Phetchaburi Archive

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 Phetchaburi To Bangkok Easily

Phetchaburi and Bangkok are only a few hours apart from each other which makes Phetchaburi an awesome place to visit. Getting from Phetchaburi to Bangkok (and return) is easy as pie. There are two main ways to travel between the cities. The first is by train which is always our first choice of transport.

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Riding a Motorcycle Around Phetchaburi, Thailand

Phetchaburi is a lovely small town in central Thailand. It’s not a big place but it is a bit spread out so having some sort of transport is handy. Plus, in the case of Phetchaburi, not having to walk also means avoiding a whole lot of monkeys… As is typical of south east Asia,

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Phetchaburi Accommodation – Phetkasem Hotel Review

Up front, we didn’t actually stay here at the Phetkasem Hotel (or Phet Kasem Hotel) in Phetchaburi. When we were trying to source places to stay in Phetchaburi, Thailand this place was mentioned to us but we had a lot of trouble finding any details about it. As the place was so mysterious we

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Picking Up Afternoon Tea in Phetchaburi

Phetchaburi in Thailand has some of the best desserts that we have found in Thailand (so far). We had been to Phetchaburi before so knew what we were up against. How many Phetchaburi egg custards, locally known as Khanom Mo-Gaeng, could we eat? Unbelievably, we shared only one custard in the week we were

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The Many Monkeys Of Phetchaburi

Phetchaburi is a nice little town about 3 hours by train south of Bangkok in Thailand. It’s famous for a few things. Most notably Phra Nakhon Khiri palace, a style of egg custard and all the monkeys. There are lots and lots of monkeys. They’re not everywhere but there are a few places in

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Phetchaburi Accommodation – Royal Diamond Review

Phetchaburi is a beautiful city about three hours south of Bangkok. Trying to find decent accommodation outside the main tourist areas of Thailand can sometimes prove to be hard. However, at a not so cheap backpacker price of 800 Baht per night, we found the Royal Diamond Hotel. The hotel is aimed at the

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A Sunny Day At Phra Nakhon Khiri In Phetchaburi

Phra Nakhon Khiri overlooks the quiet town of Phetchaburi. The locals sometimes refer to it as Khao Wang which literally means “hill with palace”. Phetchaburi is about 3 hours south of Bangkok by train and is well worth the trip to see a less touristy, but still easy to access, part of Thailand. The

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