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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Bangkok

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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Culture

Thai Gestures: Showing respect in Thailand

When traveling to any new country, one of the most daunting things to face is interaction with an unknown culture. What some nations deem completely acceptable, are heinously offensive acts to others! All too often, travelers forget to research their destination’s people prior to their trip, resulting in what feels

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Culture

Taking Tradition Home: Sak Yant Thai Tattoo’s

Sak Yants: The Traditional Thai Tattoo Art & Practice When traveling to Thailand, one might consider bringing home a curio or a local trinket from one of the country’s many markets. For the more dedicated tourist, a traditional Thai tattoo makes for a special kind of keepsake to take home,

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Bangkok

OASIS IN THE CONCRETE JUNGLE: PARKS IN BANGKOK

When you think of Bangkok, you may not usually think of trees or other greenery. Hustle and bustle, plus bright city lights tend to overwhelm the city’s atmosphere. But, in the midst of all the craziness, there are some urban parks in Bangkok where you can escape to a peaceful

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Culture

Just the tip: Tipping in Thailand Tips

TIPPING IN THAILAND TIPS: TO TIP OR NOT TO TIP? Tipping in Thailand can be an awkward affair. Although leaving tips in Thailand has become a more common affair, especially in tourist areas, several locals tend to be puzzled by this gesture and insist on giving you back the change. But

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