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How to Get to Asiatique The Riverfront in Bangkok

Along the Chao Phraya river beside Wat Rat Singkhon sits Asiatique The Riverfront, a large outdoor community area for shopping, dining, and entertainment.  Opened in April 2012, Asiatique consists of more than 1000 shops and 30 restaurants housed in renovated warehouses along the longest promenade in Thailand.  The buildings resemble colonial-style architecture because, during the […]

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Watch Disney+ in Thailand – Price & How-Tos

Disney Plus was released in Thailand on the 30th of June 2021 under the Asia region branding of Disney+ Hotstar. The service is available to Thai or ex-pat customers with a mobile phone number on networks AIS, TrueMove, and DTAC. Prices range from 99 THB monthly to 799 THB yearly. The regional service includes all […]

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Using ATMs in Thailand – Rates, Limits, and More

Want to withdraw cash from a bank while you’re in Thailand with a foreign ATM card? This article will guide you through the process. What ATM cards work in Thailand Thailand banks accept foreign ATM debit/credit cards from major suppliers such as VISA, Mastercard, American Express (AMEX), and UnionPay.  Supported card types: VISA Mastercard American […]

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Ultimate Guide to Khao Lak – What to do and Where to Stay

Khao Lak facing the Andaman Sea in Phang Nga Province is 102 km from Phuket.  The Khao Lak coastline has developed into an ideal getaway location with its quiet untouched sandy beaches and numerous selection luxury resorts and spas. Getting to Khao Lak from Bangkok Bangkok is 766 km from Khao Lak. The quickest and […]

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How to Get to Koh Samet From Bangkok

Ready for a weekend break to Koh Samet, one of the loveliest islands within driving distance of Bangkok? This guide will help you find your way from Bangkok to Koh Samet. Koh Samet is a small island in the southeastern part of Thailand located 200km from Bangkok city. Getting to the island requires a boat […]

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3 Ways To Watch Netflix In Thailand

Want to get your Netflix fix while traveling or living in Thailand? This easy, helpful guide will show you how. 1. Watch Netflix in Thailand with a local subscription Netflix has been available in Thailand from January 2016.  Since then it has steadily increased its offering of well-known blockbuster titles as-well-as local Thai and Asain […]

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Is Uber Available in Thailand? Best Alternatives

What happened to Uber in Thailand, and what are the best alternatives? Uber is no longer available in Thailand.  It ceased business in April 2018 after selling off it’s Asian operations to Singapore-based competitor Grab.  As part of the deal, Uber now owns a 27.5% stake in Grab. Uber Thailand operated since 2014 but had […]

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How is Bangkok Compared to Other Major Cities

Have you ever wondered how the Thai capital Bangkok compares with other major cities around the world? I researched the similarities and differences to see how Bangkok holds up. City Population Size Bangkok 8.2+ million 1,569 km² New York 8.3+ million 783.8 km² London 8.9 million 1,572 km² Seattle 740+ thousand 217 km² Singapore 5.6+ […]

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What is Bangkok Really Like? An Expats Prospective

Welcome to Bangkok, one of the most densely populated cities in the world, but what is Bangkok like to visit or live? Bangkok is a cosmopolitan metropolis with bad traffic, heatwaves, and lots to experience. It has a unique charm that attracts explorers from around the globe who come to sample its many wonders. Transportation […]

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What To Do in Bangkok in The Morning

They say Bangkok is the city that never sleeps so what activities can you do in the early morning? Most attractions, restaurants, and malls in Bangkok are not open until 10 am although there is still plenty to do before the city comes alive. What to do and where to go in Bangkok in the […]