Thailand

Travel stories from various destinations within Thailand including:


Things To Do in Phuket – Infograph 14

Phuket is a favourite family holiday destination in Thailand.  There are multiple choices for family accommodation at varying prices all along the Andaman Sea from the north-west beaches in Bang Tao Bay to the southern sands at Kata Beach. However taking a family holiday to Phuket is not just about sitting at the resort.  No […]


Phuket Elephant Trek

Photo Flashbacks: What you see on a Phuket Elephant Trek? 12

Back in 2013 we went on a family holiday to Phuket. Prior to having children I had previously travelled to Phuket and taken an elephant trek.  As a result I felt this was a must do experience for my family. So one day we head off for a walk on the wild side at Siam […]


Photo Flashbacks: Outrigger Laguna Beach Resort Phuket Review 12

During August 2013 we ventured on our first TWO week family holiday to Phuket with kids. When you are planning on spending so much of your holiday in one place it is really worth investing your time in choosing the right family accommodation for you. So did I make the right decision for our family of […]

Outrigger Laguna beach Resort review

Phuket Elephant

Photo Flashbacks: Phuket Elephant at the Resort 33

During our family holiday to Phuket with kid(s) staying at the Outrigger Laguna Beach Resort we really enjoy engaging with Candi the elephant. So what did Candi the elephant do? Candi the elephant is still a baby and lives with her handler down the road from the Phuket resort entrance.  Twice a day she and […]


Photo Flashbacks – Bangkok Express Ferry 22

Last week I took you on a journey with my photo flashbacks to Sydney Harbour.  One of the discussion arising from that post was with Rhonda from Albom Adventures, we talked about how taking the local ferry to sightsee can be just as good as a commercial boat and at a fraction of the cost. […]

Bangkok express ferry

Photo Flashbacks: Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya Pool 16

I love looking through my old travel photos and reminiscing. This week I have been updating the photos on my post Travelling to Pattaya with Kids. I was so enjoying looking at all the pictures of us hanging out in the Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya that I thought I would share them all […]


Phuket with Kids – August 2013 10

Phuket has become a very popular destination for families travelling with kids. We discovered why in our recent trip to Phuket with kids. Prior to departing for Phuket with Kids It felt like a long time waiting for this family holiday. Steve had decided only one trip this year – but we were going for […]

Phuket with kids

The neon lights entering FantaSea

The Spectacle that is “FantaSea” 2

Looking for things to do in Phuket with kids?  Try FantaSea. This show is visually amazing, spectacular, and hedonistic. Our Family Night at FantaSea with Kid(s) During our family holiday to Phuket, we book a tour to see the show FantaSea. We know this tour is going to have a late finish, about midnight. So […]


Taking a walk on the wild side – Siam Safari 8

Are you looking for things to do in Phuket with kids?  We discovered Siam Safari Elephant Camp. On our recent holiday to Phuket I felt our son really had to experience an elephant ride. We were collected by a driver who took us for the hour-long journey via the winding coastal road.  On the high […]

Elephant act of painting

Bangkok with Kids

Travelling to Bangkok with Kids – May 2012

This was our second stop after having spent 6 days in Pattaya.   View Larger MapI have to admit I really didn’t like Bangkok.  It wasn’t that it was busy, which it was, but everything seemed to flow so well it didn’t feel claustrophobic.  I think maybe my expectations had been built too high by friends […]