The Top Street Foods to Try When in Thailand

One of the best parts of any getaway is savoring the local eats. Oftentimes, you don’t have to head off to the most posh restaurants to do this. The most authentic, most flavorful, and cheapest meals you’re gonna get is food that’s being sold in quaint little stalls along busy and slightly smelly streets. And let me tell you, some of the best street foods in the world can be found in Thailand.

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Thai street food

Now, most people might be a bit hesitant to chow down in the street, mainly because of sanitation issues. Well, as a street food aficionado who has never been sick, and whose diet has comprised some sort of barbecued animal part at least twice a week for two decades, here are some helpful hints for once you decide to dive in and enjoy street cuisine: Continue reading “The Top Street Foods to Try When in Thailand”

The Do’s and Don’ts in Thailand

The Thais are known for their hospitality and tolerance. While Thailand is fast becoming more and more Western, the Thai culture is still kept very much alive by its people. The average tourist may find that it can be quite difficult to adjust to normal customs, but don’t worry. Thais are quite tolerant and will not show obvious displeasure when it comes to foreigners committing the occasional faux pas, and they do appreciate attempts to pay respect to their culture.

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Thai Culture

That being said, a visitor to any foreign country must be aware of certain do’s and don’ts to avoid unintentionally insulting anyone during his stay. Here are a few tips for travelers to Thailand: Continue reading “The Do’s and Don’ts in Thailand”

How to Do a Thailand Vacation in 7 Days

Planning a vacation can be quite a head-scratcher. There’s the matter of booking flights, reserving a hotel, packing only the essentials (not an easy thing to do, especially if your travel companion insists on bringing a bag exclusively for shoes), and the actual travelling. By the time you get to your destination, you’re so worn out from all the preparation that you’re looking forward to having the same amount of fun as the people shown on your travel brochures. And while you’re hoping that everything goes smoothly and without a single hitch, naturally, you may also start wondering how you can possibly do everything that you want to do in one place, and all in just seven days.

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Visit Thailand and be mesmerized with its architecture

Plotting an itinerary for one week, especially for a vacation in Thailand, could be a challenge if you don’t know where to start. It’s only natural to want to zip around the country and experience it as much as you can in a week’s time. But to really enjoy your stay, sometimes you have to be selective about your activities and the places you need to go to. Continue reading “How to Do a Thailand Vacation in 7 Days”