You’ve no doubt heard Thais using kráp (men) and kâ (women) in everyday conversation. Yet despite their apparent simplicity, understanding these words and when you should use them isn’t entirely straightforward. Most people don’t know that kráp and kâ do not directly translate to any word in the English language. They are politeness particles, added…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
Also known as Elephant Island, due to its shape, Koh Chang is one of the largest Thai islands in the Gulf of Thailand. Sitting approximately 300 kilometers east of Bangkok, in the province of Trat, this island is beaming with powdery white sand, clear waters, and coral reefs. Aside from the beaches, rainforests and mountains…Read More
If you’re traveling to Thailand for a holiday, or planning on living there for work or retirement, one of your first considerations will be money – primarily exchanging it, and withdrawing it at ATMs in Thailand. In this post I’ll break it all down for you, so that you won’t ever get caught short without…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.
Planning a trip to Thailand can make your head spin. Where should you visit, what should you pack, do you need a Visa? The questions can be endless. This guide has you covered in all areas.
This a live post that will be updated regularly to report the latest news on the Coronavirus in Thailand. The global COVID-19 outbreak may affect your travel to Thailand, so check back regularly if you have a holiday booked. Latest Thailand Coronavirus updates: Thursday 20th August: Any foreigner holding a Thai Elite visa is eligible…Read More
The tiny island of Koh Larn sits in the Gulf of Thailand, about 7.5km from the Pattaya Beach coastline. Also known as Coral Island, it is the closest island to Bangkok and well worth a visit. In this post, I’ll walk you through everything you need to know to plan your trip.