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

In Guides, Money Saving, Thailand by Blake Bottrill1 Comment

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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Ethical Tourism in Thailand: A Practical Guide

In Adventures, Culture, Guides, Health, Thailand by Chris Tweten1 Comment

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. …

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Introducing: Slumber Party By Bodega, the Largest Hostel Chain in Asia

In Culture, News, Thailand by Nicholas WilkinsLeave a Comment

We’ve Got Some Big News And it has nothing to do with free shots or hangovers. The Slumber Party family is growing. The team that’s brought you the craziest backpacker parties in Ao Nang, Koh Phangan and Krabi decided that three locations weren’t enough. That’s why we’ve merged with the most awesome hostel group we know, Bodega Hostels, to create …

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How To Deal With The Most Infamous Scams in Thailand

In Culture, Guides, Money Saving, 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 …

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Transportation in Thailand: Travelling Around Thailand with Style

In Adventures, Culture, Guides, Thailand by Nicholas WilkinsLeave a Comment

Transportation in Thailand Has Variety 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 transportation in Thailand allows you to create a relatively open itinerary. In fact, it may be in your best interest …

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How To Cure A Hangover!

In Guides, Health, Nightlife, 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 …

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Thailand: Year of Mourning

In Culture, News, 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 …

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When is the best time to visit Thailand?

In Adventures, Culture, Guides, Thailand by Benni Buchal1 Comment

A Guide Through The Seasons And Festivals So, you made the first step and decided to pack your bag and visit the beautiful country of Thailand? That’s awesome! Now, one of the first questions you may ask yourself is: “Are ladyboys a real thing?”* Nah, just joking, the question usually is: “When is the best time to visit Thailand?” We will …