View Post

Thailand: The Biggest Do’s And Don’ts

In Guides, Thailand by Benni BuchalLeave a Comment

If you are reading this, then you may plan on coming to Thailand with the intention of drinking plenty of alcohol on day trips and during night time activities. After all, we are here for a good time not a long time, are we not? It is totally fine to have the time of your life and misbehave a little …

View Post

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, …

View Post

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

In Guides, Koh Phangan, Thailand by Nicholas Wilkins2 Comments

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 …

View Post

Five More Top Krabi Hostels

In Ao Nang, Guides, Krabi, Thailand by Nicholas WilkinsLeave a Comment

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 …

View Post

How To Deal With The Most Infamous Scams in Thailand

In Guides, Thailand by Benni BuchalLeave a Comment

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 …

View Post

How To Stay Fit In Ao Nang

In Ao Nang, Guides, Thailand by Benni BuchalLeave a Comment

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 …

View Post

Transportation in Thailand

In Guides, Thailand by Nicholas WilkinsLeave a Comment

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 …

View Post

How To Cure A Hangover!

In Guides, Thailand by Benni BuchalLeave a Comment

What To Do Before, During And After Boozing To Help With Your Hangover! Do you know what hangovers and Justin Bieber albums have in common? We don’t really like either of those things, but we get them on a regular basis anyway. In the case of hangovers, there’s at least something we can do to avoid them. That is what …

View Post

Thailand: Year of Mourning

In Thailand by Nicholas WilkinsLeave a Comment

“What’s going on in Thailand right now?” Nearly every guest who’s walked through our doors has asked us this. For anyone who’s not Thai, October has been a confusing month. The Full Moon Party was cancelled. Clubs are playing quieter music. Many locals are dressed in all black, and some are even publicly mourning. To an outsider, Thailand’s seemingly sudden …