This is a guest post from Hannah Copues. Hannah is a travel writer and student from the UK. She has a passion for all things travel and loves nothing better than sharing her experiences with others.

Who says you have to scrimp and save for that magical holiday you’ve long been pining for? Further, does splashing out on extortionately priced accommodation (as luxurious and attractive it may be) really serve as the most important element to transform your holiday experience? They’re really quite simple questions! Take it from the expert. Broke and budgeting, but bewildered by the prospect of holidaying in Phuket, I still managed to have the experience of a lifetime…..and it lasted a total of THREE WEEKS!

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If you are planning on visiting Bangkok and haven’t been before then it is very easy to pigeon hole yourself into visiting the cities tourist clichés that are obvious and visible (I did it and I am sure virtually every tourist does too). There is nothing wrong with visiting the Grand Palace – Chatuchak market etc, but the best advice that I can give you is slip away from the tourist trail and you will get a much better idea about how this sprawling metropolis ticks. Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →


After a couple of days in Bangkok at the Lub’D hostel I ventured out on my own for the first time and headed towards the Silom station to get the monorail somewhere, I didn’t have a plan, just wanted to see a bit of the city at night, which is when cities look their best in my opinion.

“Massage!!” the girls on the corner shouted, as they always do when you pass a massage parlour, I gave them a smile and continued as I always do, navigating myself around the cones covering the broken pavement. I’m not sure how many people decide on massage spontaneously, but it’s obviously enough to keep 4-5 girls paid sitting outside them shouting their English lessons at everyone passing by. Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →


A lot of people speak fondly of Thailand, I’m one of them. It’s a great place to go, central in South East Asia and easy to get too. Living costs are as low as you can reasonably expect. Entertainment is readily available in all forms you care to imagine, and the the ones that you can’t. So why shouldn’t you go there? Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →


Rama VIII Bridge in Bangkok

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