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Introducing: Slumber Party By Bodega

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We’ve Got Some Big News And it has nothing to do with free shots or hangovers. The Slumber Party family is growing. The team that’s brought you the craziest backpacker parties in Ao Nang, Koh Phangan and Krabi decided that three locations weren’t enough. That’s why we’ve merged with the most awesome hostel group we know, Bodega Hostels, to create …

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Bangkok Guide to Muay Thai Fighting and Training

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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 (strongly) encourage those things, you just can’t miss out on …

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Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck in Bangkok

In Bangkok, Guides, Money Saving, Thailand by Nicholas WilkinsLeave a Comment

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 always felt empty in the morning. Maybe it was the excessive vodka or the late-night Burger King runs that did us in, …

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How to Survive (and Conquer) Koh Phangan’s Full Moon Party

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If you’ve never heard of the Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan, we’re going to assume you’ve been living under a rock. In fact, we’ll even assume you’ve never shotgunned a beer (and that’s just a disgrace). Jokes aside, the Full Moon is a big deal in Thailand. And with that, welcome to your all-inclusive guide on surviving and conquering …

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The Best National Parks in Krabi

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Thailand is not only the home of beautiful beaches and the Full Moon Party, but also of some of the most visually stunning National Parks – 147 of them in total. These parks with their rain forests, mangroves, lime stone caves and mountain formations are a more than welcome change to the big city madness of Bangkok, Chiang Mai or …

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Five More Top Krabi Hostels

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With so many tourists flocking to Krabi, we realized a top five just wasn’t enough. That’s why we’ve created a second list to tell the world about even more hostels we love. Once again, say to hell with anonymous reviews! If you take our advice instead, you’re sure to have a great time. And if you missed our last blog …

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How To Deal With The Most Infamous Scams in Thailand

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Thailand has the charming title of being the “Land of a Thousand Smiles”. In general Thais are friendly, kind and welcoming people, and they love to share their vast cultural history with us. Although that still doesn’t mean that all of them are holy saints. For some it is tempting to take advantage of the lack of knowledge and overabundance …

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Top Five Hostels in Krabi

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It can be hard to find a kick-ass hostel in a new city—especially if you’re relying on the internet. The fact of the matter is that anyone can post an old picture or fake a review. To really know what you’re getting yourself into, you should ask the locals. That’s why we’ve decided to take the guess work out of …

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How To Stay Fit In Ao Nang

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When you are traveling it can be difficult to stay healthy and in shape. Of course, this shouldn’t be your first concern when your natural curiosity longs for exotic food and alcoholic beverages. But there may come a time when you want to slow down on the culinary side and get more physically active again. Fortunately, Ao Nang provides many …

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Transportation in Thailand

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Planes, trains, and tuk tuks. When it comes to getting around Thailand, you have a lot of options. And better yet, hopping from city to city is often an inexpensive adventure. The wide range of Thai travel methods allows you to create a relatively open itinerary. In fact, it may be in your best interest to do so. With occasional …