8 Places to eat in Bangkok

8 Places to eat in Bangkok

8 Places to Eat in Bangkok Bangkok is a bustling and dynamic city that straddles two distinctly different worlds that are both ever-present. One foot is firmly planted in the 21st century with its penchant for speed, technology and international business, while the other sits stolidly in the past, Continue reading

City Safari Tours Thailand

City Safari Tours Thailand

After a relaxing day by the pool yesterday we were ready for an early start with City Safari Tours. It was to be a huge day! Check out the itinerary below!  Mr GG and I had considered doing some of these activities independently but once we found a tour which included everything it seemed far easier Continue reading

Absolute Q Signature Resort Thailand

Absolute Q Signature Resort Thailand

There is something to be said for the relaxing effects of a refreshing night’s sleep on a tropical island.  Waking up to a balmy day, taking a walk to the infinity edge pool, and diving in at 8.00am in the morning. We are staying at the Absolute Q Signature Timeshare Resort on Koh Samui.  Our Continue reading

Getting About in Thailand

Getting About in Thailand

As you can see we are back in Thailand! I just can’t get enough of the food, beaches and sunshine. I am always looking around for the best prices and departure times, and when researching flights to Thailand it’s good to check with the major airlines such as Emirates. This trip saw the family Continue reading

Phuket Getaway Finale

Phuket Getaway Finale

I’m riding along on a motor scooter in Phuket. Anais is at the very front of the bike, Brett is in control, and Lachlan is sandwiched between Brett and myself. Not something I thought we would be doing a week ago, but it has been really great fun, not to mention a very practical way of getting Continue reading

Absolute Thai Cooking Class

Absolute Thai Cooking Class

Would you like to learn the secret behind the distinctive Thai flavours responsible for the deliciousness of your favourite Thai dishes? Mr GG and I are attending a Thai cooking class at Absolute Sea Pearl in Patong, Phuket. We have chosen three dishes from the twelve available, and we will Continue reading

Kamala Beach Phuket

Kamala Beach Phuket

Well, we have made it to Thailand and are staying near Patong Beach... thankfully not to near! It's time for the family to enjoy a day at the beach Thai style. We decided to head down to Kamala Beach, which is our closet swimming spot and a ten minutes bike ride from where we are staying at the Continue reading

The Big Buddha of Phuket

The Big Buddha of Phuket

We have organised Mr Bee, a local Tuk Tuk driver to take us around Phuket today. We had met him the day before when we needed a lift to Kamala Beach, about ten minutes from the resort.  Mr GG, Anais and myself had gone in search of food, cash and a motor bike for easy transportation.  The Nakalay Continue reading

Absolute Nakalay Beach Resort Phuket

Absolute Nakalay Beach Resort Phuket

Have you ever been stopped in the street by someone offering 3 nights accommodation at a resort, if you listen to their “holiday” seminar, and pay a $100 administration fee? These salesmen are usually offering timeshare in our domestic Gold Coast resorts. If you were offered 7 nights’ Continue reading

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