Category: Things to do

Straddling along the bends of the Chao Phraya, Bangkok’s Old Town or the Rattanakosin area is undergoing a modern resurgence of late. Founded in 1782 by King Rama I, Rattanakosin is the prototype of today’s Big Mango. For those interested in the heritage and origins of Bangkok, visiting the Old Town is indeed one of… 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 »

We hope you love the story through a foreigner’s perspective. Don’t forget to discover the traditional side of Songkran with our timeless guide by locals, Songkran Festival: The Ultimate Guide to Thai New Year and Thai Water Festival. Let’s say that you can’t stay dry! The probability is that you’ll be wet for 3 days in… 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 »