What to do in Singapore? 5 Highlights

Last updated: July 3rd, 2018 | in Beyond Thailand

Singapore is not just the financial giant of Southeast Asia, it is also a hugely popular tourist destination. Many backpackers start or end their trip around Southeast Asia in Singapore, like I did: Singapore has been the first Asian country I have ever visited and from there I traveled up overland through Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia …
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When we think about Singapore, the first picture that comes in our mind is its imposing and modern city skyline. While there are quite a few things to do in Singapore, any traveler visiting the city doesn’t want to leave this city without a having taken a great shot over Singapore’s skyline. While there are …
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Singapore is famous for its impressive city skyline, but certainly not for providing its residents and visitors beautiful beaches. There are a few decent and fairly quiet beaches on the western and eastern coast of Singapore Island, but they obviously weren’t good enough. So what to do if the nature doesn’t provide what you desire? Just …
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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 South East Asia’s sex meccas, with Pattaya being by far the bigger one. But apart …
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The Best Sky Bar with Views in Bangkok

Last updated: July 3rd, 2018 | in Bangkok | Nightlife

Bangkok is the unofficial sky bar capital in the world. There are countless venues to choose from which can be a problem if you stay in the city just for a few days. You can’t visit them all and might just be out for the one great shot of Thailand’s capital. Over the last 5 years, I …
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Udon Thani is the most popular town among foreigners in Isaan. It has a nice climate, relaxed way of life and a happening nightlife scene. All that without actually feeling like a typical Thai tourist town. So here we go: Here are the three different ways to get from Bangkok to Udon Thani: Bangkok to Udon Thani …
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If you are planning to go on a trip to beautiful Khon Kaen in Isaan, here are your three options how to get there: Bangkok to Khon Kaen by Bus Buses to Khon Kaen leave from Mo Chit Northern Bus Terminal. To get there, take the MRT subway to Kamphaeng Phet Station and from there a …
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Watching Football Matches in Bangkok

Last updated: July 3rd, 2018 | in Bangkok | Traveling

Last night I watched my 4th football match in Thailand, a friendly between Muang Thong Thani and PSV Eindhoven. I’m a big football fan in general so I always wanted to experience the atmosphere in the Thai stadiums. It’s great. People are non-stop cheering for their team, even if they are two goals behind or …
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Thailand is not only a great country for epic backpacking trips, but also popular for working or just staying longer. However, one thing that I found to be a hassle though is getting a long-term visa. If you fly in you get a 30 day tourist visa on arrival and if you cross the border …
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There are many ways to do the hugely popular 900km trip from Bangkok to Phuket and vice versa, each of which has its own advantages and disadvantages. In this post I will explain each of them in detail and give you hints and tips to keep in mind when you decide to go for one …
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