Posts about Thailand

Visa run to Bangkok

Friday, 20 March 2009
Balikpapan, Indonesia

I’m flying to Bangkok on Sunday, where I will stay in the Sukhumvit area. I will meet Uno on Monday, after he arrives from Thimpu, Bhutan, and after I have applied for a social visa at the Indonesian embassy. On Thursday 26 March I will be moving my ass down to Jakarta again. Don’t have […]

Bangkok visa run

Tuesday, 27 November 2007
Bangkok, Thailand

On 25 November I went from Jakarta to Bangkok, again with AirAsia, and the purpose of this trip was just to get a new Indonesian visa. The cost of the return flight was Rp 1,400,000 (USD 150). I applied for a so-called social visit visa at the Indonesian embassy on Monday, and picked up the […]

SE Asia: Seventh trip

Sunday, 5 November 2000
Skedsmokorset, Norway

My 7th trip to SE Asia was the longest one so far: I arrived in Singapore on 16 June 1999 on Kuwait Airlines via Kuwait, and left Singapore on 2 November 2000 on Pakistan Airlines, bound for Oslo, via Karachi and Islamabad (I stayed one night in Karachi, sponsed by the airline). During my seventh […]

SE Asia: Fifth trip

Wednesday, 29 July 1998
Trondheim, Norway

I decided upon this trip just a few days before departure, and bought a relatively cheap return ticket with Aeroflot from Oslo to Bangkok via Moscow. Trip duration: 6 to 27 July 1998. Route: Arrival in Bangkok. Bus to Hat Yai, and then to Songkhla, where I found a hotel to stay. I met some […]

SE Asia: First Blood

Sunday, 16 July 1995
Skedsmokorset, Norway

My very first time to set foot outside Europe! It happened when I and my sister Siri arrived in Bangkok on 28 June 1995 during a vacation to Thailand. Our mother Ellen was also supposed to join us, but arrived a few days later due to illness. The whole idea about this trip was not […]