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With a boheme outlook on life, Dawn loves exploring and immersing herself in all sorts of weird and wonderful adventures. Coupled with a persevering fondness for sharing all her quirky finds, Dawn has a passion for documenting her adventures through her photos and writing. When not busy working away on her MacBook, you will find Dawn going on more adventures, or simply cuddling up to her darling cat, Nyx.
Latest Posts | By Dawn Pillay
10 Affordable hotels in Khao Kho to enjoy great views of the sea of clouds under $78
3 months ago

10 Affordable hotels in Khao Kho to enjoy great views of the sea of clouds under $78

By  •  Phetchabun

Written by: Dawn Pillay Co-Written by: Shannon Osztonits If you’re anything like me and love a good wintery mountain vacation…. AND, you’re looking for an inexpensive destination….. Consider Khao …
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9 Hotels to stay at Sukhumvit, Bangkok under $53 with balcony, city view and near Thong Lo, Phrom Phong, Asok, Nana BTS Station
3 months ago

9 Hotels to stay at Sukhumvit, Bangkok under $53 with balcony, city view and near Thong Lo, Phrom Phong, Asok, Nana BTS Station

By  •  Bangkok

For those who want to stay away from Pratunam, and don’t really want to be based amidst the crowded shopping central area – Sukhumvit is your next best option. Trivia: …
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6 Reasons to shop at Sai Tai Mai Center Night Market in Bangkok
4 months ago

6 Reasons to shop at Sai Tai Mai Center Night Market in Bangkok

By  •  Bangkok

Trust us when we say that this is a super secret local place, that only locals in the know, really know about. (We were the only foreigners at the night …
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10 Tips for all travellers dreaming of going to Khao Yai!
8 months ago

10 Tips for all travellers dreaming of going to Khao Yai!

Khao Yai is one of the most picturesque regions that the beautiful Thailand has to offer, and the best news is that it’s only located a short 3 hours’ drive …
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7 reasons to bring your kids to Cafe Farm (บ้าน๑,๐๐๐ไม้cafe’&farm) in Bangkok, a family-friendly farm cafe
8 months ago

7 reasons to bring your kids to Cafe Farm (บ้าน๑,๐๐๐ไม้cafe’&farm) in Bangkok, a family-friendly farm cafe

By  •  Bangkok

If you’re in Bangkok with the kids, it’s worth a trip down to Cafe Farm (บ้าน๑,๐๐๐ไม้cafe’&farm) where you get to not just eat, but explore and play too. Is it …
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5D4N Family Itinerary to Bangkok and Hua Hin for shopping and a fun family beach vacation!
9 months ago

5D4N Family Itinerary to Bangkok and Hua Hin for shopping and a fun family beach vacation!

By  •  Bangkok

True story, I was planning a family vacation and it was a struggle to manage the family’s needs. I wanted to shop, someone else wanted to play and relax by …
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10 places to find local Thai durian and durian desserts in Bangkok
9 months ago

10 places to find local Thai durian and durian desserts in Bangkok

By  •  Bangkok

If you’re Malaysian or Singaporean, you’ve definitely sampled durians from Malaysia – Golden Pillow (Jin Zhen Tou), D24, Mao Shan Wang, Hong Xia, and more. We all have a certain …
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5D4N Romantic Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai itinerary for couples
9 months ago

5D4N Romantic Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai itinerary for couples

By  •  Chiang Mai

A wise person (my partner) once told me, “Couples who want to last, need to learn how to enjoy being bored together.” #truestory We should learn to enjoy being together …
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5 reasons to dine at the beautiful Chom Cafe & Restaurant in Chiang Mai
10 months ago

5 reasons to dine at the beautiful Chom Cafe & Restaurant in Chiang Mai

By  •  Chiang Mai

What was your favourite Disney movie as a kid? The Little Mermaid? Lion King? Or perhaps…. Peter Pan? As a kid, I always adored Tinkerbell and how adorably devilish she …
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11 Must-try local food in Chiang Mai
10 months ago

11 Must-try local food in Chiang Mai

By  •  Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is one destination that will constantly surprise you with hidden gems at every corner. From its art and culture, to the scenic mountains, lovely weather, cool night markets …
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