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Hua Hin is a nice town and beach. It is a good place to stop over if you are going between Bangkok and the South or going back North. You can get between North and South Thailand avoiding Bangkok going through Kanchanaburi and Hua Hin.
I had the best time of my life in Chiang Khong! Don't miss it! Go to the Bamboo Riverside Guesthouse for AMAZING quesaldillas and then on to the Tee Pee Bar ("like a rat hole - you can't miss it.") For music and entertainment all night on guitar. Sing along and bring a guitar if you have one! Just watch out for the …
For getting around air-con taxis are a far better option than the (initially fun) tuk tuks. Metered taxis deliver a much cheaper fare (tuk tuks will extract as much money as they think youre good for), and you avoid the thick exhaust fumes. However by night a tuk tuk will take you around Bangkok for an hour sightseeing …
Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand, is a small and lovely seaside town located approximately four hours south of Bangkok on the eastern coast. The town is famous for its delicious seafood restaurants, its picturesque beaches, and its mountaintop temples. It is easily accessible by road, bus, or train from other popular …
Ayutthaya, a beautiful city in the center of Thailand, is a city full of history (it's the second oldest city in Thailand, after Sukhothai) and natural beauty, recognized as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Ayutthaya was one of the most important cities in Thailand before being sacked by the Burmese in 1767; now, its …
Pai is a small town in the north of Thailand, recently discovered for tourism. At this moment, this place is most visited by Thai people, but its hippie style is starting to call more tourists. You can reach Pai by plane or bus (this is the most used transport method) -– there are buses and minibuses that depart …
Hatyai is well known as that place to which you have to catch a bus before changing on another bus to go to Malaysia if heading south, or the islands if going north to Thailand. Most people do not stop here, but if you were wanting to break up a full twenty hours of a bus journey that you will encounter to get anywhere …
Chumphon is a city located in the central Gulf coast of Thailand. It is a convenient and very common place to stop for travelers going to and from the southern regions/islands of Thailand to Bangkok. The city itself does not have a lot of entrancement, but its location makes it a very good pit-stop for a night or two. …
Krabi Ao Nang is a spectacular beachside town in the province of Krabi. There is so much to see and do here and there is sure to be something for everyone. If beach is what you are after, then head on down to the Ao Nang Beach to relax. Railey Beach, on the other side of Ao Nang, is also quite a beautiful beach to …
Ko Pha Ngan is a beautiful tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand, in between Koh Samui and Ko Tao (in both location and size). About 30 minutes by boat from Koh Samui, it is less developed than its big sister but has grown to be a popular backpacking destination over the past few years with several Ko Pha Ngan …
Phuket is the largest island in Thailand, and probably one of the most known for tourism. Phuket is well known for its beautiful beaches and islands around, natural wonders, historical and cultural sites, and a variety of activities for every taste and budget. There are regular flights from different parts of Southeast …
Chiang Mai, the largest city in northern Thailand, is rich in culture and traditions, markets, and festivals. There's a great choice of Chiang Mai hostels, guesthouses, and bed and breakfasts available all around the area. If you can, try to stay within the old city walls -- you are close to everything, and the evening …
Ko Samui is one of the most beautiful islands in Thailand, located on the southeast-coast area. The easiest way to get here is by plane, but try to book your flight in advance to have better rates. Ko Samui is well known for its beautiful beaches with transparent waters and an amazing vibe -- it's much quieter and less …
Bangkok (founded in 1782) is the capital of Thailand and easily the biggest city of the country with it's population of over 11 million people. There are plenty of accommodation options catering to different budgets. Bangkok (along with the rest of Thailand) is really backpacker-friendly and cheap for travelers. There …
Chiang Rai is a small city in the north of Thailand and it's best known for being the main city near the golden triangle (known as one of the main illicit opium-producing areas in Asia), although Thailand uses Chiang Rai as the entrance for tourists to see where the Mekong and Ruak rivers join and it is possible to see …
Ko Phi Phi, is one of the most famous destinations in Thailand, mainly because it's recognized as the location for the film “The Beach” with Leonardo DiCaprio. This islands are located in the south of Thailand, forty kilometers from Krabi and just under fifty kilometers from Phuket. The best way to reach this …
Phitsanulok, a nice historical city, is a good stop if you are making your way from Bangkok to the north of Thailand; it is ideal to break up your journey if you are going to Chiang Mai, for instance. It is easy to reach Phitsanulok either by train or by bus and once in town there are public buses (it is important …
Khao Lak is a quiet and relatively small town, situated on a long stretch of coastline with sandy beaches. The most popular tourist activity in Khao Lak is diving and snorkeling, and many dive shops can be found scatted around the town. The reef, which is located just off the coast of Khao Lak, is home to diverse …