Tag Archives: Thailand

Changing Up the Blog: Fewer posts and more enjoying vacation

You may have noticed that in my series of posts about my summer Iceland trip, I skipped over my time exploring the South Coast and the Golden Circle.  Part of the reason is due to a busy summer at work, it took me awhile to get to editing my photos… Read more »

YWW Does East Asia: The Thai Airways First Class Experience – Bangkok to Paris Trip Report

Thai Airways Flt. 932- Bangkok (BKK) to Paris (CDG), 12hrs, Thai Royal First, Boeing 777-300ER (77W) First class is amazing.  Until this trip, I had never flown in international first class before, only in business class.  I have no delusions that my experiences as a first class passenger on Thai… Read more »

YWW Does Asia: Bangkok to Macau on Thai Smile Trip Report

Thai Airways/Thai Smile Flt. 752, Bangkok (BKK) to Macau (MFM), 2h 42 min, A320, Coach Our flight from Bangkok to Macau was operated by Thai Airways’ “Thai Smile” subsidiary (using the same operating license).  I was worried about the credit card situation, so we left for the airport a bit… Read more »

YWW Does East Asia: Trip Report Part 10: Two Nights in Bangkok

Bangkok is a city I definitely could have spent a little more time exploring.  By the time we got to the Four Points from the airport, it was late afternoon.  We nonetheless had the chance to do a little that afternoon. We headed on the BTS Monorail from the hotel… Read more »

YWW Does East Asia: Trip Report Part 9: Four Points by Sheraton Sukhumvit- Bangkok Review

Bangkok has a ton of relatively affordable hotel options.  That being said, rates were higher the week we were going than usual.  Starwood happens to have an extremely wide footprint in Bangkok, with at least one properties from eight of its nine brands! (There is no “Element” in Bangkok.)  Everyone… Read more »

YWW Does East Asia: Trip Report Part 8: Phuket to Bangkok: My Stolen Wallet Drama Rears its Head in Thailand

Thai Airways Flt. 206, Phuket (HKT) to Bangkok (BKK), Airbus A300, Economy, 1h 25min While we were relaxing and enjoying Phuket, I had one of those realizations that gives you a pit in your stomach.  When my boyfriend checked in for his flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok… Read more »

YWW Does East Asia: Trip Report Part 7: Phuket and the Radisson Blu Plaza Resort Phuket Review

Phuket is much larger than many people think, and is actually an entire island in Southern Thailand, with several different towns on it.  The largest is Phuket Town, in the center/east of the island.  Most of the bigger resorts are on the west side of the island, which has nicer… Read more »

YWW Does East Asia: Trip Report Part 6: From Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket on Thai Airways Business Class

Thai Airways Flt. 551, Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok, A330, Business Class, 1h25 min Thai Airways Flt. 215, Bangkok to Phuket, A330, Business Class, 1h20 min After a lovely few days in Vietnam, it was time to head to Thailand.  We checked out in the early morning, and headed… Read more »