Darren C (BlogDaz)

42 Flips | 10 Magazines | 1 Follower | @DarrenCBlogDaz | British ex-pat, husband, father, offshore worker and blogger, living in Pattaya since the new millennium.

Walking Street Before the Party Starts

Walking Street Pattaya is better known for it’s neon lights than the light of day. By day Walking Street is a stark contrast to the bump and grind of …

Thailand’s Photo With Animal Obsession

From zoos to beer bars, it seems there is always an opportunity to have your photo taken with an animal in Thailand. After stars such as Rihanna …

Gazing Ladyboy

I think the somewhat forlorn gaze of the lady-boy makes this photo. I almost felt inspired enough to try a little poetry, almost.

21 Signs You've Spent Too Much Time In Thailand

Well technically, you could never, ever spend too much time in Thailand. The country is chock-full of intricate temples, pristine islands, and mysterious caverns.<p>Here's how to tell if you're turning the corner from Thai tourist to Thai local.<p><b>1. You prefer motorbikes to minivans.</b><p>In Thailand, you …

Pattaya Ladyboy Strikes a Pose

Despite mass media coverage, countless books and documentaries, Thailand’s lady-boys are still a bit of an unexplained<p>Miss Terrymystery. This photo …

Pretty | Suzuki | Thailand Motorbike Festival 2013 | CentralWorld | Bangkok

7 adventures in Thailand you shouldn’t miss

<b>Features:</b> Famous for bolted sport climbing with challenging, overhanging routes and bouldering opportunities in caves, shorelines, and on sea stacks …

ฺBoat Thailand

Bar Girls

This article is about Thai Bar Girls, specifically Thai bar girls working in Pattaya, but it’s relevant to Thai girls working as bar girls anywhere …

101 Things to Do in Thailand

Written by: Rebecca Root<p>Thailand is pretty much the most popular gap year destination in the world, and for good reason. There’s so much to do there, …

In pictures: Thailand's female monks

<b>Nakhon Pathom, Thailand -</b> For more than seven centuries, Buddhist women have not been allowed to become ordained in Thailand. The last <i>bhikkhunis</i> - female Buddhist monks - died in the 13th century, and men took a predominant position in Thailand's Theravada brand of Buddhism.<p>Chatsumarn Kabilsingh …

In Thailand, a sanctuary for mistreated elephants

Elephants roam the Elephant Nature Park in northern Thailand.<p>The Elephant Nature Park is home to 35 chang (the Thai word for “elephant”). They came here disabled from abuse in the logging or tourism industries. Washington Post reporter Lillian Cunningham captured images from inside the haven, which …

Street Art in Thailand

I am a big fan of street art. It can be the size of a stamp or covering a whole building – when I see something I like, I stop and get my camera out. …

Drink, drugs and tears: Uncompromising picture portrait of Thailand's monthly Full Moon Party which has become a rite of passage for Western backpackers

By<p><i>The Full Moon Party has become a rite of passage for young Westerners travelling to Thailand - but these pictures reveal the event is not</i> …

Thailand

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underwater life of poda island, thailand photo

Elephant Water Fight for Songkran Festival in Thailand

A tourist reacts as an elephant sprays her with water in celebration of the Songkran water festival in Thailand's Ayutthaya province, April 9, 2014. …

DEEP WATER SOLOING - Railay, Thailand

8 ways to get utterly off the beaten track in Thailand

THAILAND IS A MAJOR TRAVEL DESTINATION, and as a result much of its once-untouched landscape and island culture has been modernized and resort-ified. …

Asia Travel

How to see elephants responsibly on your trip to Thailand

SINCE THE OLD KINGDOM OF SIAM, elephants have been an enduring symbol of Thai culture, religion, and royal power. They’ve been used by kings in …

Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Sua) - Krabi, Thailand

Dine in a floating tree pod in Thailand | SoCawlege

7 reasons Thailand is the best place to practice voluntourism

IT DOESN’T SURPRISE ME that Thailand is one of the most popular voluntourism destinations in the world. Travelers can sign on with projects geared …

My Daily Budget in Thailand

I’m in Ayutthaya and prices here seem to be about average, so I thought this would be a good place to break down a day’s expenses and share some tips …

Thailand’s 10 Most Beautiful Beaches

1. Phulay Bay<p>Set amongst lush jungles and dramatic limestone karsts, this bay on the Andaman Sea offers abundant opportunities for kicking back, …

Beaches

Breathtaking Snorkeling in Thailand

Posted on Jan 26, 2014<p>Thailand is known within Asia and around the world for its <b>breathtaking beauty.</b> Thailand’s beauty is highlighted in its heavenly …

Thailand

Photo Essay: Things to do on Islands of Thailand

<b>50</b> Flares <b>50</b> Flares ×<p>Thailand is home to clusters of coastal islands in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Siam. Only the middle part of the Siam gulf is …