Culture

Thai Home Remedies Every Traveler Should Try

Getting sick is the worst thing that can happen while you are traveling. In Thailand, however, where a trip to the hospital can be quite expensive, doctors come as a last resort. Here, in the Land of Smiles, the first solution to any ailment is the home remedies that have

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Culture

THAI HOME REMEDIES EVERY
TRAVELER SHOULD TRY

Getting sick is the worst thing that can happen while you are traveling. In Thailand, however, where a trip to the hospital can be quite expensive, doctors come as a last resort. Here, in the Land of Smiles, the first solution to any ailment is the home remedies that have

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Culture

SACRED INK: TRADITIONAL THAI TATTOOS AND THEIR MEANINGS

Thailand’s rich culture is home to some incredible tattoo designs, and the traditional Sak Yant tattoos are packed with symbolism and intention. This means it’s important to understand the meaning before choosing one of these. Read on to find out more about Thai tattoos and their meanings. Sak Yant tattoos

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Bangkok

When In Bangkok: What Pho & The Reclining Buddha

He smiles blissfully as you enter. It’s as if he is having a normal chilled day – but there’s something more to this smile. And there’s a lot to know about his famous house: Wat Pho. Opening hours and entrance fee Wat Pho is open from 8AM to 5PM. It

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Bangkok

WHEN IN BANGKOK: WHAT PHO
& THE RECLINING BUDDHA

He smiles blissfully as you enter. It’s as if he is having a normal chilled day – but there’s something more to this smile. And there’s a lot to know about his famous house: Wat Pho. Opening hours and entrance fee Wat Pho is open from 8AM to 5PM. It

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Culture

“DID YOU KNOW?”: A HISTORY OF BUDDHIST MONKS IN THAILAND

Theravada Buddhism is the official religion in Thailand as well as Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia. Also known as Southern Buddhism, it is much closer to the original Indian form of Buddhism than its counterpart, Mahayana Buddhism or northern Buddhism which integrated more local customs from Tibet and China. With so

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Culture

THE HISTORY OF THE THAI PUPPET THEATRE

Beautiful and intricate, but, at times, a bit creepy, the history and evolution of the Thai puppet theatre is quite interesting, with its rich stories performed through the movements of the puppeteers backstage. NANG YAI AND NANG TALUNG – IN 2D   Its most ancient version, the nang yai, involved

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Bangkok

FEELING ARTSY: THE BEST GALLERIES IN BANGKOK

Although art galleries may not be the first thing you think of when visiting Bangkok, the Thai capital certainly has its fair share of great installations and exhibits. With everything from ancient art to contemporary pieces, you can get your art fix in the interesting Bangkok art scene. Whether you

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Culture

LOST IN TRANSLATION? 15 USEFUL THAI SLANG WORDS

Sound cool during your travels by learning a few Thai slang words for your trip. Whether you want to tell someone that they are cute, cool, or annoying, we’ve got the right words for you. You can even play it safe and add the Thai word that is equivalent to

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