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Thailand is perfect for all types of travelers. There is so much to see and do, you can easily spent a few months here. Highlights of Thailand include the islands in the South, a trekking around Chiang Mai or Pai, a visit to the Death Railway in Kanchanaburi and the Grand Temple in Bangkok. Getting around is easy by public transportation / big buses. Some of the best backpacker hostels are in Thailand. They are perfect for meeting new travel friends and finding budget tours. Thailand is a great country for independent travelers, especially for beginner backpackers. Don’t forget to check out the ‘Make a Plan’ section on this blog for loads of general backpacking tips. Are you ready for your Thailand adventure?

Sleep less, dream more – The Night Train through Thailand

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Our journey exploring Southeast Asia began in Thailand. We started in Bangkok, took a side trip to Koh Chang and then returned to Bangkok....

Cycling Bang Krachao – A fun DIY Bangkok day trip!

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Surrounded by Bangkok's busy urban life lies a gorgeous green oasis: Bang Krachao (Bangkachao) island. This island, located in the mighty Chao Praya river...

The Bangkok Tree House Hotel, an eco-heaven in the city centre!

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A riverside hotel amidst lush greenery, excellent bicycle paths, small Thai villages and great bird watching spots. We never expected to find such a...

Money Matters: What are the costs of 3 months backpacking in...

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Lisanne took some time off to go on the ultimate Southeast Asia trip. She strapped on her backpack and went all the way from Khao...

Money Matters: Costs of first-time backpacking in Thailand

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Thailand: a country that doesn't really need an introduction. We all know it has delicious food, welcoming people and gorgeous white beaches. It is...

Locals’ favorite places in Bangkok – Where to go?

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Locals know best, so a while ago I asked my Bangkok friends -Patch, Miki and Puy- to give their three favorite places in Bangkok....

Ancient rituals at the 10th World Wai Kru Ceremony in Ayutthaya

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Whoever thought Muay Thai is a mindless, aggressive and blood hungry sport: think again. During my recent trip to Thailand I discovered that Muay...