The full world heritage list proclaimed by UNESCO includes 1,121 properties that are part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. There are five different world heritage sites in Thailand all of which are located in the country’s north or north-east. Here is a short …
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Yesterday I wrote a post about my trip to Koh Larn and all the cool things that I have done and seen there. So today I thought I let you know how you can actually get there from Pattaya. The island Koh Larn is located just 7km off the coast from Pattaya and it doesn’t …
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Last weekend I eventually decided to head out of Bangkok and for a trip to Koh Larn. It’s the eight island I have visited now in Thailand and seriously I don’t know why I didn’t go earlier. It’s so close and easy to get there from Bangkok – it is definitely the best island trip …
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Last weekend I went to Chonburi, with just about one hour drive the closest beach town from Bangkok and therefore one of the most popular short time trips for Bangkokians. It didn’t take long until I realized why most of the tourists (especially foreigners) prefer heading one hour further down the coast to Pattaya. I …
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So many people say they don’t like Pattaya and they wouldn’t go there just because they are told it has the biggest red light district in Thailand. This is true, Pattaya shares along with Patong in Phuket the reputation of Southeast Asia’s sex meccas, with Pattaya being by far the bigger one. But apart from …
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Pattaya is without doubt the all-time¬†favorite for short time trips from Bangkok. So how to get there? Bangkok to Pattaya by Bus Take the BTS Skytrain to Ekkamai station. Leave the station at Exit No. 2 and you are right at the Ekkamai Bus Terminal. There are buses to Pattaya every 30-60 minutes from 5am …
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A short trip from Bangkok to Hua Hin or Cha Am is a more relaxed alternative to Pattaya, with less tourists, less lady bars, less… madness. So how to get there? Bangkok to Hua Hin / Cha Am by Minivan Minivans to Hua Hin and Cha Am leave regularly (every 30-45 minutes) from Ekkamai Bus …
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There is only one practical way to get from downtown Bangkok to Koh Samet. Go to the Eastern Bus Terminal located in Ekkamai, Sukhumvit (therefore often just called Ekkamai Bus Terminal, photo below) and take an air-con bus to Ban Phe (3 hours, 166 Baht). These buses leave every 1-2 hours from 7:00am to 6:30pm. …
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