Category: Tips

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

If there’s one thing that prompts our love-hate relationship with Bangkok, it’s traffic. Fortunately, the ubiquitous motorbike taxis (aka moto-taxis) are our white horses… or maybe not. Riding a Bangkok motorbike taxi can be dangerous and sometimes a major rip-off. But if you know how to ride a Bangkok motorbike taxi and avoid scams, chances are you… Read more »