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Arriving at Suvarnabhumi Airport

Arriving at Suvarnabhumi Airport

Suvarnabhumi is a BIG airport. Not particularly attractive, but it works. I figure, though, that for first time visitors it can be a bit overwhelming. Lots of signs in English – indeed, a former Thai PM once remarked that with so much English signage around it didn’t feel like Thailand – but not so much … Continue reading Arriving at Suvarnabhumi Airport

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Moving back to the ‘centre’

Philip Glazebrook, in his rather wonderful travel book, Journey to Kars, made the point that if you come to a capital through its surrounding provinces, the contrast allows you to appreciate its qualities in a way that flying from one capital city to another doesn’t. So, flying from London to Sofia you might think Sofia … Continue reading Moving back to the ‘centre’