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Postcards from Thailand

The next few posts will be from Thailand, where I’m currently travelling.

My colleague summed it up perfectly when she said that it’s amazing how in just 10 hours, you can be in a completely different world. And if you’ve never been to Thailand, Bangkok certainly feels that way: old and new jostle side by side – historic temples and palaces are just as common as glistening skyscrapers and the neon lights of the famous Khaosan Road.

Currently, our world is revolving around the Praya Palazzo Hotel in Bangkok. It’s the perfect mix of old world glamour and modern luxury.

Only recently opened, it’s a 17 room mansion that has been converted into a boutique hotel. ┬áSituated in the heart of Bangkok on the banks of the Chaopraya River, access is mainly by boat. This is one of many gems that are on Surreal holidays books.

Thai owned, and specialising only in bespoke tours of Thailand, they have very kindly put together the itinerary that I’ll be talking about. ┬áNext post will be a trip to the oyster and clam farms of Samut Songkram.

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