Accor Loyalty Program
Accor Loyalty Program (Le Club) In addition to being a member of Accor Le Club, I'm a member of a number of hotel loyalty programs (some used more than others) and unsurprising they follow pretty much the same model – the more nights you stay results in the more points you accumulate resulting in benefits to you. Following that same model, points expire after...
Speak Thai - (Sa-peak Thai Mai)
OK, I should start by apologising to some degree for the topic description which might appear on first impression to be an attempt to make fun of Thai speakers. To be honest, you would have more ammunition making fun of me listening to my monotone Australian accent speaking Thai let alone my attempts to properly pronounce Thai words. I wouldn't say...
Thailand Gambling Scam
The Gambling Scam A few years ago, I experienced the preliminary stage of a gambling scam. While walking along Sukhumvit in Bangkok opposite the Landmark Hotel, I stopped outside a store to window shop and then briefly paused further just to observe the passing of life before moving on. Thinking back on it, I wonder if I looked lost...
Timeshare Scam
The Falang Timeshare Scam in Thailand I encountered this timeshare scam on my one and only visit to Phuket while walking down a quiet soi one morning heading to Patong beach. As you can imagine with all the time I've spent in Thailand and only going to Phuket once, I'm not a big fan of the place and didn't really find my...
7 Essential Tips - Travelling in Thailand
7 Essential Tips You Need to Know Holidaying in Thailand When I get asked by someone intending to do their first trip to Thailand or discussing holidaying in Thailand, these are the 7 essential tips I tell them. Surprisingly, some of these tips are unknown by people who have been to Thailand before. Someone approaches you Be careful when anybody in Thailand...