Tuk Tuk Stories

A travellers diary – The Tuk Tuk Club 11 Day Adventure: Day 5

We were all packed up and ready to go by 8.45am – a good start as Tony said we had a long drive today.  We came steadily down the mountain in our usual convoy with Graham keeping check at the … Read More

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A travellers diary – The Tuk Tuk Club 11 Day Adventure: Day 4

We were allowed a lie in this morning – breakfast was at 9am!    Tony made us local coffee, served with fresh mango, watermelon and fried chicken.  While we were eating breakfast, we watched the owners preparing our lunch – Pad … Read More

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A travellers diary – The Tuk Tuk Club 11 Day Adventure: Day 3

After an early start, we said goodbye to Mae Wang and hit the road.  Tony told us it was going to be quite a long drive but there would be plenty of stops to stretch our legs. After forty minutes, … Read More

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A travellers diary – The Tuk Tuk Club 11 Day Adventure: Day 2

We all got early and had breakfast.  We then met up with Bruce, Tik and the family.  Our plan today was to go and visit the elephants.  After we had all changed into the local Thai outfits, we met Papa … Read More

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A travellers diary – The Tuk Tuk Club 11 Day Adventure: Day 1

After an amazing night’s sleep at Na Nirand hotel in Chiang Mai, we had a delicious breakfast of passion fruit, guava juice, eggs, bacon and coffee.  Bruce then picked us up and we met the rest of the group at … Read More

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Thai Fruit – more than your typical ‘5 a day’!

Many people immediately think about exploring the local food when exploring Thailand – rightly so, there are some stunning dishes to enjoy here once you get past the tourist staples of fried  rice and pad Thai! – but just as … Read More

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Movies – What to Watch if You’re Heading to Thailand!

What better way than getting ready for an adventure in Thailand that watching a few movies filmed in or about Thailand. Get’s you ready for the beautiful beaches, the mountains, the culture and the superb food. Whilst there aren’t many … Read More

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Books Books Books – What to Read if You’re Heading to Thailand (or are already here!)

It’s always fun to read books about or set in the country you’re looking to travel to – or are already travelling it. And it can add a real sense of understanding when you’re surrounded by the sights and scents … Read More

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Tuk Tuks – We Love Them!

Think of Thailand and the humble Tuk Tuk will always spring to mind very quickly. Whether you’re thinking of the cool three wheelers buzzing around the streets of Bangkok, the ‘rocket’ shaped versions taking you around the Historical Park of … Read More

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Temples – The Heart and Soul of Thailand

Thailand is rightly famous for it’s Temples and the spectacular Wat Phra Kaew (and Grand Palace) and Wat Pho are on everyone’s must visit list in Bangkok (and if you go you’ll really see that they are on literally everyone’s … Read More

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