Thailand Travel Guide

Planning a Trip in Thailand

Planning a Trip to Thailand

During the recent years, many tourism websites and forums (in English and other languages) became the main sources of information for most people who plan trips abroad, and specifically to Thailand. However, the world wide web is far from being perfect; it contains endless errors, unreliable and outdated information and plenty of nonsense. However, you can certainly trust this website.

About Thailand

Are you looking for information about Thailand? Visiting Thailand, especially as a family, requires paying a considerable amount of money. Planning your trip properly will guarantee you will enjoy it tremendously; it’ll prevent disappointments, dissatisfactions, and even financial losses. In this website, you will find plenty of useful, detailed information about interesting attractions and notable

Thailand Scams – Tourist in Thailand

This article reviews the top scams and most common frauds in Thailand, to inform and warn you in advance. The heads-up will hopefully help you avoid these tourist scams, save a considerable amount of money and precious time, and most importantly – enjoy your trip throughout. The list is based on this website, which should thus get most of the credit. yet I’ve certainly updated the information and added further detail.

How Much Money Do I Need for Thailand ?

For many years in the past, I was a very active member in various forums discussing Thailand, and the above question was very frequently asked. Clearly, there’s no single or absolutely ‘right’ answer – just like asking how much does it cost to purchase a car? However, in this article, I will try to provide you with an answer for this essential and eternal query, which will help you set a budget for your trip to Thailand.

Seeking jobs in Thailand

Many individuals are interested in relocating and seeking jobs in Thailand, an issue which is accompanied by a host of employment related questions, concerning visas, work permits etc. However, it is important to understand that Thailand is not a typical immigration country like Canada or Australia. It doesn’t seek to absorb work immigrants from overseas but quite the opposite. Thus, the Thai policy is rather strict, and relocating to Thailand to work there is a difficult task.

Best Time to Visit Thailand?

This question repeats time and again, and surely for families, the answer is affected by holidays and school vacations. However, there are other factors that will influence the timing of your trip, the level of satisfaction you will gain and the budget you will need. This article will review the seasons in Thailand, and detail their advantages and shortcomings, so you can take the weather conditions and implications into account, among other factors, when considering the timing of your trip.

Ko Chang Island

Ko Chang, (the elephant island), is the second-largest island in Thailand, (only Phuket is bigger than Ko Chang island). The island is located in Trat province about a 6-hour drive from Bangkok.

Lampang – Ban Sao Nak

Ban Sao Nak is an impressive teak-wood structure on pillars, which is more than 100 years old. The house was built in 1985, and today serves as a museum exhibiting many products that provide a glimpse into the local life and culture of the time.

The Golden Triangle / Chiang Rai

The Golden Triangle is an area in Chiang Rai where the borders of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet.

Chiang Mai (city) – a concluding review

Chiang Mae means ‘the new city’. It was built in 1296 and previously known as the capital of the ancient Lanna kingdom. The original city was crowned by a wall and a canal (moat), whose relics can still be seen today. Up until the early 19th century, it took a long, tedious river cruise (on Ping river) or elephant ride to get to the city.

Mae Taeng – A concluding article

Most of the tourist activities in Chiang Mae area are based in Taeng Mae and its vicinity – many elephant farms, zip lines, rafting, ATV tours and more; everything is available in a rather small area.

Kanchanaburi The Tiger Cave Temple – Wat Tham Sua

Unlike some destinations in Thailand that provide no more than an artificial show for tourists (like the floating market Damnoen Saduak for instance) – Malika is a town that offers real Thai nostalgia, and most of the visitors to the place, particularly during weekends, are Thai people, which makes the experience more pleasant and interesting for tourists.Unlike some destinations in Thailand that provide no more than an artificial show for tourists (like the floating market Damnoen Saduak for instance) – Malika is a town that offers real Thai nostalgia, and most of the visitors to the place, particularly during weekends, are Thai people, which makes the experience more pleasant and interesting for tourists.