South East Asian Persuasions

The following is a general list of the things we wish we had known while travelling through South East Asia… ¬†T.A.T. (Tourism Authority of Thailand) Lots of tuk-tuk drivers¬†around Bangkok may well start boasting to you¬†about this oh-so¬†grand organisation called the TAT. They will¬†excitedly explain how the TAT is there to support you, the poor … Continue reading

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Kuala Lumpur ‚Äď Couchsurfing the Capital

We had¬†a relaxing final day on the Perhentians¬†with little to write home about before setting sail for the mainland the next morning¬†to get the earliest bus to Kuala¬†Lumpur. We JUST made it in time for the morning bus to KL. The ‘highly intelligent’ boat companies had come to the inexplicable conclusion that the ONLY¬†boats leaving¬†in … Continue reading

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Korean Work Visa is a GO

Finally some good news about our visas! We’ve spent hours on¬†Skype¬†arguing with the same stubborn lady at the South Korean embassy in Malaysia trying to inform her that¬†we are in fact¬†allowed to get¬†work visa issued through Malaysia and not our home countries. She however,¬†refuses to believe it. Essentially, we had a man working for the … Continue reading

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VISA RUN: Burmese Border

Myanmar… an unexpected & unwanted addition to our travel plans but on returning to Thailand via a land crossing we had only received a 15 day visa. As we wanted to spend longer in the country¬†we had to cross into another country, then cross straight back in to get a new 15 day visa… highly … Continue reading

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Visa… what?!?

Touchdown in Bangkok, & the adventures begin!!!… or, as the case may be… touchdown in Bangkok, get talking to a half-wit & spend a¬†ridiculous & unnecessarily long¬†time in the freakin’ airport! You pick up things fast on¬†this travelling malarkey, but some lessons are learnt the hard way.¬†¬†Despite having done our own research & being fully … Continue reading

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