Bordering four other countries, Thailand is not only very accessible but it is also very well known as the hub of South East Asia. North to south the sheer contrasts are absolutely mind blowing, from mountainous jungles and serene lakes to the hustle and bustle of Bangkok or the famous full moon party on Koh Phangan!
For most backpackers Thailand is way at the top of the list, an incredible country full of amazing sights, which has been adored by countless travellers for many years.
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Culture Dress Code & Fashion In Thailand people tend to pay extra attention to being dressed appropriately. It is important to respect this and to try to follow the Thai’s example. Don’t rock round town with your top off or in a bikini. Once you are down on the beaches it’s not a problem. When it comes to footwear – …
Hostels, Hotels & Guesthouses All around Thailand there are a wide range of hostels to choose from – prices for a dorm room start anywhere from 100THB a night to 1000THB a night, where hotels are a little bit pricier averaging from 1000THB to up to 5000THB per night. Tips on choosing accommodation… Online Reviews The best way to go …
Elephants Elephants are Thailand’s national animal, they used to be on the old flag and even today claim the name of the most popular beer in Thailand! Chiang! Some western animal rights groups have argued that tourists should not visit any elephant treks or camps due to the inhumane and cruel treatment of animals that some of these camps implement. This is …
Depending on where you are getting your information, you may hear/read slightly different things regarding weather and seasons, this is because the climate and seasons vary slightly depending on where you are in the country. Please don’t take any weather forecast as certain, Thailand’s weather is unpredictable – it could be boiling hot one minute then pouring down with monsoon rain …
The Pad Thai is a traditional favourite with backpackers – it consists of noodles, fried egg and fried vegetables with some soy sauce and cashew nuts. If you have a sweet tooth, definitely dive into some mango and sticky rice, the perfect stomach filler at any occasion! Vegetarian food Although some of Thailand’s most traditional meals contain meat there is …
As well as Thailand being an amazing country with much to offer for all sorts of travelers, it is also a haven for nature lovers. They can rejoice in it’s beautiful beaches and astonishing landscapes. Party animals won’t find a better nightlife than the one in Bangkok! Foodies can treat their palates to the delicious Thai cuisine and backpackers find …Continue reading
Are you like me and love to travel for the food? I also include tips on how to indulge in the local cuisine without putting on the pounds. The following is not professional advice- just based on my own experience finding a balance between health and pleasure while traveling around the globe. 1. Commit to 15 Morning Minutes …Continue reading
#1. Prioritize One day I went for coffee with my friend and she asked me how I could afford to travel so much. My friend asked me this question as she sipped her $7 coffee while wearing name brand jeans and carrying a designer purse. I pointed out to her that just her coffee alone is more than I have …Continue reading