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The Ultimate Packing List For Backpacking Thailand.

Thailand is still the ultimate backpacker destination, with so many backpackers making it their first stop on a larger gap year adventure. Despite this, many first time travellers don’t know what to expect from Thailand and struggle with knowing what to pack and what to bring, with so many backpackers taking way too much. Here is the ultimate packing guide for backpacking around Thailand to help you choose what to take and what to leave behind.

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Where To Stay In Bangkok. An Insiders Guide To The Best Bangkok Neighbourhoods.

Bangkok is many backpackers first introduction to Thailand and south east Asia, and can seem overwhelming at first with so many things to do and so many places to stay, so where do you start? Here is an insiders guide

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Posted in Destinations, Travel Lists

What To Expect And Prepare For At Your First Full Moon Party.

The full moon party is a right of passage amongst many backpackers in Thailand, but what is it exactly? What should you expect from the famous island party and what do you need to know before you go? The full

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Maya Bay in Thailand May Be Finally Closing To Tourists!

Maya Bay, ‘the beach’ on the Thai island of Koh Phi Phi Leh that was made famous in the 2000 movie starring Leonardo Di Caprio and has since seen a phenomenal surge in tourism as a result, is finally being closed off to tourists as of June 2018 because of environmental concerns.

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Posted in Travel Talk

The Evolution Of Khao San Road.

Khao San Road is a microcosm of the tourism industry in Thailand, and its evolution into a package tour shell of its former self is reflective of Thailand as a whole, but is it too far gone for backpackers to ever enjoy again?

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Should Travellers Eat Shark Fin Soup?

Shark fin soup is a traditional Asian dish steeped in history and culture, but with modern ethical and environmental concerns, is this one cultural experience travellers should be avoiding?

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Posted in Responsible Travel

Exploring Bangkok’s Chinatown.

Bangkok’s Chinatown is a fascinating, contradictory and endlessly fun part of this teeming megalopolis, and one that many travellers tend to overlook. Get all the information you need about exploring this part of Thailand’s capital city here. 

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Posted in Destinations

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