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.
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!
Step away from the shopping malls and into a more spiritual world on this mini pilgrimage to visit and pray at each of downtown Bangkok's eight sacred shrines. Bangkok's "Eat, Pray, Shop" initiative encourages a visit to the eight incredible shrines.
Even the expat who loves Thai food the most will, after a certain length of time in Thailand, begin craving breakfast. Does this New York-style bagel bakery have the best breakfast in downtown Bangkok?
Updated 2019 These little bowls of noodles are 10-12 baht each, and you are meant to order round after round. Eating boat noodles is a fun experience to have with your Thai friends in Bangkok, but it's so hard to choose which shop is the best! We visit four popular boat noodle shops around Bangkok's Victory Monument area.
Popular in the 1990's, the street food known as "tokyo" is, despite its name, wholly Thai. Found on the streets of Bangkok for as little as 4 baht apiece, tokyo is a popular, cheap, and tasty snack.
An urban rooftop speakeasy, a street market in a former minibus terminal, and a Bangkok live music icon. These three bars are some of the coolest places in Bangkok's Victory Monument area, all close to the Skytrain station. Ready for good drinks, great views, live music, and lively atmosphere?
It may not be Thailand's most famous island, nor the most beautiful, but at just a few hours away from Bangkok, Koh Larn (Coral Island), is popular with Bangkok locals and expats alike as the closest and easiest tropical paradise for weekend and day trips.
There's a small wooden palace quite near the ARL train from Bangkok Airport. Even if you only have a few hours in Bangkok, it's possible to visit this small, historic, and often unfairly overlooked wooden palace in Bangkok's Phayathai area. Once the home of a Siamese prince, Suan Pakkad is a beautiful and peaceful royal palace and oasis in the chaos of Bangkok.
If you wake up before dawn you can take part in the important daily ritual of giving food to Buddhist monks on their daily alms rounds. Here's everything you need to know.
Take a trek to Pu Chi Fah, a mountain on Thailand's far northern border. It's not easy to get there, but the views are worth the effort. Watch the sunrise over the legendary scenic mountain in Thailand's remote far northern Chiang Rai Province on the Lao border.
Bangkok is world-renowned for its delicious street food, and some of the city's best can be found along Petchburi Road, not far from downtown.
Samut Prakan Province is just east of Bangkok. Technically, nearly everyone who visits Thailand spends some time in Samut Prakan - that's where Survarnabhumi BKK Airport is - but other than that, people don't often make it out to this quiet, relatively suburban province just outside of Bangkok. With the upcoming opening of a new BTS Skyrain line stretching all the way out to Samut Prakan, the province is more accessible than ever. Here are three fun things to do for a day outside of Bangkok.