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I have traveled to Thailand many times for more than 10 years. Often we are in a group and it is more economical to employ the services of a van driver. Hopefully this information would be useful for those who are travelling to Thailand and looking for a van driver- as to ensure you may [...]

I visit Thailand often during year end and each time, one of my priorities is to buy the Thai calendar with dates and months written in Thai language. I have been buying the calendar under this series since 2013 each year without fail. It is a way that I use to make myself remember the [...]

I have been travelling actively since 2005, especially to Thailand. Previously, whenever I was overseas, I put my Malaysian phone on roaming. And the phone bill used to cost me a bomb. In the past when I took leave and visit Thailand, between 9 to 16 days per visit, my local phone bill used to [...]

The simple guidelines below is taken from an old information board issued by the Tourist Authority of Thailand, pertaining the do and don'ts. These guidelines are similar in most Asia countries: Do display polite behavior in places of worship Don't climb upon the Buddha image to take a photograph or do anything that might show [...]

During my recent trip to Bangkok, I opted for data plan from AIS. I got the plan directly from AIS booth located in Suvarnabhumi airport. The rate was as follows: 350 baht for 300MB of data plan including free call/sms of 87 baht. The copy also provide the tired rate as follows: - for 550baht [...]

When changing foreign currencies, you need to look around for the best rates. In Hatyai, the exchange rate for MYR (Malaysian ringit to Thai baht) are quite good. Once Chiang Mai, I was helping some friends to change different currencies - Malaysian ringgit (MYR), Singapore dollars (SGD) and US Dollars (USD) to Thai baht. Here's [...]

View public holidays for: 2017 (Thai year 2560) 2018 (Thai year 2561) Public holidays for year 2017 (Thai year 2560): Festival Date Remarks New Year’s Day 1 January 2017 (Sun) New Year's Day 2 January 2017 (Mon) Replacement day Chinese New Year 28 January 2017 (Sat) A week of festivities and fireworks display in the [...]

The following articles are taken from my Life Blog, in which I will be transferring in stages to this blog. This is to consolidate articles related to my travels to Thailand into a single blog for better focus and to make it easier for you to find what you are looking for: Using a Thai [...]