In 1966, a young anthropology student of Harvard called Stephen Young was living in the Ban Chiang village in Northeastern Thailand while conducting interviews for his senior honor thesis. It was when he tripped over a root of a Kapok tree and fell down that he accidentally discovered a rim of a buried pot. He knew that even …
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Udon Thani Highlights

Last updated: March 21st, 2020 | in Isaan | Traveling | Udon Thani

Udon Thani is the most popular town in Isaan not just for expats but also for short time visitors that know how much the city has to offer. It’s the mix of modern facilities, western restaurants and supermarkets along with a bustling nightlife while being everything but touristic or overcrowded at any time of the …
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Khon Kaen Highlights

Last updated: March 21st, 2020 | in Isaan | Khon Kaen | Traveling

Khon Kaen is one of the big 4 cities of Isaan. Many Thai people even consider it as the most important city of Thailand’s northeastern region – and this has many reasons: Khon Kaen is the most important transportation hub in Isaan due to its location in the center of the region. It’s the biggest city in Isaan in …
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It’s always a pleasure to explore some of the more quiet, authentic and not so touristic parts of Thailand. Khon Kaen, one of the big four cities of Isaan, is such a place. While there are quite a few nice places to visit, it is still fairly quiet and relaxing with far less visitors than the …
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Top 11 Scams in Thailand

Last updated: March 20th, 2020 | in Living | Traveling

If you read through all the different Thailand forums on the internet you have so many foreigners complaining about their bad experiences being ripped off in Thailand. It’s usually about Thai people that tell you a lie in order to get some money out of you without providing the promised service, sometimes not giving anything …
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For some only a quick overnight stop on their way to Malaysia and for others a popular trip destination because of its bustling nightlife scene, Hat Yai is the capital of the Songkhla province and the most famous yet least touristic major city in the deep south of Thailand. Below are the different traveling options …
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There are thousands of temples in Thailand and a lot of them look very similar to each other with the typical two or three tiers on the roof. But what they started to built up in 1981 at the very northern tip of the Pattaya Bay is simply one of the most impressive Thai temples …
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I love exploring off the beaten path and non-touristic places in Thailand. Bangkok has so many interesting sites within less than a one hour drive from downtown, and Phutthamonthon Park is one of them. Located about 40km west of central Bangkok in the Nakhon Pathom province, the park houses a beautiful black-colored free-standing Buddha statue, …
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