At first sights you’re introduced to a mash up of brightly coloured taxis void of seatbelts, lady boys that Scottish girls are most talented at picking out and armed soldiers (I was there for the coup d’état of 2014), but if one takes a step back they’ll see what I’m talking about, Bangkok, an urban experience I’ll never forget. Thailand was a dream destination for me, for reasons I’m still sketchy about, and it was my joy to finally make the trip. Was it a regret, my answer is ‘no’, but if you’re going to head over there then I say confidently that you will be drained by the end of it. Thailand was the most exhausting trip I’ve ever taken, but yet again, no regrets. Was embarrassed that I overlooked the fact I was going to the northern hemisphere in case anyone was interested.
After overcoming some vicious jetlag courtesy of Thai Airways (FLY WITH THEM!!!), getting to know everyone else on the tour and answering what I now call mandatory ‘How do you cope with the deadly creatures in Australia?’ questions, we got to know the city. Bangkok is pretty interesting and there was so much to get used to; the culture shock will rear its head the moment you leave the airport, so it’s my advice that you go with the flow. Not everywhere is like the west. However, I am a merciful Sheep, and so I will give you a few tips