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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
54 Drugstore skincare and makeup brands and products to shop for at Boots & Watsons in Bangkok
8 months ago

54 Drugstore skincare and makeup brands and products to shop for at Boots & Watsons in Bangkok

By  •  Bangkok

Written by: Dawn Pillay True story: You know that shopaholic scene in movies where someone uses one hand to sweep all the products off the shelf and into her cart? …
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4D3N Bangkok Family Itinerary – Where to eat, shop, stay, play and relax near Pratunam
9 months ago

4D3N Bangkok Family Itinerary – Where to eat, shop, stay, play and relax near Pratunam

By  •  Bangkok

Written by: Dawn Pillay Co-written by: Shannon If you’re looking to take the family on a quick holiday, here’s a useful Bangkok family itinerary for you. Especially for those of …
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15 romantic luxury hotels and villas in Phuket to propose at with private pools, bath tubs and ocean views
11 months ago

15 romantic luxury hotels and villas in Phuket to propose at with private pools, bath tubs and ocean views

By  •  Phuket

Does anyone else feel like its proposal season now, or is it just me? With more and more couples getting engaged these days, I personally know of at least 4 …
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10 Affordable hotels in Khao Kho to enjoy great views of the sea of clouds under $78
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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!
2 years 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
2 years 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!
2 years 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
2 years 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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