Ultimate Guide to Khao Lak – BEST Things To Do and See

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 luxury resorts and spas. Getting to Khao Lak from Bangkok Bangkok is 766 km from Khao Lak. The quickest and most … Read more

Bangkok To Koh Samet (Best/Cheapest Way)

In this guide, we outline the various ways of getting to Koh Smaet, including the quickest and easiest options. Located 200km southeast of Bangkok, Koh Samet is a small island that can be reached by boat from one of the piers in Ban Phe, Rayong. To get to Ban Phe from Bangkok, you can choose … Read more

Is There Uber in Thailand? (with 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 its Asian operations to Singapore-based competitor Grab.  As part of the deal, Uber now owns a 27.5% stake in Grab. Uber started operating in Thailand in 2014 … Read more

How Big Is Bangkok Compared to Other Cities (Population and More)

Are you curious about the size of the vibrant Thai capital, Bangkok, and how it compares to other major cities worldwide? Look no further, as this article will provide you with an overview of its size, highlighting both similarities and differences with other urban centers around the world. City Population Size Bangkok 10+ million 1,569 … Read more

What To Do in Bangkok in The Morning

They say Bangkok is a 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. Suggested Morning activities Cook the Thai way Learn to cook and … Read more

Is Thai Food Vegan? Vegan Friendly Thai Dishes (Insider)

I changed my diet to vegan while living in Bangkok and found out the hard way that most Thai food isn’t vegan. Although with a little insider knowledge, it’s possible to order delicious strictly vegan Thai food. Vegetarian Thai dishes may seem vegan but usually have non-vegan ingredients such as fish sauce or shrimp paste. … Read more

Getting to Ayutthaya From Bangkok – 5 Travel Options

Let’s explore the different ways to get to Ayutthaya and start planning your adventure in this historical city. Ayutthaya is conveniently located just a short distance from Bangkok, and various transportation options are available, including private cars, taxi cabs or minivans, tour groups, trains, and buses. If you prefer a more comfortable and convenient journey, … Read more

Where to Fly Into Thailand (BEST International Airports)

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This guide outlines the various airport options for flying into Thailand. Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) is the best way to fly to Thailand due to its extensive selection of international and domestic routes and easy access to Bangkok, the country’s capital. Airport Overview Airport Close to Great for Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) or Don Mueang … Read more