Santiphap park in Bangkok – My Review!

I can not call the capital of Thailand a very green city, and Bangkok’s parks are practically the only corners of wildlife in this metropolis. Therefore, it is always a pleasure to visit such a green oasis among tall buildings. Today I will review Santiphap Park, a beautiful but small park in the urban area of ​​Ratchathewi. I note right away that this is not the park for which people make long trips from other areas of Bangkok. But if you live close to Santiphap Park, I recommend visiting this cozy place and spending a pleasant time there. In addition to a text review with photos of the park, below on the page you will find my small video review of Santiphap park. Continue reading

How to get from Bangkok to Koh Lanta – Ways and Prices!

Koh Lanta is not yet a massive holiday destination in Thailand and this is one of the advantages of this picturesque, but very relaxing island. Koh Lanta is one of the most distant islands in the province of Krabi, but also one of the largest and most beautiful. And if you decide to visit this island and have a wonderful vacation on several dozens of wide sandy beaches, the total length of which is about 30 kilometers, you will find useful information on this page. The article describes the easiest way to get to Koh Lanta from Bangkok using an organized transfer. You will learn some of the nuances of such a trip, schedule and cost of transport. An alternative route will also be offered, which for some will be easier and more comfortable. Continue reading

Thailand introduces a minimum daily price for a tour package

Starting from January 1, 2020, when selling travel packages to Thailand, a new minimum price limit will apply. This information was published by the Department of Tourism of Thailand. The new price limit will apply to all foreign tourists who purchase ready-made tour packages. Moreover, for different regions the minimum cost of a voucher per day is significantly different. According to the authorities, such a measure was taken to prevent dumping by unscrupulous tour operators and price wars between them, as a result of which the overall quality of tourism services in the country is deteriorating. Continue reading

How to travel in Thailand cheap – best tips!

Travel to Thailand Cheap - Best Travel TipsThe depreciation of the Euro and a significant strengthening of the Thai baht against the US dollar in 2019 make holidays in Thailand more expensive than before. And for many people, this is a sad, but important reason to refuse to rest in Thailand. But there are some simple secrets that allow you to relax in Thailand very inexpensively, even in 2019. Below on the page you will find useful tips on how you can save a lot of money while travel to Thailand. At the same time, this is not about a noticeable decrease in the quality of your vacation, but only about really reasonable savings on things and services, which you can completely refuse. The calculations of approximate savings during a vacation in Thailand for two people are also given, which will follow my simple tips. Continue reading

How to get from Pattaya to Hua Hin Fast and Cheap

Pattaya and Hua Hin are Thailand’s seaside resorts, which are located 2-3 hours drive from Bangkok. And more and more tourists want to visit both Pattaya and Hua Hin during one trip to Thailand, because the characteristics of these resorts are completely different. The bustling and cheerful Pattaya cannot boast of clear sea and beaches. And quiet and peaceful Hua Hin is the “royal resort” of Thailand, it has a clean and very warm sea, and many kilometers of white sand beaches. On this page you will find detailed information on how to get from Pattaya to Hua Hin by land and sea, the schedule of buses and ferries in both directions, as well as the cost of a taxi between cities. Continue reading

Why is Thailand expensive – main reasons!

Holidays in Thailand are becoming less attractive for residents of many European countries and residents of the United States. As a result, the number of European and American tourists in the main resorts of Thailand has been declining for several consecutive years both in quantitative terms and as a percentage of the number of foreign tourists in Thailand. The largest tourist operators in Asia point out three main reasons that make Western tourists choose other countries for vacation instead of Thailand, which 5-10 years ago was very popular and had practically no alternative in the winter season. Continue reading