10 Best Beaches of Phuket

10 Best Beaches of Phuket

The largest island of Thailand – Phuket – welcomes guests with an abundance of beaches, each of which has its advantages and disadvantages. Absolutely everyone can find a rest for himself or herself here. There are places in Phuket where life does not freeze for a minute. If you are a fan of a more relaxing holiday, then the island is ready to offer small cozy beaches with azure water and fine sand. In this article, we will tell you about the most popular beaches of Phuket, which have already managed to win the love of many tourists. Read more

Experiment: How to Survive on $400 per Month in Pattaya

Experiment: How to Survive on $400 per Month in Pattaya

When I came to Thailand for the second time to spend the winter, I decided to calculate the minimum living cost for myself in Pattaya. I rented an apartment in Jomtien Beach Condominium for 8500 baht and decided that I would live one month with minimal expenses.

I was not interested in partying and excursions at this stage, I just wanted to live in the country at a minimum cost. This greatly reduced my needs and reduced the monthly spendings in Pattaya quite a bit. The first thing I figured out was that I usually spend the most money in my life on small things, which at the end of the month end up being 50% of all the expenses. I decided to give them up. Read more

10 Most Delicious Thai Dishes to Not Miss. Sweets of Thailand

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If you go to Thailand and don’t try any of the national dishes, it means you need to return. With good reason, most hotels offer only breakfast – so you can go out and explore the Thai cuisine during the day. It is almost impossible to stay hungry in the country of the thousand smiles. The variety of dishes that simply is not available back home, the incredible spices and amazing seafood are waiting for tourists around every corner.

Three advantages of South-East Asian cuisine:

  1. Taste
  2. Price
  3. Exotics

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How to get from Phuket to Samui

How to get from Phuket to Samui

The distance from Phuket to Samui is around 300 kilometers (186 miles), but because the resorts are located on two islands on opposite sides of the Malaka peninsula, in order to make it from one island to the next one it takes travel across both land and the sea. There are a few different ways to make the trip. Each of them is different and comes at different prices, times, and conveniences. Let’s go over the most popular options, examine their pros and cons, and then you can choose for yourself the trip that is right for you. Read more

Meeting Fa, or a Thai Soap Opera

Tei, me, Fa

Earlier I said I was living in Pattaya with a girlfriend named Tei. One day, Tei told me that her mother needed her to return home to Isan. At that moment we had some small conflicts and I did not want to risk going with her to Isan, even though I wanted to see it.

After some time, she called me and told me that her mother would no longer allow her to live in Pattaya because she had never sent any money home. Read more

Best Pattaya 5*, 4*, 3* Hotels with Private Beaches

Centara Grand Mirage 5*

Pattaya is one of the few resorts in Thailand where you can relax almost all year round. This is due to the fact that the rain season is very mild here and the amount of precipitation is insignificant. In addition, traveling here will cost much cheaper than to some other Asian countries. Thanks to comfortable beaches, quality service in hotels and enjoyable shopping, positive impressions of the trip will remain with you for a long time. Read more

What’s forbidden to take out from Thailand: a 2019 list

Customs

Thailand conquers hearts from the very start. Someone comes here to enjoy the sea and the sun, someone does for fun and someone for shopping. Seven thousand kilometers and eight hours flight for the sake of shopping? Exactly, since many goods, from souvenirs to food, can be purchased here at a very favorable price.

What should a tourist know when flying to the Kingdom of Thailand for shopping? Well, you should be at least basically familiar with the Customs Legislation. Read more