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Have you heard of this sleepy town in Southern Thailand? | Photo story by HandZaround

Have you heard of this sleepy town in Southern Thailand? | Photo story by HandZaround

'The pastel colours of the buildings were mixing with the pale blue sky. The city looked like it was once alive but it was now getting old and slow. It was falling asleep. Tired after the journey and intense trips of the last couple of weeks, we felt like we fitted right in here. (...)'

Ending Up In Bangkok's Hospital & Why We Think This Travel Insurance Is Best For Backpackers

Ending Up In Bangkok's Hospital & Why We Think This Travel Insurance Is Best For Backpackers

'I woke up with sore chest. I looked under my t-shirt and the little red mark I first noticed two days ago, was now so big, red and swollen (...). The hospital felt more like a luxurious hotel, than a place where they deal with patients. (...) We had to pay for the registration, initial basic tests, doctor's appointment and antibiotics!' aka Why you really DO NEED travel insurance?

8 Tips About Long-Term Budget Travel in Asia | HandZaround

8 Tips About Long-Term Budget Travel in Asia | HandZaround

Many people ask us 'how do we do that?', how do we organise ourselves and what do we live for? The answer is quite complex and definitely not simple, but we decided to try and answer these questions nonetheless at the same time trying to inspire you with our tips about long-term budget travel through Asia.

Made in Thailand: Inside Bangkok's Pop Culture

Made in Thailand: Inside Bangkok's Pop Culture

To understand more about what’s hidden beneath Bangkok’s streets and tourist attractions, we reached out to Ark Saroj, one of the fathers of an event for ‘the misfits of Bangkok’...we will never forget that, that's for sure!

6 Months - 9 Countries - 33 Cities...

6 Months - 9 Countries - 33 Cities...

...19 Buses - 10 Flights - 7 Trains - 1 Road Trip !
We can't believe it's been 6 months on the road already... We decided to gather our favourite encounters and share them with you - we hope it will inspire you to get out there and see the world for yourself!

HandZaround Koh Phangan - Photographs and Short Film

HandZaround Koh Phangan - Photographs and Short Film

Koh Phangan is generally known as an island of Full Moon Parties. We discovered this little piece of paradise from a different perspective. Check out our photographs and a short film!

Made In Thailand: Who's behind Phuket's resplendent art collective?

Made In Thailand: Who's behind Phuket's resplendent art collective?

In a new interview, Ids from the Drawing Room, helps us understand what’s contemporary Thai art scene like and how he reappropriates traditional art in today’s modern world.

 

Before You Go on Phi Phi Island Tour ...

Before You Go on Phi Phi Island Tour ...

Read about our tour (and how we got tricked) to Phi Phi islands near Phuket in Thailand...we don't regret it though! See it for yourself - the views were stunning!

Preparations or Celebrations? Celebrations of Phuket Old Town Festival in Photographs.

Preparations or Celebrations? Celebrations of Phuket Old Town Festival in Photographs.

Phuket surprised us with its amazing 'Phuket Old Town Festival' happening from the 2nd to the 4th of February 2017.
In the previous post we shared with you the behind the scenes of the festival. 
In this post you can see what the actual festival looked like...food stalls, balloons, lots and lots of people, and most of all, tradition mixing with the contemporary inventions!

Preparations or Celebrations? Preparations for Phuket Old Town Festival in Photographs.

Preparations or Celebrations? Preparations for Phuket Old Town Festival in Photographs.

Phuket surprised us with its amazing 'Phuket Old Town Festival' happening from the 2nd to the 4th of February 2017. Check out the photographs from the preparations and stay tuned for the photos of the festival itself coming in the next post!