Holiday Tips for Beaches, Nightlife, Transportation and moreWe focus on different perspectives of holidays in the country of smile plus arrivals at Bangkok and other places. Enjoying beaches and islands, outdoor adventure, nightlife and other vacation. In Siam as it was formerly known are top travel packages available, no need to run around and get stressed. When you arrive in the capital go to a travel agent and a day after you hit the road to south, east, west or north Thailand. There are four more international airports which are Phuket, Krabi, Hat Yai and Chiang Mai.
Crossing the border via road travel is mainly from Malaysia, Cambodia and Laos, Myanmar is not interesting because of their visa regulations, better take the aircraft to Yangon.
Some basic country data
|Miss Thailand at the "Miss World" competition|
Climate and temperature: There is endless summer divided into 2 seasons, it's the rainy from around July to November, which is monsoon times with an average temperature from around 24- 28 C. Hot season is the other months with around 30- 35 C. Almost all parts of the country receive some rain throughout the year while higher located areas such as in the north and west get more rain but it wont effect much your Thailand holiday.
|Thailand Holiday in the Andaman Sea at Similan Islands|
Holiday to Thailand are perfect all year around even when there is some rain it's mostly only for a short time only during monsoon from around July to November it can rain for some more days. Considering the fact its more or less endless summer.
|Erawan waterfall at Kanchanaburi|
Transportation in the capital and elsewhere
Travel tips with the scooter
|Arrival at Suvarnabhumi|
This can be a spectacular adventure and no need much to run around. If you arrive in the capital go to a travel agent and a day after you hit the road, maybe to southern Thailand, read more.
As elsewhere in Asia people are with very traditional family ties and most are Buddhism. Although in the southern part are plenty of Muslim.
When in Bangkok visit Pratunam that's right in the center, that is the biggest cloth market in the country.
Visa Run at Ranong Kawthaung
Visas on arrival are valid for 60 days (new since Sept. 2014) and a extension of another 30 days is available at the immigration counter on the airport and elsewhere free of charge. An extension is possible at the immigration offices throughout the country but this is only for a few countries. Transit paper issued from a consulate are valid for 1 month. Normal tourist permissions are valid 2 month and can be extended for 1 month locally. But some of this has been reversed and applied again etc. its back and forward almost every month.
Don't overstay it will cost you Baht 500,- per day and if you don't pay you end in the deportation prison, if it expires make a visa run, they restricted this variant sharply in Aug. 2014.
If you are on a low budget tour
|Khao San Road at night|
Especially look first how they clean the plates, fork and spoons, since they don't have running water often they clean the whole day in the same water container, you can imagine what will happen to your stomach afterwards. So check it out first, after it should not be a big problem, read more.
|Pretty Thai Girls|
What about a pretty Thai girl as a companion when you are on holiday. Could also be a guy as seen below. Since people are open minded there are no problems and it makes your stay a more pleasant one. If you like to change this every day just visit the nightlife spots there are myriads of gorgeous young women, read more.
Travel tips for Gay and Lesbians, the country is extremely tolerant to the individual, people are not shy and wont hide their sexual preferences towards the "three" gender means ladyboys etc. That's one of the reason why people from the whole world come over to have some time just to live as they want, read more.
|Amazing Bangkok Picture|
Bangkok pictures show this oriental city with incredible views some are amazing, other trivial and sometimes it's rather shocking since the people have an other thinking pattern and look at many things much different as "westerners" do.
This is different with the pics of the Chao Praya River and the BTS train on top, read more.
|Bus ticket counter for Cambodia at Mo Chit|
Beside of Cambodia are not many countries around with several road border crossing and most tourists arrive from Thailand by coach. The main destination is Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. Another is Koh Kong which has a van link from Trat near Koh Chang. That is a popular Visa Run routing, read more.
|Nightclub at Phuket Town|
|Tiger a go-go in Patong|