Must-Know Thai Phrases for Savvy Backpackers
Thailand

Must-Know Thai Phrases for Savvy Backpackers

Traveling to another country where your native language isn’t spoken can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Save this list of essential Thai words and phrases you’ll be using on your backpacking trip.…

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10 Essential Tips for First-Time Backpackers in Thailand
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10 Essential Tips for First-Time Backpackers in Thailand

As someone who taught a semester of English in Thailand and backpacked around the country twice, I’ve had my fair share of ups and downs. Here are my top tips for first-time backpackers in Thailand!…

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Your In-Depth Guide to Choosing an Ethical Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Your In-Depth Guide to Choosing an Ethical …

With social media dominating our everyday lives, visiting an elephant sanctuary in Thailand has become a top pick among backpackers. Elephant sanctuaries are a thriving leader in Thailand’s tourism industry. While you’ve got an endless…

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What is “wai” in Thailand? And why is it important?
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What is “wai” in Thailand? And why …

Have you ever reached out your arm for a handshake but received a hug instead? Or perhaps you went in for a hug and unexpectedly got a kiss on the cheek? Clapping of the hands…

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Essential Experiences in Thailand for First-Time Backpackers
Thailand

Essential Experiences in Thailand for First-Time Backpackers

As someone who’s spent 5+ months both living and backpacking around Thailand in 2019 and 2023, here are essential experiences every first-time backpacker should have on their itinerary (minus the partying)! Explore Bangkok’s temples Some…

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