Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand

When planning our trip to Thailand, and after hearing so much about animal exploitation and cruelty there, we wanted to make sure we paid a visit to a proper animal sanctuary.  A friend recommended the Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT).  We decided to give it a go….

WFFT is a charitable organisation fully dependant on donations and income from their volunteer programme and tours.

The sanctuary offer a full day, or half day tour.  We opted for the full day tour, which included hotel transfers, an elephant walk and shower, and a buffet lunch. We paid 2,100 baht in 2016.

www.wfft.org

 

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Christmas Day Away – With Kids

Christmas Day Away

People think we are mad taking a young child away on holiday over the Christmas period. What about visiting family on Christmas day, Santa, Christmas dinner. Eastenders Christmas day special, they ask?

The aim of this blog post, is to show anyone considering having Christmas away from home, that it isn’t the end of the world for family back home. Santa can still pay a visit, everywhere we’ve been served food, and there’s always BBC iPlayer to catch up on ‘Who done it?’ .

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Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Snowy morning

Our visit to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum wasn’t planned. However, we were due to meet up with friends who live in Boston, and between us we had three kids under the age of five to entertain.  We woke up to ankle deep snow, therefore our outdoor plans were quickly cancelled.  We did a google search of what was available in the area, and the museum seemed like the best bet..

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Thailand Family Adventure – Longest Journey

During our trip around Thailand, we needed to get from Krabi to Hua Hin.  One option available was to fly to Bangkok, then make our way back down to Hua Hin, but where is the fun in that! We were on a family adventure, and the thought of the overnight train was an experience we didn’t want to miss.   I can’t recall how much this cost us in total, but it was definitely cheaper than flying.

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