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Bangkok Pet Cafés: Cats, Dogs and Bunnies!

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Take a break from the big city madness and unwind at one of Bangkok’s pet cafés. Bangkok pet cafés are a great way to spend an afternoon. Being part of a warm and positive environment can set the mood for the rest of your trip. Trust us on this one: You won’t regret spending a couple hours at a pet …

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Bangkok to Chiang Mai: Buses, Planes and Trains, Oh My

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What’s the best way to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai? Chiang Mai and Bangkok couldn’t be more different. One is Thailand’s largest city, but the other is fifth on the list. Bangkok serves as the country’s business center, while Chiang Mai is known for its culture. And considering that the two cities are 700 kilometers apart, that’s no surprise. …

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Beginner’s Guide to Thai Street Food

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Everything you need to know about street food in Thailand and what to eat. It is true what everyone tells you and what you have read on the web – Thai street food is indeed the best. There is absolutely no way around it and you would be gravely missing out if you’d decide to solely eat in restaurants. Sampling …

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Thailand Bike Rental: 5 Tips from the Slumber Party Crew

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Thailand Motorcycle Rental Made Simple The idea of renting a motorbike in Thailand can be overwhelming and scary for some people. The process is actually rather simple! It’s important to pay attention to a few important details when renting a motorbike. Trust us when we say that Thailand bike rental will be easy as pie after reading our expert tips. …

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Half Moon Party: When and Where

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Half Moon Party Koh Phangan is an appetizer for the Full Moon Party The Half Moon Party is held in the Ban Khai jungle of Koh Phangan. It’s hosted by a private company called Half Moon Festival. You’ve heard all about the Full Moon Party but what about the Half Moon Party? While it may not boast the 30,000 attendees …

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Bangkok Shopping Guide Part 2: Chatuchak Market

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How to navigate through Bangkok’s biggest market and where to cuddle cute puppies. Shopping malls in Bangkok are nice and all, but we think you can get a better feel of the city by visiting one of the famous markets. The Chatuchak Weekend Market has not only the fame, but also the size to compete with the world’s largest markets. Here …

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Pack for Thailand: 7 Secret Things No One Told You To Bring

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The Thailand Packing List You Never Knew You Needed There are over 1.7 million results on Google for “Thailand packing list”. You know everyone wants to tell you exactly what you need when you come to Thailand. Today we’re going to go over seven things most people leave out! Secret Thailand Packing List Item #1: A Power Strip Everyone knows …

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Bangkok Shopping Guide Part 1: Malls

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As backpackers, we tend to be on a tight budget. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t treat ourselves every once in a while and go on a Bangkok shopping spree. Exactly, you deserve that 300 Baht Gucci handbag that is so not fake! Yes, you should buy that “Same same, but different” tank top that no one else has! …

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Ethical Tourism in Thailand: A Practical Guide

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Choosing the right beaches, protecting wildlife and more. Ethical tourism starts at “Take nothing but photos, leave nothing behind.” Yet it goes much further than that.   When traveling to a foreign land, it’s important to take note of local laws and customs. Thailand is home to many islands that are Instagram worthy. It’s important to sustain their natural beauty. …