• 13 Tips On How To Rent A Motorbike In Thailand

     

    Driving a motorbike in Thailand is nothing like back home. There are different rules, road conditions can be bad, it looks chaotic and there are a lot of crazy tourists on the road that think they are TripleX. Be careful, drive safely! Have a look through these motorbike tips for Thailand and make sure driving a motorbike is fun and does not ruin your holiday. If you travel to Thailand it should be one big adventure. Best places for renting a motorbike is when you go island hopping in Thailand

  • 13 Unusual Things To Do In Bangkok

    There are literally hundreds of things to do in Bangkok so to narrow it down I already wrote a top 10 things to do in Bangkok blog to make sure you don’t miss the highlights. Don’t get me wrong I still want you to see the standard Bangkok attractions such as Khao San Road, Chatuchak Markets and The Grand Palace, but there is more…

  • 25 Best Street Food Dishes you MUST try in Thailand

    Thailand needs no introduction when it comes to serving the most amazing street foods. This world-renowned food paradise is considered to be one of the best places to try out some of the traditional street food dishes for an unforgettable gastronomic experience. It doesn’t really matter what brings you to Thailand but your visit wouldn’t be complete without trying some of their street food.

  • 4 Amazing Thailand Itineraries for 2 Weeks

    Planning your trip to Thailand for 2 weeks? Unfortunately there are too many cool places to visit in Thailand so you will have to make choices. Ideally I would suggest a 4 weeks itinerary around Thailand, but it is understandable that not everyone has the time and money to travel to Thailand for 4 weeks.

    It is hard to come up with the ultimate 14 days itinerary for Thailand and therefore I created 4 different itineraries so you can choose the one you prefer most!

  • 4 great luxury hotels in Bangkok

    There are so many luxury hotels in Bangkok that prices are very competitive and staying in one of those fantastic places won’t be as expensive as you might think. I could have easily made a list op top ten hotels in Bangkok, but I chose to write about the 4 places I recently stayed at. To me the best areas to stay in Bangkok are Silom and Sukhumvit. I

  • 65 Things To Know Before Traveling to Thailand in 2024

    Since I lived, traveled, partied, visited, explored and adventured in Thailand more than 20 times, trust me this is the most comprehensive Thailand travel tips guide that you will find on the internet. Let me help you getting started for your trip to Thailand with info about: things to do and not do, cultural guidelines, places to visit, standard travel tips, how to get around and everything else you need to know when visiting Thailand.

  • 68 Interesting Facts about Thailand and Bangkok

    Do you think you know everything about Thailand? Well, you couldn’t be further from the truth. This beautiful country is known as Prathet Thai which means “land of the free.” Apart from its incredibly friendly people, Thailand is full of diverse ecosystems which include lush jungles, rugged coastlines, hilly forests, endless beaches, fertile rice fields, rivers, plains, waterfalls, and so much more. Oh yeah and Thailand boasts over 1,400 islands that are stunning to explore.

  • A taste of luxury in the W Hotel Bangkok

    Looking for a luxury hotel in Bangkok? Thought about staying in the W Hotel in Bangkok? It was my first time and like all first times they are hard to forget, right? I was happy to get a slice of luxury hotel life in Bangkok on my trip to Thailand and I enjoyed it to the fullest. This is my full review.

  • Best E-Sim Cards for Traveling to Thailand in 2024

    Are you traveling to Thailand soon and looking for an e-sim card to stay connected during your trip to Thailand? This is a complete guide with everything you need to know before buying an e-sim card for your trip to Thailand in 2024.

    You will find a comparison of the best Thailand e-sim cards with up to date prices as per January 2024 and all the specifications per e-sim card. More info about the advantages and disadvantages of e-sim cards, my recommendation, where and when to order an e-sim card, a comparison with local prepaid sim cards and of course links to directly order your e-sim card for Thailand online.

  • Best ways from Bangkok to Koh Tao

    Thinking about traveling to Koh Tao? Despite its very bad reputation, I have always enjoyed visiting Koh Tao and it is one of the most visited places in Thailand for me. Therefore you can also find loads of Koh Tao travel tips on my website. So I am more than happy to help you enjoying this beautiful island as much as I always do.

    Let me show you the best ways how to get to Koh Tao from Bangkok. in the most convenient way. There is no airport on Koh Tao the tiny hilly island so it's actually it is pretty straightforward since there is only one way: taking a boat to Koh Tao. But of course there are many routes to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao. When traveling to Thailand make sure you include this little paradise to your island hopping itinerary.

  • Buying a Prepaid Sim Card for Thailand in 2024

    Excited for your trip to Thailand? I envy you! Traveltomtom has visited Thailand more than 20 times and it is one of my most visited countries in the world. Staying connected makes traveling in Thailand so much easier and of course much more fun. Don't get stuck with high roaming charges or slow overseas data roaming plans.

    This is a complete guide for finding the best sim card for your trip to Thailand. Local prepaid sim cards you buy on arrival in Thailand are cheap, but there are also amazing e-sim card deals for Thailand that you order directly on the internet and you are online as soon as the plane lands.

  • Buying a Sim Card at Bangkok Airport in 2024

    Planning your trip to Thailand and flying to Bangkok and wondering if you can buy a prepaid sim card on arrival at Bangkok International Airport? This is a complete guide with everything you need to know about buying a sim card at Bangkok Airport BKK and finding the best sim cards for your trip to Thailand.

    Find out where to buy a sim card in Bangkok, up to date prices as per January 2024, all about tourist sim cards at Bangkok International Airport, my recommendation, a vlog about my arrival and my experiences, a comparison of the Thailand prepaid sim cards, the best e-sim cards for Thailand, info about international sim cards and more.

  • Co van Kessel Bike Tour | Bangkok By Bike

     

    Bangkok tourism is booming and so are Bangkok cycling tours. Co van Kessel is a Dutch company founded by Co, a late Dutchman. He started cycling in Bangkok over 30 years ago, taking tourists to the best places to visit in Bangkok. First time I took the tour was in 2009 and since then the business grew a lot and they are offering multiple tours a day ranging from 3 to 9 hours long. I opted for the ‘Co Combo tour’, a 5-hour bike/boat tour through the remote areas of Bangkok.

  • How to Find Cheap Domestic Flights in Thailand

    Most people that visit Thailand assume that taking busses, trains and boats are the easiest ways to get around Thailand. But in fact the best, fastest and easiest way is by finding domestic flights in Thailand. But isn't that expensive? Nope! Don't worry backpackers even domestic flights in Thailand are cheap! In this blog I will show you how to find these flight deals, where to book them and everything else you need to know: luggage allowance, airlines, safety issues, etc.

  • Is It Safe To Travel To Thailand in 2024

    Bangkok was the most visited city in the world before the global pandemic, yet still everyone is having doubts about the safety situation in Thailand. With so many happy tourists telling their friends about island hopping in Thailand and their jungle trekking and motorbike tours in Chiang Mai and crazy nights in Bangkok I would suggest word of mouth would do its job, right?

    Well apparently there are still a lot of doubts if it is safe to travel to Thailand.

    The vast majority of Thailand tourists leave the country with great memories, but on the flipside there are also some horror stories like the Koh Tao murders and disappearing people in Bangkok. So how safe is Thailand actually in 2024?

  • People on the road in Bangkok

     

    What is the best thing about traveling to Thailand? Exploring, the food and the people would probably come up in your mind first and I can understand. Isn’t that why we travel the world? In total I have now been in this country more than 15 times and it still is intriguing enough to come back. All my experience and travel tips for Thailand I bundeled in more than 40 travel blogs. Check them out in the link.

  • Siam at Siam Design Hotel | Boutique Bangkok

    By the time I got back to Bangkok last month I was in serious need of relaxation, and I was happy to be invited at one of the coolest boutique hotels in Bangkok: the Siam at Siam Design Hotel. It is one of Bangkok’s oldest family-owned hotels and lately completely refurbished. Siam at Siam Design Hotel is a boutique hotel with a contemporary, luxurious, and unique style right in the heart of Bangkok.

  • Sofitel So Bangkok | Best View of Bangkok

    The Sofitel So Bangkok only opened in 2012. A fashionable and trendy hotel, located at the beginning of Sathorn Road in front of Lumpini Park, Bangkok’s largest green area. So Sofitel is all about art and style; chic but playful. It was the famous French designer Christian Lacroix who designed the hotel’s interior, the staff uniforms and the executive lounge. On my trip to Thailand in 2017 I had the privilege of staying there and write a Sofitel So Bangkok review. 

  • Thailand vs Philippines For Travel | The Differences

    When people ask me about the best country I have been, I hardly ever name Thailand or Philippines. First off I think it is really hard to compare countries as every place is unique and has its own charm. I always come forward with a list of 5 amazing countries (Argentina, Nepal, South Africa, New Zealand and Hawaii) in where I had fantastic travel adventures and it goes without saying that traveling to Thailand and traveling to Philippines can be added to that list.

    The thing is, I have been to both countries so many times, I kind of take it for granted sometimes.

  • Top 10 Things To Do In Bangkok For First Timers

    Bangkok can be intimidating at first, but give it a chance and you will start loving love it. Embrace the chaos and find the beauty in what may seem like a dirty city, but there is so much going on it can be a bit overwhelming.

    There are so many cool things to do in Bangkok that it is hard to tell you where to go and what to do. I have traveled to Bangkok about 20 times and I was always the first person people would reach out to when they booked a trip to Bangkok.

    Therefore I decided to put this list together of the 10 best things to do in Bangkok or first timers.

  • Train from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur! Worth it?

    There’s always this dilemma of how to travel around Thailand. Do I take the train, bus or even a flight. This time I wanted to travel to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and although flying was cheaper and faster I decided to take on the adventure and book a train from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur.

    It was a little more complicated and expensive but the adventure was worth it. Read all about my experiences in my blog below about my overland travel experience in Thailand.

  • What To Pack For Thailand | Packing List With 40 Things To Bring

    Traveling to Thailand is such an amazing experience, but making up your packing list can be challenging. Being such a diverse country, figuring out what to bring to Thailand can be pretty challenging. The chances are that you will spend a lot of time on the beach and backpacking around Thailand. Therefore I concentrated for this packing list on all those travel essentials for tropical destinations. That said there are probably some activities included in your Thailand itinerary wherefore you need different things to bring. Think about jungle trekking in North Thailand. Let’s just have a look what to bring…