• Thailand

    HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR SHORT SAY IN BANGKOK

    Bangkok is a breath of fresh air…well metaphorically. Literally, it is a breath of spicy, salty, stinky, sweet, gingery, sweaty, cilantro-y air. (And a bunch of other smells that I don’t have the culinary vocabulary to describe.) View from sky train platform at the Silom stop Most people I meet tend to treat Bangkok as a layover city. People often spend just one day, or even half a day, on their way from Chang Mai to the islands of the South…but Bangkok is so much more than that! There are so many places to explore and after three days, I had not seen everything I’d wanted to see. I will…

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    TWO WEEKS IN THAILAND: FROM BANGKOK TO KOH TAO

    I recently returned from my first ever solo travel trip and I will share with you here, the logistics and prices, as well as my personal reviews of tourism and reactions to Thailand. PLANE: $350.00 USD round trip Air Asia XJ -Booked through Skyscanner. -Carry-on limit: 15 kg/ 30 lb, plus your personal item. -Liquid limits 100ml bottles…I got away with 120ml. BANGKOK ACCOMMODATION: $7 USD / 250 THB per night Feel At Home Backpackers, Hostel -Located in Banglampoo. Short walking distance to Khao San Road, Lomprayah bus station and Chao Phraya River. -Female dorms offer huge lockers under beds for your entire luggage, mixed dorms only offer small lockers…