommend this for the food.

Location: Mueang Kanchanaburi

Day 12 - 13 Apr 2022

The Bridge of the River Kwai (สะพานข้ามแม่น้ำแคว)

Mueang Kanchanaburi, The Bridge of the River Kwai (สะพานข้ามแม่น้ำแคว)
Mueang Kanchanaburi, The Bridge of the River Kwai (สะพานข้ามแม่น้ำแคว)
Mueang Kanchanaburi, The Bridge of the River Kwai (สะพานข้ามแม่น้ำแคว)

Content: This day we drove from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi. Of course we had to visit this famous bridge on our way to the Jungle rafts!

Location: Sai Yok

Day 12 - 13 Apr 2022

Phutakien Pier

Sai Yok, Phutakien Pier
Sai Yok, Phutakien Pier

Content: As the jungle rafts are a floating hotel in the river Kwai you need to go by speedboat! A nice experience!

Location: Kanchanaburi

Day 12 - 13 Apr 2022

River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi
Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi

Content: The Jungle rafts were definitely an adventurous experience. As they are located in the middle of the river and you are literally floating. Also there is no electricity which makes this a very romantic experience when it gets dark. Unfortunately there was no airco either.

Location: Kanchanaburi

Day 13 - 14 Apr 2022

River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi
Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi
Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi
Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi
Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi
Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi

Content: Today we spend a full day at the Jungle rafts. In the morning you can feed the local elephant. We also did a trip with our guide to the nearby Mon village. The little monks were so cute!

Location: Kanchanaburi

Day 14 - 15 Apr 2022

River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi
Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Raft Floating Hotel Kanchanaburi

Content: In the morning we had our last breakfast at the Jungle rafts (the food both breakfast and dinner are included in the price and is really good). And then we had to leave for Bangkok again.

Location: Bang Phli

Day 14 - 15 Apr 2022

Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) (ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ)

Bang Phli, Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) (ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ)

Content: In Bangkok we took a flight to Phuket to enjoy 6 days in the South.

Location: Takua Pa

Day 15 - 16 Apr 2022

Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak

Takua Pa, Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak
Takua Pa, Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak
Takua Pa, Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak

Content: Today was a resting day and we spend all day at our beautiful 5 star hotel here. In the evening we had a Thai buffet at the restaurant. I would highly recommend this hotel. Very luxurious rooms, friendly staff, good swimming pool, very close to the beach.

Bangsak Beach (หาดบางสัก)

Takua Pa, Bangsak Beach (หาดบางสัก)
Takua Pa, Bangsak Beach (หาดบางสัก)
Takua Pa, Bangsak Beach (หาดบางสัก)

Content: The beach right in front of the hotel was very clean and nice. Unfortunately it wasn’t the best time of the year to go into the sea as there were a lot of jellyfish.

Location: Thai Mueang

Day 16 - 17 Apr 2022

Seastar Pier

Thai Mueang, Seastar Pier
Thai Mueang, Seastar Pier

Content: This day we did a boat trip on the Andaman sea with Andaman Seastar. We met some IG friends there and they joined us for the day trip!

Location: Phang Nga

Day 16 - 17 Apr 2022

Similan Island No.4 (เกาะเมียง)

Phang Nga, Similan Island No.4 (เกาะเมียง)
Phang Nga, Similan Island No.4 (เกาะเมียง)
Phang Nga, Similan Island No.4 (เกาะเมียง)

Content: The Similan islands are a great spot for diving and snorkeling. Unfortunately there were a lot of other boats there. So it got quite crowded!

Similan Island No.8

Phang Nga, Similan Island No.8
Phang Nga, Similan Island No.8
Phang Nga, Similan Island No.8

Content: Next stop was for lunch which was included in the trip. We walked all the way up to the Sail Rock viewpoint and were rewarded with a very nice view!

Location: Takua Pa

Day 17 - 18 Apr 2022

Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak

Takua Pa, Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak

Content: This day we stayed at the hotel as well enjoying the pool and the bar!

Bangsak Beach (หาดบางสัก)

Takua Pa, Bangsak Beach (หาดบางสัก)

Content: In the evening the sunset was very beautiful. You could walk on the beach and there were many local restaurants where you could eat freshly cooked Thai dishes at a very cheap price! Beware of the crabs that are everywhere on the beach at night!

Location: ตำบล เกาะแก้ว

Day 18 - 19 Apr 2022

5 Star Marine

ตำบล เกาะแก้ว, 5 Star Marine

Content: Today we were picked up by a very comfortable Van organised via 5 star marine. Driving towards Phuket and Krabi pier took us almost 2 hours.

Location: Krabi

Day 18 - 19 Apr 2022

Maya Bay (อ่าวมาหยา)

Krabi, Maya Bay (อ่าวมาหยา)
Krabi, Maya Bay (อ่าวมาหยา)
Krabi, Maya Bay (อ่าวมาหยา)
Krabi, Maya Bay (อ่าวมาหยา)
Krabi, Maya Bay (อ่าวมาหยา)
Krabi, Maya Bay (อ่าวมาหยา)
Krabi, Maya Bay (อ่าวมาหยา)

Content: This amazing bay, famous from the movie ‘the Beach’ is an absolute must visit when heading to Koh Phi Phi! The water color is amazing and we were so lucky with the sunshine that makes the color even brighter!

Monkey Beach (หาดลิง)

Krabi, Monkey Beach (หาดลิง)

Content: So fun to see the monkeys climbing down to the rocks.

Hippies Bar

Krabi, Hippies Bar
Krabi, Hippies Bar
Krabi, Hippies Bar

Content: This bar was a nice place to have lunch. You could jump into the sea that was warm and beautiful. Lunch was good there and we even had some Thai wine.

Location: Phi Phi Don

Day 18 - 19 Apr 2022

Pi Lay Lagoon

Phi Phi Don, Pi Lay Lagoon

Content: Beautiful to see this lagoon from the boat. We also did some snorkeling there!

Location: Takua Pa

Day 18 - 19 Apr 2022

Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak

Takua Pa, Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak

Content: Back into our hotel it started raining so we had dinner at the a la carte restaurant of the hotel. As we got a bit tired of Thai dishes we took a club sandwich.

Location: Tambon Khuekkhak

Day 19 - 20 Apr 2022

Khao Lak-Bang Niang Fresh Market

Tambon Khuekkhak, Khao Lak-Bang Niang Fresh Market

Content: First stop on our way to Khao Sok was this fresh market. We saw some turtles and eel’s there. Finally I could try a durian. Some love it, some hate it. At least I didn’t smell it.

Location: ตำบล รมณีย์

Day 19 - 20 Apr 2022

Khoasok Discovery Elephant Park

ตำบล รมณีย์, Khoasok Discovery Elephant Park
ตำบล รมณีย์, Khoasok Discovery Elephant Park
ตำบล รมณีย์, Khoasok Discovery Elephant Park

Content: Afterwards we made a stop at the elephant park. We could feed them and watch them taking a bath.

Location: Tambon Khlong Sok

Day 19 - 20 Apr 2022

Khao Sok National Park

Tambon Khlong Sok, Khao Sok National Park

Content: Our first impression of Khao Sok NP.

Location: ตะกั่วป่า

Day 19 - 20 Apr 2022

ตวงรัตน์

ตะกั่วป่า, ตวงรัตน์
ตะกั่วป่า, ตวงรัตน์
ตะกั่วป่า, ตวงรัตน์

Content: Our final stop was this temple. The inside was very impressive.

Location: Phanom

Day 19 - 20 Apr 2022

Khao Sok National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาสก)

Phanom, Khao Sok National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาสก)
Phanom, Khao Sok National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาสก)
Phanom, Khao Sok National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาสก)
Phanom, Khao Sok National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาสก)

Content: We had a great time kayaking on the river and we didn’t even had to row ourselves! We saw some snakes, frogs, spiders and monkeys along the way. We stopped along the way to drink some freshly made coffee out bamboo cups.

Location: Tambon Khlong Sok

Day 19 - 20 Apr 2022

Cave Wat Tham Panthurat

Tambon Khlong Sok, Cave Wat Tham Panthurat

Content: Afterwards we visited this cave but the monkeys there were very greedy!

Location: Takua Pa

Day 20 - 21 Apr 2022

Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak

Takua Pa, Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak
Takua Pa, Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak

Content: Last breakfast in Khao Lak. The taxi driver picked us up to drive to the airport of Phuket to fly back to Bangkok.

Location: Bangkok

Day 20 - 21 Apr 2022

Baiyoke Sky Hotel

Bangkok, Baiyoke Sky Hotel
Bangkok, Baiyoke Sky Hotel

Content: Our last night we spent in Baiyoke Sky hotel where you have an amazing view on the city! The sky deck on the 83rd floor turns around so you see the whole of Bangkok! We got a free drink in the rooftop bar.

Location: Ratchathewi

Day 20 - 21 Apr 2022

Baiyoke Sky Hotel Observation Deck

Ratchathewi, Baiyoke Sky Hotel Observation Deck
Ratchathewi, Baiyoke Sky Hotel Observation Deck
Ratchathewi, Baiyoke Sky Hotel Observation Deck
Ratchathewi, Baiyoke Sky Hotel Observation Deck

Content: Look at these views!

Location: Prawet

Day 20 - 21 Apr 2022

Train Night Market Srinakarin (ตลาดนัดรถไฟ ศรีนครินทร์)

Prawet, Train Night Market Srinakarin (ตลาดนัดรถไฟ ศรีนครินทร์)

Content: In the evening we went to the Train Night Market. It was quite a drive from the hotel and there weren’t many people there. Maybe better to visit in the weekend.

Location: Ratchathewi

Day 21 - 22 Apr 2022

Baiyoke Sky Hotel @72nd floor

Ratchathewi, Baiyoke Sky Hotel @72nd floor

Content: The morning views in the hotel were amazing too! This was our view at breakfast.

Location: Pathum Wan

Day 21 - 22 Apr 2022

Jim Thompson Art Centre

Pathum Wan, Jim Thompson Art Centre
Pathum Wan, Jim Thompson Art Centre
Pathum Wan, Jim Thompson Art Centre
Pathum Wan, Jim Thompson Art Centre
Pathum Wan, Jim Thompson Art Centre
Pathum Wan, Jim Thompson Art Centre
Pathum Wan, Jim Thompson Art Centre

Content: On our last morning in Bangkok we went to the Jim Thompson House. Recommended to us by a friend living in Bangkok. We got a very interesting guide and tour around the house.

Jim Thompson Bar & Restaurant

Pathum Wan, Jim Thompson Bar & Restaurant
Pathum Wan, Jim Thompson Bar & Restaurant
Pathum Wan, Jim Thompson Bar & Restaurant

Content: A drink at the bar there is great to end your visit!

Location: Bang Rak

Day 21 - 22 Apr 2022

Toby’s

Bang Rak, Toby’s
Bang Rak, Toby’s
Bang Rak, Toby’s

Content: I highly recommend this place. It’s an Australian restaurant where they serve delicious brunches. This one was a brand new one very close to Lumpini park. The food was delicious!

Location: Huai Khwang

Day 21 - 22 Apr 2022

Jodd Fairs (จ๊อดแฟร์)

Huai Khwang, Jodd Fairs (จ๊อดแฟร์)
Huai Khwang, Jodd Fairs (จ๊อดแฟร์)
Huai Khwang, Jodd Fairs (จ๊อดแฟร์)
Huai Khwang, Jodd Fairs (จ๊อดแฟร์)
Huai Khwang, Jodd Fairs (จ๊อดแฟร์)

Content: This market was far better than the Train Night Market. Maybe because of the weekend? I definitely prefer the location.

Location: Bang Phli

Day 21 - 22 Apr 2022

Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) (ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ)

Bang Phli, Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) (ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ)

Content: All good things come to an end. Time to leave Thailand. After a nice dinner close to the airport we were getting ready to fly back to Belgium. We will come back to Thailand. It’s a very beautiful country and still so many things to see! If you need more information about what we did let me know in a comment!