The best islands in Thailand

The best islands in Thailand

Thailand is a lush and diverse country with an incredible culture, and yet the most important of its resources is considered to the Andaman Sea, which not only provides fish and seafood, but it also where the most popular resorts and islands of the country are located. Since tourism is one of the most important pillars of Thai economy, it is no wonder that the islands are used as a means of attracting travelers - and it's not as if they have to make any efforts to attract visitors! Thailand'... [ read more ]

The best budget accommodation in Phuket

The best budget accommodation in Phuket

Thailand has long been known as a favorite destination of backpackers from all over the world, not only because of its wealth of natural and cultural attractions, but also because it could offer so much for so little. Budget travel in Thailand is a piece of cake as long as your are not too picky and know where to look for the best deals. Bangkok is already well known for its great budget accommodation options, but what about other destinations in Thailand? Phuket is frequently the target of ... [ read more ]

5 things to see in Koh Samui besides the beaches

5 things to see in Koh Samui besides the beaches

For the majority of people who don't actually live on Koh Samui, this island is synonymous with the best beaches in Thailand. But what if beaches are not exactly what you're interested in? Many travelers visit Thailand for its rich culture, delicious cuisine and many historical or religious attractions, with the beaches as a nice bonus merely. But when it comes to Koh Samui, although the beaches are the chief attention-grabbers on the island, there is plenty to see for those who are not sati... [ read more ]

The best destinations for shopping sprees in Thailand

The best destinations for shopping sprees in Thailand

When it comes to backpacking and traveling on the cheap, Thailand has no equal in Asia. But as budget-friendly a destination as it is, if you have money to spare and you feel like spending it on some nice things for yourself, Thailand has more than enough opportunities for you to lighten your purse. There are so many things to do, see and taste in Thailand that you'd have to have a very impressive self-control in order to avoid spending at least some money. But if you've decided to throw sel... [ read more ]

Top 5 sights in Phuket

Top 5 sights in Phuket

It's no secret that Thailand attracts the curious and the wild, regardless of age or budget. But nowhere it is more obvious than in Phuket, the largest island of the country, and its most popular as well. Phuket has long been a tourist paradise, and except for Bangkok, thee most well known destination in Thailand. There is no end to the things you can do in Phuket, and the beaches are not the be all and end all of activities on the island. If your intentions for your trip in Phuket are somew... [ read more ]

The best budget accommodation in Bangkok

The best budget accommodation in Bangkok

It is no secret that Bangkok is a great destination for Backpackers and budget travelers, and not only for those who are interested in the Thai capital's amazing nightlife. Bangkok has plenty of cultural and historical attractions to keep any traveler busy, and many of them are luckily free. Street food is abundant in Bangkok, and you can grab a delicious and filling meal on the street for very affordable prices. But what about accommodation, which is usually the money drainer when it comes ... [ read more ]

5 great festivals in Thailand

5 great festivals in Thailand

Thailand is a mecca for backpackers, and its largest cities are nothing less than paradise for those who are all about the nightlife. But there is another side to Thailand, one that doesn't have as much to do with nightclubs, street food or natural wonders, but the culture and people of the country. Thai culture has been influenced by ancient India, China and Cambodia, and it has influenced them too. The essence of Thai culture can be glimpsed at museums and galleries, but the best way to ex... [ read more ]

The best street food in Bangkok

The best street food in Bangkok

Bangkok is such a diverse and huge city that you will never find yourself without something to do. Whatever you want - nightlife, shopping, food - you can have it in the Thai capital. There are few cities on the planet who can rival with Bangkok when it comes to food of any kind, and especially street food. Some of the best bites in the city can be had on the street, from the stalls selling all manner of Thai specialties that you wouldn't find in a restaurant. Plus, street food is very cheap... [ read more ]