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 »

Celebrating Songkran in Bangkok is one of the best things to do in Thailand, but there’s more to it than just wild water fights. 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. The Thai New Year or… 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 »

Disclaimer: TakeMeTour is not affiliated with any of the organizations mentioned below. This article aims to provide ideas for those looking to volunteer in Thailand. We did, however, had a hands-on experience with one of the organizations and can thus recommend it from our personal impression. While you don’t have to pay to volunteer at any of… 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 »

Now you can feel Japanese in Chiang Mai, Thailand! Hinoki Land: Slices of Japan in Thailand Chiang Mai is full of traditional Northern Thai charms, but a little cultural variety goes a long way, right? The northern city has just taken the universal craze with all things Japanese to the next level. At the brand new cultural park Hinoki… Read more »

If you’ve been to Bangkok, you’re probably no stranger to its morning bustle and the scene of Bangkokians hurrying to work with iced coffee in one hand. Despite the rush, our metropolis is home to many inviting traditional Thai breakfast places. They serve up various delicious dishes and won’t cause you more than 3$. From Congee and Patongko (Chinese donuts) to… Read more »