How to get there If you are visiting Bangkok and want something fun to do on the weekend, check out the Talad Rot Fai Night Market. Easily one of the coolest markets in Thailand this vintage-themed market has a great selection of food, live music, oddities, antiques, apparel, and collectibles. Located next to Seacon Square shopping center on Srinagarindra Road, the market is easy to get to if you are staying close to the skytrain. Simply make your way to Udom Suk station than catch a taxi or motorbike-taxi to
Ayutthaya is a city in Thailand, about an hour north of Bangkok. It was the capital of the Kingdom of Siam until a Burmese invasion in the 1700s. During this historical battle, the Burmese destroyed most of the city and chopped the heads off all the Buddha’s. Shortly afterward, the Thai people rallied together and successfully ousted the Burmese to reclaim their land, although now mainly in ruins. Since this time, they have built new Buddha’s around the temples as a sign of spiritual protection. Ayutthaya is now a UNESCO
Only two hours from Bangkok you will find the city of Kanchanaburi, known for the Bridge Over The River Kwai. Fascinating war history, gorgeous river huts, Instagram-worthy waterfalls, ornate temples and plenty of outdoor activities. Kanchanaburi is definitely worth the visit. For rates click here. Before we begin, what is a “kwai” anyways? Well, good question. The word kwai is “buffalo” in Thai so basically it’s the Buffalo River Bridge. The word kwai is also used as an insult among Thai people. I digress. If you love history and particularly
Pattaya is a city on Thailand’s eastern Gulf coast known for its beaches and nightlife. A quiet fishing village in the 1960s, it’s now home to several resort hotels, shopping malls, go-go bars, and nightclubs. The area also boasts several designer golf courses, some with views of Pattaya Bay. In just less than 2-hours from Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, you can be in one of Thailand’s most exciting cities. The Sanctuary of Truth Just to the south of the city center is the Sanctuary of Truth, built entirely by wooden
First time traveling to Thailand? Congratulations! You’ve decided to travel to the Land of Smiles and now you are planning your most excellent adventure. So many places to go and so many things to see. One big question that will happen days before your flight is ‘what to bring’. Here are some of my suggestions: Carry on. Depending on where you are flying from, this could be an exceptionally long flight. In terms of carry-on I typically bring the items you see in the attached picture: Passport – you’re not
You have probably landed on this page because, like me, you love Thailand or you are planning an epic trip to the Land of Smiles. Whether you are traveling solo, as a couple, a family or a group of friends, Thailand can be a fun, affordable and full of great memories. The Kingdom of Thailand is rich with history, famous for food, beaches, jungles and for its gracious hospitality. In this blog, I hope to inspire the reader to maximize their vacation by enjoying all that Thailand has to offer.