Category: I’m A Traveller

Gong Xi Fa Cai! We wish you a happy and prosperous Chinese New Year (or Lunar New Year). To make a fresh start with good fortune, Thai-Chinese locals adhere to some Chinese New Year superstitions and taboos. Here’s a list of things not to do on Chinese New Year. 11 Things NOT to Do on… Read more »

Yes, Bangkok is safe for a solo female traveler. However, it takes a few safety tips and some common sense. Here is a lowdown on both the basics and the specifics you should know about traveling in Bangkok alone – by local women. Bangkok is generally safe for travelers of all genders and races, even… Read more »

When it comes to planning your dream vacation, it’s obvious that you want to make the most of it. This is not an easy task for many, as everyone has their own style when it comes to traveling. Whether you’re traveling with friends and family or if you choose to go solo, there’s never a… Read more »

Guay Tiew (ก๋วยเตี๋ยว) literally means noodles in Thai. Besides eating rice, noodles are our go to food when it comes to satisfying our taste buds. There are many types of Thai noodles you can choose from when ordering at a local noodle stall/ restaurant. The choices can include egg noodle (Bah – Mhee/ บะหมี่), rice… Read more »

Coming over to Thailand? I bet you guys probably did your research and found out that visiting a floating market is a must-do. Exploring the local lifestyle and eating all the delicious local food at a floating market is surely one of the best ways to enjoy your getaway to the Land of Smiles. But,… Read more »

The most important festival for Thai-Chinese communities, Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year in Thailand also draws a huge crowd of foreign visitors. With its festive atmosphere, tasty food, vibrant cultural performances and the happiness of Thai-Chinese families, Lunar New Year in Thailand is on of the best ways to experience the local Chinese… Read more »

Bangkok is known as one of the top budget-friendly cities. However, we’ve seen countless travelers take it that just because they have a limited budget, the most they can do is ‘sight see’ the famous and free attraction sites in Bangkok. As your local friend, it bothers us to see you miss all the cheap,… Read more »

We Thais and our rivers have long been good old friends. We rely on water for just about everything from rice growing, going to places by boat, to even selling all kinds of goodies at floating markets. It’s quite likely that you’ve already checked off one famous floating market on your Thailand to-go list. Most… Read more »

One great perk about Bangkok is that a couple-hour car ride takes you to a completely different scenery and vibes. So even if you are time-strapped but want to explore more than the busy metropolis, Kanchanaburi and Ayutthaya are among the best day trips from Bangkok. 1. Kanchanaburi: Erawan Waterfall, Death Railway & River Kwai… Read more »