ASQ stands for Alternative State Quarantine. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you must currently go through a quarantine period when you arrive in Thailand. There is a list of approved ASQ hotels to choose from, which you must pay for. On April 1, 2021, Thailand reduced the mandatory quarantine-on-arrival period from 14 days (15 nights)…Read More
All long-stay Thai visas have a 90-day reporting requirement. This means that once you have entered Thailand and had your visa stamped, you will be required to report to an immigration office and produce some paperwork within 90 days of your stay. In this FAQ, I’ll run through exactly why you need to do this,…Read More
Despite the on-going COVID-19 situation, an increasing number of foreign nationals are being allowed back to Thailand. All those returning, however, are required to have a COVID-19 travel insurance policy, with protection of at least $100,000 USD (3.5 million THB). In this FAQ, I’ll cover all the commonly asked questions regarding the requirements and give…Read More
You may be a little apprehensive about solo female travel. Taking off on your own to a distant land is a big deal. Whether it’s your first time going to Thailand or whether you’ve been before, it’s likely that family and friends are worrying you with stories they’ve read, or simply their own fears and…Read More
When planning your trip to Laos, be that from Thailand or any other country, you’ll need to consider how to manage your spending money. The reason for this is that Laos Kip, US Dollars, and Thai Baht are all accepted currencies in Laos. Chinese Yuan can also be used in some areas of the country,…Read More
The Bangkok Mass Transit System, commonly known as the Skytrain or BTS, is the most efficient means of transportation in in Bangkok. Since 1999 the BTS has been helping Bangkokians and tourists alike hop easily from one station to another Aside from convenience and speed, fares are cheap compared to other transport modes, and of…Read More
If you want to enjoy Bangkok without the hassle of carrying your luggage around, there are a number of storage options to choose from – and all very reasonably priced. Even if you want to stash your luggage somewhere for a few days, or even a week while you hop over to Laos of Cambodia…Read More
Located 450km northeast of Bangkok, the province of Khon Kaen is considered one of the big four (cities) of Isan. Its humble beginnings date back to the 12th century when the Khmer empire expanded its territory across the northeast of Thailand, creating numerous towns and cities.