Ayutthaya Archive

Suggested South East Asia Railway Adventure

Due to the amount of time we’ve spent wandering around south east Asia we’re occasionally asked for itinerary suggestions by people planning trips. Below is a favourite itinerary idea of ours. We’ve done all of the legs of this railway adventure at various points but have never done it all in one go. Even

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Organising Thailand Tourist Visas From Singapore

The first port of call after having my Australian passport renewed was the Royal Thai Embassy in Singapore to organise our 60 day Tourist Visas. For those of you who aren’t aware, Australian’s receive thirty (30) days of free tourist visa access if they fly into Thailand. If you enter by land then it

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Malaysia To Japan – Trip Update 1

Oh my. The photo above was taken so long ago! It was a self portrait taken out front of the Perth International Airport in Western Australia. Back on the 1st November 2011. We have both changed a lot since then. This is what we have been up to over the last four fantastic and

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How To Get From Ayutthaya To Chiang Mai Easily

Night trains (with sleeper) are awesome. You not only get a relaxing ride across the countryside. You also get a bed to sleep in for the night. No accommodation to pay for! There are quicker and sometimes cheaper ways to get from Ayutthaya (or Bangkok for that matter) to Chiang Mai. You can catch

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A Very Quick Introduction to Ayutthaya in Thailand

Ayutthaya (Ayudhya) was once the capital of the kingdom of Ayutthaya, also known as the kingdom of Siam. Siam went through several incarnations with the Ayutthaya period lasting from the mid 1300s until the mid 1700s. This period is frequently regarded as something of a golden age for the Siamese people. Prior to its

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How To Get From Bangkok To Ayutthaya Easily

If you are wondering how to get to Ayutthaya from Bangkok you have come to the right place. This is a detailed guide including lots of photos based on our personal experience. Travelling from Bangkok to Ayutthaya can be both fun and easy. There are many options for travel including bus, minivan, boat, car,

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