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 – 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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