5 Must-Learn Thai Phrases to Help You On Your Way

5 Must-Learn Thai Phrases to Help You On Your Way

Thai language is considered among one of the hardest in the world for Westerners to learn; mainly due to the presence of tones. There are five tones in Thai, making it that slight bit more difficult than Chinese in terms of pronunciation. However, you’ll be encouraged to know, that just like English, Thai is an alphabetical language as the letters do not have a meaning by themselves; they are not […]

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3 Bangkok Hidden Gems for Alternative Urban SightSeeing

3 Bangkok Hidden Gems for Alternative Urban SightSeeing

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Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is renowned for being a cultural melting pot teeming with things to see and do. Most tourist guides offer a basic overview of some of the most famous attractions in Bangkok, leading you to the Grand Palace, several wats (temples) and Chatuchak Market. Everyone you meet will have […]

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4 Exquisite and Undiscovered Bangkok Eateries

4 Exquisite and Undiscovered Bangkok Eateries

Bangkok is a large metropolitan urban jungle of semi-organized chaos. When all you seem to be finding are overpriced and average restaurants, it can leave you unsure of whether the city really has anything exceptional to offer beyond the notorious green Thai curry and costly Pad Thai. However, Bangkok is full of secret treasures buried among the bedlam just waiting to be discovered; their adorable charm overpowered by commercialism and […]

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Five Tips for Packing a Light Bag When Going Abroad

Five Tips for Packing a Light Bag When Going Abroad
When packing your bag for an international backpacking trip, the idea is to pack as light as possible. Ideally, you want to fit everything into one carry-on sized bag so that you can take it on the plane with you, minimizing the chances of theft, cutting down on time spent waiting for luggage, and saving your back from lugging around too much weight in whatever your country you’re exploring.
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So, You’re Looking for a Date…5 Places to Meet Sincere, Well-off Women in Thailand

So, You’re Looking for a Date…5 Places to Meet Sincere, Well-off Women in Thailand
When spending time in Thailand, or any other place in the world, you’re bound to get romantically involved with a local at some point. Regardless of the scorn you might see on a few faces passing you by, it’s only human nature to want to fraternize with beautiful women who are different than you in so many ways.
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Relationships on the Road: 5 Things to Remember

Relationships on the Road: 5 Things to Remember
If you plan to be traveling for a long time, romance becomes an inevitable part of travel. Whether it be one night stands, drawn out flings with travelers, or miming-filled relationships with locals who don’t speak English, you cannot spend a long time traveling without getting caught up in some drama of some sort.
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Four Simple Tips for Maintaining Your Sanity in a Chaotic Third World Country

Four Simple Tips for Maintaining Your Sanity in a Chaotic Third World Country
Traveling in the world’s third world destinations is an interesting experience, in far more ways than one, and in a world that has grown so small, it’s nice to know there are still some places to find true adventure. But there is also the danger of going a little too far down the rabbit hole.
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Some Casual Advice On Planning Your First Trip to Thailand

Some Casual Advice On Planning Your First Trip to Thailand

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So, you are coming to Thailand for the first time and you want to know what the best things are to see and do. Congratulations on choosing this amazing country for your next vacation, and I hope I get the chance to see you on your travels. Since that’s highly unlikely to happen, I’ll give you a little advice for planning out your trip.
By the way, this is not […]

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Fitness Centers in Chiang Mai: 6 Places to Consider Breaking a Sweat

Fitness Centers in Chiang Mai: 6 Places to Consider Breaking a Sweat
When living in a foreign country, it’s more important than ever to get a workout in. There’s just too many other things going on around you to keep putting it off “for later,” and all too often you sacrifice health getting carried away with the locals or the other travelers.
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Acclimating a New Destination: 5 Tips for Getting Your Feet Wet

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No matter how many times you’ve been traveling, and indeed no matter how many times you’ve been to that very country, coming in country for the first week is always bound to be a culture shock. It’s important, therefore, to take a moment to acclimate when first entering or returning to a country […]

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