The Kingdom of Thailand is known as the "Land of Smiles", and is a friendly, colorful, and exciting country to visit. From the the busy and modern metropolis of Bangkok to the white sandy beaches of the islands in the Andaman Sea to the ancient temples along the mountains in the far north, Thailand has plenty to offer visitors, who always end up returning to the country again and again.
Visitors to Vietnam from most countries are required to have a valid Vietnamese visa in their passport before arrival. This should be arranged in advance. If you are already traveling in Southeast Asia, the Vietnamese embassies in Bangkok or Phnom Penh are the quickest and most reliable places to secure a visa.
Often overlooked, Koh Sichang is one of the Gulf of Thailand’s hidden gems. This tiny island is one of the closest beaches to Bangkok. Home to temples, a historic palace, and beautiful sandy beaches, Koh Sichang is a surprisingly easy and affordable weekend getaway from Bangkok.
Cafe Amazon offers two new salted egg drinks: salted egg late and salted egg dark chocolate. REVIEW
You can find a lot more than Big Macs at McDonald’s in Thailand! I ordered the kraprao and rice fried basil chicken.
I bought a pouch of Korean coffee at a Korean supermarket in Bangkok, Thailand. Here’s my review!
A visit to Jidubang Market, a Korean supermarket and import shop in Bangkok, Thailand.
A review of the new limited edition Lay’s “Cooling Sensation” potato chips. The cool chips come in two flavors: icy lemon and melon bingsu. It’s… weird, but are these new cooling chips any good? My honest review.
Who knew that you could find so many strange and delicious pizza flavors in Thailand? Today, I order and review four of the most unusual pizzas that I could find, from durian (the world’s stinkiest fruit) to roasted red pork.
Cafe Amazon is offering two new drinks as part of a special Chinese New Year promotion. The one that caught my eye the most, however, was the “Amazon Fortune Cookie”. I was espacially interested in trying this one, since fortune cookies aren’t actually Chinese, nor are they at all popular or familiar in Thailand!
If you’ve lived in or traveled around Asia, chances are, you’ve completely fallen in love with the convenience stores, particularly 7-Eleven. Sure, we have these stores in the US, but they can’t compare with what you’ll find in Japan, Thailand, or elsewhere across Asia. Here, convenience stores are a major part of life, and the expat or traveler’s best friend. Don’t believe me? After living abroad as an expat for six years, here are the reasons that I think 7-Elevens in Thailand are amazing. Read on:
While Thailand may have a very open and relaxed attitude towards drinking alcohol, many foreign tourists are surprised to learn that the country has strict restrictions on when alcohol can be sold and served. Alcohol is only legally able to be sold during certain hours of the day, and there are several days per year when the sale of alcohol is restricted entirely.
The Skytrain is fast, modern, comfortable, and air-conditioned, and is a cheap and quick way to cross the city to wherever you want to go. Here’s everything you need to know about riding the BTS Skytrain in Bangkok, including new rules about how to register a BTS Rabbit Card.
The Tom Yum Kung pizza from the Pizza Company in Thailand, while not nearly as spicy as it could be. is true to maintaining the herbal flavor and rich shrimp taste of traditional Tom Yum soup.
What is the “Chiffle”? This new limited menu item from KFC Thailand consists of a waffle ice cream cone stuffed with fried chicken and spicy sauce. Is it any good? REVIEW
A new pizza in Thailand made from the world’s stinkiest fruit and topped with lots of cheese. It’s a strange concept, but is The Pizza Company’s new durian and cheese pizza any good? REVIEW
Everything you need to know about Tourist SIM cards, mobile phone networks, and how to use your phone when traveling in Thailand.
Zabb on Ice is a new limited flavor of ice cream from KFC Thailand. Vanilla soft-serve ice cream dipped in dark chocolate and sprinkled with crunchy spicy chicken flavoring. Available only at KFC Thailand for a limited time. Yes, it’s a weird idea… but is it any good? REVIEW
Every year in October, supermarkets, minimarts, and restaurants begin displaying yellow and red flags, meaning that the food they sell is “je” (เจ) , or proper to eat during the 9-day Vegetarian Festival.
Have you ever seen these amazing, colorful, and exotic fruits? When I first came to Thailand, I had no idea how to eat them! These top amazing fruits are something that you must try when you visit Thailand. From Durian, the “King of Fruit” to Mangosteen, the “Queen of Fruit”, Thailand has some of the best and most colorful fruit in the whole world. Here are the fruits that you must try for the first time when you visit Bangkok, Thailand.
It's the hottest part of the year, and Songkran, the Thai New Year is upon us! Find out the origins of this city-wide water gun fight, where to celebrate, and how to stay safe. Happy Songkran!