There is a secure online service (similar to PayPal) that saved me about $450 USD per year on Thai ATM fees and other currency exchange fees. You can transfer and exchange your money using this service with any major currencies like USD, Euro, British Pounds, Australian, Canadian Dollars, Thai Baht and more. First, let us […]
Many of the tips here can be used in many countries around the world, not just Thailand. If you’re staying for a short holiday, you can still follow some of these tips but they’re aimed more toward people living long-term in Thailand. If you’re coming to Thailand for your holiday or travel and you don’t […]
Do you wonder which place has the best currency exchange rate? Should you exchange your money at the airport or exchange it outside the airport? I thought it would be interesting to see how the currency exchange rate compares from the BKK international airport vs Pattaya. Let’s find out if you get better rates inside […]
Bangkok (BKK) to Pattaya If you’re traveling internationally by air into Thailand, you would have to land at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport. Once you arrive and have check out at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
The different modes of transportation to travel around Thailand. Buses, taxis, motorbike taxis, flying, train, tuk tuk, subway and skytrain are all cover in this article.
Massages Massages are everywhere in Thailand and they’re very affordable. Prices range from 100 baht to the most expensive ones at ฿1000 baht, depending on the type, length and the location. On average a 1 hour foot or Thai massage is about ฿150-฿300 baht ($5-$10 CAD). Facial therapy or facial spa ฿300 baht for facial […]
Opening taxi door Every passenger needs to be very careful before opening a taxi door. Make sure to look behind the car or taxi and watch out for motorbikes, cyclists and other cars before you open the door. The passenger or the car owner is liable for all damages if the car door is open […]
There are many things in Thailand that don’t make any sense to me and this is one of them. For whatever reasons, supermarkets cannot sell alcohol throughout the day. This is also true of some restaurants and particularly restaurants located near large shopping malls. However, bars or pubs and many other independently-owned restaurants are okay […]
If you don’t want to get into any trouble while visiting Thailand, I suggest you follow the rules, laws, costume and culture of Thailand. You may actually get yourself into big trouble if you break any of these “rules” in front the wrong Thais. How to avoid offending or disrespecting Thais and staying safe Public […]
A lot of people have asked me this: “When is the best time to visit Thailand?” The answer to that question is different from different people. But in general I would say any time is the best time because it’s mainly summer all year round in Thailand. Then again, there is the heavy rain or […]