If you are planning to go on a trip to beautiful Khon KaenĀ in Isaan, here are your three options how to get there: Bangkok to Khon Kaen by Bus Buses to Khon Kaen leave from Chatuchak Bus Terminal (Mo Chit). To get there, take the MRT subway to Kamphaeng Phet Station and from there a …
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Watching Football Matches in Bangkok (6 Stadiums)

Last updated: February 12th, 2020 | in Bangkok | Traveling

Last night I watched my 4th football match in Thailand, a friendly between Muangthong United 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 down or lost …
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Thailand is not only a great country for epic holidays, but also popular for working or just staying longer. However, one thing that I found to be a hassle is getting a long-term visa. If you enter the country without a visa you may get a 30 day visa exemption stamp (depending on your nationality). …
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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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Pattaya is without doubt the all-timeĀ 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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Your Backpack for Traveling in Thailand

Last updated: December 31st, 2019 | in Traveling

Note: I wrote this post before I moved to Thailand. The first time I went backpacking around Thailand I wrote a big packing list with lots of things that I might need. Of course it turned out that I took lots of things that I didn’t use at all. Lessons learned: If you don’t use …
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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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