Guides

Ten Reasons You Should Visit Thailand – At Least Once

Ahh Thailand, the country of dreams. The home to Tom Yum soup, Khao San Road, elephant rescue sanctuaries and world-class islands. There are simply so many things that draw travelers to this magical country year after year that the only way to find out the best bits are to visit

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Food

The Best Som Tam in Bangkok

The sweet, spicy, and tangy combination of Som Tam, also known as Som Tum, Thailand’s papaya salad, can be found in the side streets of Bangkok. Thai chilis, fresh garlic, dried shrimp, sweet palm sugar, fish sauce, and ingredients are crushed and mixed together in a mortar pestle to make

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Adventures

Two Weeks in Thailand For: The Culture Seeker

With three ancient kingdoms in its history and several hill tribes living within its borders, Thailand has a colorful and diverse culture that makes it an attractive location for a culture seeker. We’ve mapped out a two-week holiday that will give you all the culture that you need. BANGKOK A

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Stories

“Same Same, But Different”: An Origin Story

Anyone who has visited Thailand or any part of Southeast Asia comes home with the catch phrase, “same same, but different.” You hear it all the time in Thailand. Found on the many t-shirts that line the night markets of Thailand and uttered by the vendors that sell them, you

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Food

All of the Flavors: An Isaan Food Guide

Isaan, also spelled as Isan, is Thailand’s largest region which lies on the Khorat Plateau, not far from the neighboring countries of Cambodia and Laos. Being an agricultural area that is influenced by the Khmer and Laotian cultures, the culinary delights of Isaan have distinct tastes and qualities that will

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Food

2 Weeks In Thailand For Food Lovers

What makes Thai cuisine special is that it is created to wow the senses from its presentation to its taste. It also provides a means of experiencing the culture of the kingdoms of Thailand before it became one. As you travel each region of Thailand, you will find that the

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Culture

Why Do Buddhist Men Become Monks Before Marriage?

Thailand is full of interesting history and culture and one of these such features is the tradition of Buddhist men becoming monks before getting married. While this is not a national requirement, around 90% of the country’s residents follow the Buddhist way of life, and as such, the majority of

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Culture

2 Weeks In Thailand For: The Spiritualist

When reality gives you all the negative juju and you just need a break from it all to soak up some positive vibes, then our guide to two weeks in Thailand for the spiritualist is your perfect bet to relax and rejuvenate your qi. BANGKOK, THAILAND Head to the Bangkok

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Guides

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Travel Lovers

Looking for the best gift for a friend who spends most of his or her time globetrotting around the world. Here are the best gift ideas that will make you his or her No. 1 BFF. SCRATCH MAP Possibly the perfect way to keep your travel-crazy friend home for a

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Adventures

Two Weeks in Thailand for: the Photo Enthusiast

An exotic fusion of ethnic villages, ancient ruins, glittering temples, white sand beaches, verdant forests, and spectacular falls, a journey around Thailand means that you will be coming home with a massive portfolio of pictures for your Instagram or Eyem profile. It’s going to be a mission summing up a

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