Southeast Asia

Destination: Thailand

The land of a thousand smiles is the ultimate starter country in Southeast Asia — and has truly something for everyone

May 12, 2022

Best Hostels in Bangkok: 5 Top Picks

Overwhelmed by the choice of hostels in Bangkok? Just check out these favorites

May 9, 2022

Backpacking Thailand: Everything You Need To Know

Costs, travel routes, how to find fun hostels & tips for going solo

January 20, 2021

Bangkok By Area: Where To Stay & Explore

A local guide to 7 of the best neighborhoods to stay in Bangkok — plus what to see & do there

July 10, 2019

Thailand’s Hill Tribes: A Guide to Responsible Tourism

Coffee, Tea, and Teachings: Listening to the Cultures of Northern Thailand

June 21, 2019

Chiang Dao: A Little-Known Gem in Northern Thailand

Think Pai is too busy? Then this sleepy mountain town might be more your cup of coffee.

April 15, 2019

Why You Should Visit Surat Thani

Known as a transit point to the Thai islands, a closer look shows there's much more to it

January 24, 2018

Koh Kood: A Most Wonderful Island (But Not My Thing)

My attempt to enjoy a resort island as a backpacker

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