Tuk Tuk Stories

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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People….What Makes Travel So Great

Stunning scenery, wildlife, beaches, oceans – so much of what we all mention when talking about travel. But what makes journeys really special often are the people you meet along the way. Unplanned and random encounters with people are what … Read More

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Thailand Mountain Scenes

Northern Thailand has some spectacular scenery to explore. Mountains rolling away into the distance (all the way to the Himalaya to be precise!) often covered in deep forests and home to fascinating communities of a huge number of different ethnic … Read More

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Wonderful Elephants

One of the biggest draws for visitors to Northern Thailand is the opportunity to learn about and meet these wonderful animals. With a deep connection to Thai culture and communities, local travellers are often just as excited to see elephants … Read More

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