Culture

Phuang Malai: What Do These Flower Garlands Mean?

Thailand has many traditions, lots of which include colourful, beautiful offerings that adorn houses, cars, shrines and temples. But what are they? Why do locals use them? And what significance do they hold? Read on to find out all about Phuang Malai so you’re in the know when you see

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Stories

The Worst Tourist Fails In Thailand

Thailand, the Land of Smiles, is filled with friendly locals and beautiful sights, but it has its dark side if you are caught misbehaving. With the local’s sense of propriety and reverence for historical and sacred sites, there is no need to say that you should move with respect. And,

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Guides

Seven Thai Souvenirs That Are Worth The Cash

As you go through the hundreds of stalls in the weekend and night markets in Bangkok, it’s hard to find the right presents to take home with such limited space and so many options. So, we’ve created a list of unique Thai souvenirs from Bangkok that do not include the

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Adventures

The Best National Parks In Thailand

When you come to Thailand looking for an adventure, the best place to look would be the stunning national parks it is filled with. Our list of the best national parks in Thailand takes you away from the concrete jungle of Bangkok to the marine park of the south and

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Thailand Wai
Culture

“do The Wai”: How To Wai Properly In Thailand

Everyone does the wai in Thailand. You will see it on travel advertisements and as you enter the airport, you are greeted by a wai. Even Thai Mcdonald does the wai. Before you hop on the tourist bandwagon and go around doing the wai during your trip to Thailand, read

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Adventures

Six Ways To Get Off The Beaten Track In Thailand

While there is a very well-trodden backpacker trail in Thailand, with WiFi on every corner, it is still possible to get off-grid and discover unique places and people that will enrich your journey. The best way to do this is to head out into nature, switch off your phone (heaven

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Thailand Travel Tips for Backpackers
Guides

The Only List Of Thailand Travel Tips You’ll Ever Need

While we would never want to scare anyone off from visiting the Land of Smiles, we do want to ensure you are prepared for everything so you can spend time enjoying the country instead of being scared or scammed during your trip. The majority of locals rely on tourists and

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Guides

The Best Places For New Year’s Eve In Thailand

Thailand, the Land of Smiles, is said to be one of the best places to spend New Year’s Eve. Although Bangkok seems to have all the hype with all the parties going on in its many districts, particularly the backpacker universe known as Khao San Road, there is more than

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Guides

Two-Weeks In Thailand For: The Partygoer

Rather than sticking to the classic bars, why not take a party journey through Thailand? You can begin your journey from Bangkok to the south or you can wait until you return to Bangkok for an after party if the party bus has not worn you out yet. After looking

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Thailand Elephants
Culture

How Elephants Became The National Symbol Of Thailand

If you’ve been in Thailand for more than five minutes, you’ll have noticed that they absolutely love the elephant here. On everything from temples to beer and, of course, the classic backpacker attire ‘elephant pants’, this national animal is a favorite. But why are Thai elephants the national symbol, and

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