Check out our rundown of Phuket nightlife with our favorite 6 bars in Phuket.
Nightlife

Phuket Nightlife: The Top 6 Bars in Phuket

The 6 Best Bars in Phuket for Backpackers Crystal clear waters, pristine white beaches, and cocktail after cocktail. That’s what most people imagine when they think of Phuket. And while you’re guaranteed to relax with gorgeous views, you can’t visit the province without partying! The island is home to everything

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If you're wondering where to stay in Phuket, look no further.
Culture

Choosing Where to Stay in Phuket is All Personal Preference

Figuring Out Where to Stay in Phuket As far as islands go, Phuket is pretty small. It’s only 576 square kilometers, making it slightly smaller than Singapore. Out of Thailand’s 76 provinces, it ranks 75th for size and 65th for population. But despite its humble appearance, Phuket is one of

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Learn what not to pack for Thailand with our super serious guide.
Guides

10 Things You Shouldn’t Pack for Thailand

Things You Absolutely Don’t Need to Pack for Thailand Planning your backpacking trip can be stressful! One google search and you’re suddenly ten blogs in and ten times more confused. That’s part of the reason we created our Secret Packing List. When coming to Thailand, there are essential items that

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Ethical elephant sanctuaries in Thailand for the conscious traveler
Adventures

6 Ethical Elephant Sanctuaries to Visit in Thailand

6 Elephant Sanctuaries in Thailand for the Conscious Traveler Put simply, elephants are cool as shit. It’s no surprise that a major part of visiting Thailand is getting to see them up close and personal! In fact, we’d say any trip lacking elephants was one poorly planned. The animals are

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Watch the sunset in Koh Phangan from one of our favorite viewpoints.
Adventures

6 Places to Watch the Sunset in Koh Phangan

The 6 Best Sunset Viewpoints on Koh Phangan When we say Koh Phangan, you say Full Moon Party. Koh Phangan! Full Moon Party! Koh Phangan! Full Moon Party! Getting absolutely wrecked at the world’s largest beach rave is the reason people visit us here on Thailand’s beautiful east coast. But

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There's tons of things to do on Khao San Road!
Bangkok

How to Spend a Day Around Khao San Road

Things to Do Near Khao San Road Part One: All About Khao San Road Khao San Road is one of the places you love to hate, but keep going back to. It’s by far the center of Bangkok’s backpacker culture. In fact, it’s most travelers first interaction with Thailand. If

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Slumber's guide to Thai visa applications and fees.
Culture

Never Want to Leave? Thai Visa Application Guide

The Quick and Dirty Thai Visa Application Guide If you’re visiting Thailand as a tourist, you have a handful of visa options. The main differences are how long they allow you to stay and where you apply for the visa. Depending on where you’re from, you may not even need

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Slumber Party presents the most in-depth Chiang Mai travel guide for backpacking in 2018
Adventures

The Ultimate 2018 Chiang Mai Travel Guide: Backpackers Edition

Chiang Mai Travel Guide: Everything You Need to Know Walking around town, you’d never be able to guess that Chiang Mai is one of Thailand’s largest cities. Situated north of Bangkok (inching towards Myanmar and Laos), Chiang Mai is everything that Bangkok isn’t. Relentless traffic and skytrains are replaced with

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Muay Thai Female Training
Adventures

Bangkok Guide to Muay Thai Fighting and Training

Intro to Muay Thai When people plan a trip to Bangkok, exercise usually isn’t high on their to-do list. Not to diss Las Vegas, but Bangkok is the true sin city. Tourists come here for crazy nights out, daily adventures, and experiences they’ll love but never remember. And while we

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Learn how to save money in Bangkok with our guide to food, shopping and drinks.
Bangkok

How to Save Money in Bangkok: Frugal Tourism

Learn how to save money in Bangkok because it can be expensive. If you ask any backpacker what they love most about travelling southeast asia, they’ll tell you it’s how cheap it is. That’s especially true for Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok. But when we first got there, our wallets

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