I’m guessing you fall into one of two categories:
A. You're planning a trip through South-East Asia, and Thailand will be a port of call along the way.
B. You are already on your travels and about to begin exploring on Thai soil.
Whether you fall into category A or B, I have devised this page as a rapid-access resource to the posts that I think will be of greatest use to you when traveling in Thailand.
I’ve been living in Thailand for 8 years, and in that time I've traveled to every corner of the Kingdom. From the Laos influenced Northeast to the Malay influenced South, it's such a wonderful country, with a huge diversity of culture.
Using my experience, I'm here to make your travel experience as smooth as possible, so let's get started.
Note: I highly recommend bookmarking this page for easy reference going forward (click “bookmarks” > “bookmark this page” if you’re using Google Chrome).
Choose the Right Backpack in 6 Easy Steps (Solid advice on what will become your best friend)
Get the Best Travel Insurance (Do not forget this!)
The Complete Thailand Weather Guide (Know when to travel & where)
A Geek in Thailand (a superb fast-track guide to Thai culture, past & present)
Thailand Travel 101 (Do it safely & cost-effectively)
Bringing Meds? Know the Laws (Your mom will want you to read this)
Taking the Bus From Thailand to Laos (Border run or trip)
Book train, bus and ferry tickets (Guarantee your seat)
14 Beaches Other Travelers Don't Want You to Find (Get your notepad out)
Karon Beach – Phuket (On the shore video review)
Kata Beach – Phuket (On the shore video review)
21 Things to Do in Pattaya (Other than sit in a go-go)
25 Fun Trips, Tours & Activities (you'll not find a better list, anywhere!)
Klom Thom Market (Awesome market most tourists never find)
Beware! The Grand Palace Scam (Read this. Thank me later)
Wat Thammamongkhon (See a lock of Buddhas real hair – Epic!)
The Grand Palace (History & pics to wet your appetite)
10 Most Luxurious Hotels in Bangkok (Go on, treat yourself for a night)
Charming Hua Hin (Beach-side town 3 hours from Bangkok)
Enchanting Pai (A rite of passage for travelers)
Where to Stay in Chiang Mai (Budget accommodation)
Chiang Mai Elephant Sanctuary (A real eye opener into the truth)
Map of Thailand (Map out your trip province-by-province)
Map of Koh Samui (An awesome map of this epic island)
Map of Isaan (The delightful, unexplored Northeast)
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Thai Culture (The everyday & the strange)
Learn How, Who & When to Wai! (You’ll thank me for this)
Find Out What’s Behind a Thai Smile (All 13 of Them!)
Useful Thai Words:
10 Things You Can Say Other Than “Hello” (Very useful)
Everyday Thai Phrases (Mix with the locals)
Directions & Places in Thai (You will need this!)
Thailand, Tourism & the Truth (Worth seeing before you take flight)
Blood, Sweat & Takeaways (A look beyond the tourist trail)
To read more posts, simply look out for the “related post content” at the end of each post. Alternatively, use the top navigation or search bar on each page.
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Peter – TheThailandlife.com Founder