Category: Thailand

Visa on Arrival at Koh Samui on Indian Passport

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Thailand is my most visited country, I have been there 11 times as I write this. On all my previous trips, my point of entry was Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok. And if you enter from Bangkok, that is where you get your visa on arrival for Thailand. However, on the most recent trip my daughter, Chhavi and I traveled via Singa...

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Dusit Thani Hua Hin- A Fabulous Stay

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When I came out of my Dusit Suite 222 I told the staff, it such a beautiful room, you have to drag me out of it! I had a stupendous view of the Gulf of Thailand both from the living room and the bed room! Alas I stayed there only for one night! I certainly wish to go back and stay in the same room! I was traveling i...

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Photography Tips for Maeklong Railway Market Near Bangkok

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I have been lucky to visit the Maeklong Railway Market near Bangkok twice, the first time in 2016 and then in 2018. I was not too thrilled with my photos on the first trip. But the second time around I was better prepared. So, this post is about photography tips for Maeklong Railway Market near Bangkok. If you kn...

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A Day Trip to Koh Nang Yuan from Koh Samui

By Mridula Dwivedi October 31, 2017 26 Comments , , , ,
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I have visited Thailand 9 times by now. I am quite at home in the country. I went back to Thailand in September 2017 with Getaway Goddess to Koh Samui. I did a day trip to Koh Nang Yuan from Koh Samui. While Koh Samui is beautiful in its own right, Koh Nang Yuan is stunning! I was under the impression that we wer...

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My First Flyboard Experience at Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui, Thailand

By Mridula Dwivedi September 26, 2017 24 Comments , , ,
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The year feels a little incomplete if I do not visit Thailand at least once. I have been a regular visitor to Thailand since 2013, I have been there nine times already. On this trip to Koh Samui I realized that it doesn't feel foreign to me any more! I feel at home in Thailand! I had no inkling that it will also res...

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Maeklong Railway Market Near Bangkok is One of Its Kind

By Mridula Dwivedi November 22, 2016 22 Comments , ,
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I first saw a video of Maeklong Railway Market on Whatsapp. And I almost refused to believe it. A few months later I was standing at the market known as Talat Rom Hoop (ตลาดร่มหุบ) locally, about to witness the phenomenon myself! The local name means "umbrella pulldown market" as that is what the...

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Rock Valley Hot Spring and Fish Spa, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

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Rock Valley Hot Spring and Fish Spa in Kanchanaburi, Thailand was an experience like no other. You can check out the company website here. I am going to concentrate on the hot springs and the mud treatment because I realized long ago that fish spa is not for me! Kanchanaburi is located in the West of Thailand, it...

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The Bangkok Motorcycle Taxi Experience

By Mridula Dwivedi August 19, 2016 16 Comments ,
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I have been lucky to visit a few capital cities of the world. And while all of them have their charm, they have one thing in common, traffic jams! It seems to be true all over the world. Delhi has it, so does Bangkok and London. I heard of motorcycle taxis right from my first trip to Thailand. It is a pity that it ...

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Explore Bangkok by BTS #themetroproject

By Mridula Dwivedi August 18, 2016 24 Comments , , ,
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I realized that I was in love with the London Underground on my recent trip. It also reminded me that Delhi Metro is my preferred mode of transport in my own town. So when the opportunity came to visit Thailand I decided to extend my stay. My sole purpose was to explore Bangkok by BTS on those extra days. And what f...

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My 10 Best Travel Photos from 2015

By Mridula Dwivedi December 22, 2015 52 Comments ,
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It is December, it is time to go down the memory lane. And pictures come first. I actually scrolled through each of the outstation trip I took this year to pick up my 10 best travel photos from 2015. What surprised me was that some trips yield a lot of good pictures (Spiti readily comes to my mind) whereas I stru...

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I am Mridula Dwivedi, I love to travel! I started my travel blog in 2005. I have been going places since! For more details do check out my media kit! In another life I did a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur. I was a professor when I quit my job in 2015.

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