Culture

LGBT TRAVEL: WHERE, HOW AND WHY THAILAND’S DOING IT RIGHT

Thanks to the country’s generally welcoming, friendly, open attitude, Thailand has become somewhat of a haven for LGBT travel. There are a huge number of bars, clubs, hotels, and beaches that are gay-friendly so if you’re travelling to Thailand as a member of the LGBT community there’s no need to

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Culture

A GUIDE TO THAILAND’S STRANGE LAWS

Breaking rules and testing how far we can get away with them is fun. Not in Thailand. Offenses here are taken so seriously that you might end up in prison or paying a high fine. It’s better to be safe than sorry. Follow the rules no matter how strange they

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Culture

BUDDHA’S BOUNCERS: THAILAND’S MYTHICAL TEMPLE CREATURES

Thailand’s mythical creatures create a world of wonder in their presence in the intricate decors and sculptures in the wats that are spread all over Thailand. Have you ever wondered why they love lining their stairways with serpents or what these half-man-half-beast creatures scattered all over temple courtyards are about?

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Culture

THAI GOOD READS: THE BEST BOOKS ABOUT THAILAND

Sitting on the beach, cocktail in hand, and wondering what to do? Why not spend those free hours reading a couple of the best books about Thailand? Whether it’s non-fiction or fiction, reading while on-location gives you a better perspective of the country and culture you’re visiting. Make your journey

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Culture

“WHAT ARE THOOOSE?”: THAI FOODS THAT FREAK THE EFF OUT OF FOREIGNERS

Thailand has earned its reputation for amazing cuisine – especially Thai curries and noodle dishes found in restaurants and street markets alike. As with most Asian cultures, however, there’s another side to food in Thailand that few are brave enough to confront. Travellers to the Land of Smiles find these foods

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THE MOST “INSTAGRAMMABLE” SPOTS IN BANGKOK

The most beautiful spots in Bangkok listed to give you your best shot at impressing your friends. As beauty depends on the eye of the beholder, the list below contains different types of beauty. Get a hold of the dark, the exotic, the elegant, the natural and the bizarre instagrammable

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Culture

A Stroke of Luck: The History of Penis Shrines in Thailand

Thai penis shrines. Yeah, they’re a thing. No, they’re vulgar. Chances are you are familiar with our Island Awesomeness Tour, in which case you are also aware of the lovingly nicknamed “Penis Cave” on Phra Nang Beach. Countless of pictures float around the Internet with groups of people… “interacting” with

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Culture

Thailand: The Land of Smiles

In Thailand, you should come for the beaches but stay for the people. With a natural fervor for life, Thai’s are helpful, courteous, and amazingly resilient. Through natural and health disasters, unstable democracy, political coups, and financial crises, these people have remained steadfast while being quick to give the next

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