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Cost Of Living In Central Bangkok

Many articles have been written about the cost of living in Bangkok, with many of them claiming you can live a life of luxury for under $500 a month. But is that really true? The fact is that many locals in Bangkok earn under $500 a month, so of course it’s possible to live here… READ MORE >

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Shopping Along Bangkok’s BTS (Skytrain) System

Bangkok’s BTS (skytrain) is one of the most convenient ways to get around the city, so it’s no surprise that many of Bangkok’s best shopping malls and markets are located right next to its stations. Most malls along the route also have walkways directly from the stations into the malls, so you can travel and… READ MORE >

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Bangkok’s Most Weird Attractions

One of the things I love most about Bangkok is the sheer quirkiness of the place. All over the city you come across fascinating sights that you just won’t find in any other city around the world. Here is just a small selection of what we’ve seen recently. The Penis Shrine Only a few minutes’… READ MORE >

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Ljubljana To Milan By Train (Via Trieste & Venice)

It’s not very straightforward getting from Ljubljana to Milan by train, but it was a very interesting journey, especially as we got to use the tram on the section from Villa Opicina to Trieste. This is really a journey in four parts, so you could do the whole journey in one day, or stop along… READ MORE >

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Nuovo Albergo Centro Hotel, Trieste, Italy

On our way from Ljubljana to Barcelona, we stopped at Trieste for two nights because we needed to wait for our Eurail and InterRail passes to arrive, as they were being posted to the hotel. Nuovo Albergo Centro Hotel is a good quality 2-star hotel that’s conveniently located near the Canal Grande, train station and… READ MORE >

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Trieste-Opicina Tram, Italy

As part of our journey from Ljubljana in Slovenia to Milan in Italy we traveled on the Trieste-Opicina Tram. This is the only time we’ve had to break up a train journey with a tram ride, so it was an interesting experience. What’s unusual about this tramway is that it’s part tram and part funicular railway…. READ MORE >

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