Top 5 Challenges in Bangkok as a Tourist and How to Overcome Them

Bangkok generally is a very safe city and the hazards of exploring as a tourist are very low. However, there are certain challenges and scams that people who are on holiday in Thailand should watch out for, especially if they look like they have just arrived in the city and don’t know where they are going. Avoiding Scams People who visit the Grand Palace and other major attractions may well run into one scam that has been operating for many years. A man dressed in a tour guide’s uniform will approach tourists on their way to the attraction and tell
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Exploring Buddamonthon Park in Thailand

Exploring Buddamonthon Park People who want to do something a bit different while on holiday in Thailand can spend the day exploring the large and lovely Buddamonthon Park. This picturesque green zone is located in Tambon Salaya, which is part of Nakhon Pathom Province and is within easy driving distance of Bangkok. The park covers an area of about 1,000 acres and is an important religious site as well as a great place to retreat from the hustle and bustle of the big city for a while. The park was built by the government in 1957 or B.E 2500 by the
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The Long Necked Woman of Northern Thailand

The northern part of Thailand is home to a number of traditional hilltribes where the villagers follow their own unique traditions. The Karen hilltribe, which is also known as the Long Neck hilltribe, is one of the most vibrant of these ethnic groups and can be found in the very north of Thailand. Special Thailand tour packages take visitors to visit the Long Necked tribes and this is an experience that visitors will never forget. The Karen tribe originally lived in the hills of Burma and cam to northern Thailand more than a century ago. The tribe gets their nickname
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Great Guide to Chatuchak Weekend Market

Travellers who enjoy shopping should make sure that they visit Chatuchak market while spending time in Bangkok. Shopping at Chatuchak market is one of the most popular things to do in Thailand and the market covers around 35 acres. This makes it the largest outdoor market in the whole of Asia and there are more than eight thousands stalls, each piled high with goods. Chatuchak market receives more than 20,000 visitors on the weekends and this is a good place to stop by during Bangkok day tours. The stalls at Chatuchak market are arranged into different sections according to the types
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Festivals of Thailand – An Overview

The Thai people love to have fun and get together to celebrate. One of the great things about Thailand is that there are numerous different festivals spread throughout the year. Experiencing the magic of the biggest festivals is one of the most exciting things to do in Thailand. Chinese New Year Chinese New Year is celebrated in style in Bangkok, especially in the Chinatown district, which is known locally as Yaowaraj. The date of the festival varies according to the phases of the moon, but typically takes place around the end of January. People who wander the streets of Yaowaraj at
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Little Arabia in Bangkok

If you fancy sampling authentic Arabian coffee and cuisine, check out Little Arabia. Bangkok is a city with many faces and this is without doubt one of the most interesting and unusual. This vibrant district can be found close to Sukhumvit Soi 3 and many of the restaurants here are open around the clock, making Little Arabia a popular place to get a bite to eat late at night. This small Soi runs in an L shape between Sukhumvit Soi 3 and Soi 4 and is packed with excellent eateries. Although the street itself is quite dirty (no surprise in Bangkok!),
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Why Thailand is so Special for a Golfing Experience

Not only is Thailand blessed with tropical weather and sunshine virtually all year round, it also features some of the best golf courses in the whole of Asia. People who are on holiday in Thailand will find that most of the country’s major destinations boast a selection of golf courses where people can get back into the swing of things. Here are some of the best places to play golf in Thailand. Pattaya This seaside city features a large number of excellent golfing greens to choose from such as Laem Chabang International and the Khao Kheow Country Club. There are plenty
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Shopping and Snacking at Night Markets in Bangkok

Bangkok is the city that never sleeps and its many pleasures can be enjoyed at nearly any time of the day or night. Night markets (talat yen in Thai) can be found in most areas of the city and are open from around 17:00 or 18:00 until midnight. In addition to selling a wide range of items, these night markets provide cheap meals and snacks, street side bars and a range of other entertainment options. Here is a rundown of some of Bangkok’s best night markets that are just waiting to be discovered by people who are looking for things
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Exploring Bangkok by BTS

Like many big cities, Bangkok suffers from congestion issues and trying to get around by bus or taxi can be a real nightmare sometimes! Fortunately the BTS network is a fast and efficient way to get around. There are just two lines to negotiate, which take travellers high above the road and provide interesting aerial views of the city along the way. this makes travelling by BTS ideal for people who are on holiday in Thailand. The average journey costs just 15-45 baht, which is much cheaper than taking a taxi or a tuk-tuk. You can buy tickets at each
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Why Thailand is often Called a Honeymooner’s Paradise

Taking a honeymoon is among the most popular things to do in Thailand and thousands of people travel to Thailand each and every year to enjoy a honeymoon that they will never forget. The stunning natural beauty of Thailand combined with the tropical climate make this a great place for couples who want to soak up the sun on the beach for a couple of weeks. Thailand also boasts plenty of exciting activities for adventure seekers to try and world class restaurants that will really make food lovers feel like they are in paradise. Stunning Tropical Islands and Beaches The beaches
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