Thailand Travel Guides

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Best Places to Visit in Thailand.

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Thailand Koh Samet Guide

 From Bangkok Thailand, it can take a whole day to get to the islands in the south. Instead of wasting time in transit, try closer to the capital and look no further than the white sands of [...]

My culture shock in Bangkok

Transport in Bangkok The 17th of november I took a plane from Perth to Thailand for a short trip. I planned to meet up with a friend who I met at the East coast of Australia. The airport Don [...]

Krabi: The Vacation Paradise

Tropical beaches, parties, bachelor’s paradise, crowds are probably some of the words that would come to your mind when you think of Thailand because those are the words that came to my mind when [...]

Pai: Northern Thailand

So you have decided to do a Southeast Asian adventure, great! There are so many options it can be hard to downsize the limitless stream of possibilities on what to do. As a fellow backpacker, I [...]

Bangkok: Exploring the Land of Smiles

Thailand is known as the “land of smiles”. Stepping into the land of smiles can bring a smile to others. I, for one, have experienced the excitement of coming to the city of Bangkok in Thailand. [...]

A Trip to The Land Of Smiles: Phuket

When it comes to traveling in South East Asia, Thailand is one of the countries that will definitely come in your mind first. For me also it was the same. Thailand is known for its lovely beaches [...]

A Weekend in Pattaya City

I must have only been one week into my Thailand travels when I first heard about Pattaya. It was a place that seemed to carry nothing but connotations of disgust and dread and I was told to avoid [...]

Welcome to Koh Tao a divers dream

If you’re anything like me, the thought of scuba diving is a little bit nerve racking, I mean, humans were built to walk on land, not breathe underwater! But when you step off the ferry [...]

Thailand: Discover Bangkok

Thailand is one of the most popular destinations in Southeast Asia. Blue water, tropical vibes, and jungle adventures are probably what you have in mind. And you should not miss them! I’ve [...]

First time in Thailand, 2016/2017

I have to admit that Thailand was not actually my ‘dream destination’, I never actually thought about it. But anyway, all those good reviews and stories made me thinking. Soon, my [...]

Eating in Pai, Thailand

One of the main reasons I love to travel so much is the food!  Every country, every culture, expresses itself in the myriad of ingredients, spices and herbs they use in their cuisine.  Food is a [...]

762 Turns to Pai, Thailand

When beginning my journey to and around Southeast Asia, one word was repeated over and over again: “Pai.”  I heard it from the 20 something year old sitting next to me on my flight [...]

Seeking adventures in Chiang Mai

After several weeks touring temples, citing out cities and packing our bags every other day; we were ready to take a breather in the great outdoors. Chiang Mai, being surrounded by luscious, [...]

From Mud to Sky in Bangkok

Some love it. Some hate it. But what it is sure is that your first impression of Bangkok can quickly change, unexpectedly. The capital of Thailand is iridescent. You can look at it from the top [...]

Twelve Hours in Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan is my favourite place in Thailand. I love the relaxed vibe and numerous cats, chickens, dogs, and buffalos, the delicious food, idyllic beaches, lush jungle, and balmy temperatures. [...]


I’m a sucker for cheap tickets. So, when Swiss Air had a sale on their Singapore to Bangkok flights, I immediately told my friends about it and of course, booked our tickets. That time, I no [...]

Kayaking on the river Kwai

Brief introduction. Hello, vast world of readers. My name is Wayne and you get the joy (I hope) of reading my first article. A few years ago I was getting kind of bored of the mundane life of the [...]

Budget Beach Bum In Lamai

Wrong side of the coast I always seem to forget how much I love the beach when I am not there, I spend most of my time on Bali in Ubud, and the nearest decent beach is almost an hours scooter [...]

How to plan your trip to Thailand

How to plan your trip to Thailand Can you put it on a map? – A Geography lesson A place of wonder, Thailand has become the sweetheart of backpackers all around the world. Temples, [...]

Around Phuket in 3 days!

PHUKET, THAILAND After a sweltering hot dry summer, all we could think of was a beach-side holiday. Checking out various options, the Phuket beaches in Thailand were just what we needed. [...]

Koh Phangan : The Highlights

Koh Phangan: Home to the Full Moon Party. After visiting Koh Phangan for the full moon party back in 2015, I went back a year later to find the island was a lot more exciting than I had thought! [...]

Ayutthaya: The Lost City of Siam

Bangkok is the busy and modern capital of the Kingdom of Thailand. With its skyscrapers, elevated Skytrain, underground MRT and different infrastructure, it is hard to imagine how the kingdom [...]

Bangkok: What to do & things to see

There is only one way to describe Bangkok – chaotic. In its full form it is an absolute tangle of people, tuk-tuks, and the ever-constant sound of streets filled to the brim with music and [...]

Detoxing in Patong.

Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand. Detox. Not two words you would expect to see in one sentence. It seems it would be an impossible task given the soaring number of moonshine buckets, ping pong [...]

Mesmerizing Phuket

An absolute no-miss destination if you’re planning a trip to Amazing Thailand. Set in the arms of Andaman Sea this sweet island will make you fall in love with your better half, your family [...]

Living in Bangkok

Bangkok is a city you either love or hate – there’s no in-between. It’s known for it’s crazy nightlife, stunning lady-boy’s, ping-pong shows and constant bumper to [...]

Koh Phi Phi: Five Sites to See

Koh Phi Phi is on every backpacker’s list of sites to see in Thailand. The reason for this is easy to pinpoint because even if people don’t realize, the image of Maya Bay has become [...]

Thailand: The Wayfarer

I have to start this article with a bit of honesty. As Thailand was the first place I traveled to it holds a special place in my heart. So I may be a little bias as it has completely changed my [...]

Thailand: Hidden Treehouse Experience

If you thought Thailand was just islands, sun and incredible beaches, you’ll be surprised to learn that it’s so much more than that. 12 hours north of Bangkok is a city called Chiang [...]

Bangkok through locals.

First step in Thailand, Bangkok. Staying or passing by Bangkok? Be ready! Here are some tips to discover the Asian capital city smoothly.   Before coming to South East Asia, I’ve heard [...]

Inspiration named Thailand

 (1st of the stories from Asian soil) Introduction Before I start talk how the time I spent on Asian soil inspired me, I want to make some introduction. The moment I started work on this stories [...]

Thailand: Full Moon Party Solo

The Full Moon Party in Thailand is on every backpacker and travellers to do list especially those doing the South East Asia loop. I recently attended the Full Moon Party solo and below is an [...]

Pai: A Slice of Heaven

A Breath of Fresh Air! After the bright lights of Phuket, the blasting music of Phi Phi, and the beeping horns of Bangkok we wound our way around the Mae Hong Son hills completely oblivious of [...]

A Pattaya Travel Guide

Thailand has no shortage of vacationers, backpackers and expats. However, many travelers miss one of the most exciting and unusual places in both the country, as well as the world: the city of [...]

Fascinating Hua Hin, Thailand

Hua Hin, a district of Thailand. About 3 hours road trip from Bangkok, Thailand’s capital. There is no airport in Hua Hin, however, train is another option to reach to Hua Hin directly, but [...]

The Beach Bum’s Guide to Phuket

Phuket, Thailand was an ideal place to grow up. I walked my dogs to the beach in the afternoon to watch the postcard sunset. On the same beach, the nearby hotel would walk their baby elephant, [...]

My first meeting with Thailand

Ten days in Thailand From Denmark to Bangkok It is november the 4th. I am sitting on Starbucks in Copenhagen airport, waiting for my two friends. 8 months ago we decided to travel around in our [...]

Phuket Island

First up: Phuket Island! It was a few years ago when I decided to leave Italy and start travelling around the world. I was tired of working everyday in the same office, scared to get trapped into [...]

How to avoid scams in Thailand

Thailand is a very beautiful country and everyone can find something interesting there. If you love mountains and wild life, the North Thailand has to offer to you beautiful forested mountains [...]