Put down the chopsticks and back away from the poison sushi

“Is there a doctor on board?” The good, bad and ugly of in-flight illness

June 16th, 2010 in Asian travel by Sarah Lee 1

Tucking into my fresh sushi purchased from Bangkok airport I had no idea of the grief it was soon to impart on my body. Food poisoning is never pretty but when you find yourself hogging the toilet at 39,000-ft on a 12-hour flight it’s really unpleasant! But everything in life is an experience and this taught me much about flying.

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Thailand's renowned for idyllic beaches like Railay, Krabi

Deepening Thai troubles scar country

April 28th, 2010 in Asian travel by Terry Lee 0

Thailand’s political situation has been worsening – last year pro-government protesters (yellow shirts) blockaded Bangkok’s airport, halting flights for days. Now it’s anti-government protesters (red shirts) that are shouting loudest and the ensuing civil unrest has resulted in a number of countries, the UK included, warning against all non-essential travel to Thailand.

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