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Save Money on a Business Trip to Thailand: Business Travel Can Be Done Cheaply

Want to save money on a business trip to Thailand? With tourist trips to Thailand down, business trips are actually up. Business men and women from all over the world are traveling to Thailand for business deals they just can’t get in their own country, but many are spending too much money when they get …

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GoldenCoins Taproom Serves Some of the Best Craft Beer in Bangkok

Due to Thailand’s archaic brewing laws, craft beer in Bangkok can be difficult to find If you are looking for a good craft beer in Bangkok, look no further than GoldenCoins Taproom. A relatively new venture for local brewer Pipattanaphon ‘Pieak’ Pumpo, GoldenCoins Taproom is where he serves his craft brews and nothing else. Inside, …

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Passengers Can Book Train Tickets in Thailand Online as of February 1st, 2017

Book Train Tickets in Thailand online as of February 1st, 2017 While The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) may be years out of date when it comes to making online train ticket reservations, it seems they have finally caught up. Starting on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, passengers on trains in Thailand will be able to …

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Visit Tha Kha Floating Market in Samut Songkhram for Tasty Thai Food, Local Honey and a Cool Cultural Experience

Tha Kha Floating Market is one of the best local markets still close to Bangkok If you are ever looking for videos about authentic Thai food, I highly recommend subscribing to Mark Wiens’ YouTube channel. Wiens is a Bangkok-based vlogger and writer that concentrates mainly on food, both for his very successful website Migrationology and …

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How To See Kuala Lumpur on a Budget — Have Fun in Malaysia on Less Than $25 a Day

Kuala Lumpur (KL) is my second favorite city in the world behind Bangkok, Thailand, so I visit it several times a year. Kuala Lumpur is a relatively inexpensive city anyway but, if you know what you’re doing, you can see Kuala Lumpur on a budget and still have a fabulous time. If you want to …

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Thailand Comic Con 2017 Comes to Siam Paragon April 21-23 with Comic Books, Anime, Live Music, Cosplayers and More

Thailand Comic Con 2017 comes to Bangkok at the end of the month, and if you’re into comic books, anime, live music and cosplay you definitely won’t want to miss this. The event will be held at the Royal Paragon Hall at Siam Paragon. It kicks of on Friday, April 21st and runs through Sunday …

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Use ‘Get Van Booking’ App to Take Van Rides In and Out of Bangkok — Safer and More Convenient

The ‘Get Van Booking’ app will make booking a van trip in Bangkok so  much easier Are you one of the tens of thousands of people every month who take vans in and outside of Bangkok, but aren’t too happy with the experience? Come on, we’ve all been there. Stuck in a passenger van barreling …

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Uber Illegal in Thailand, Drivers Could Be Arrested, So Why Would You Use Them?

Uber illegal in Thailand, and the Ministry of Transport says drivers driving for Uber will be arrested if caught Earlier in the month, ride-share company Uber had a meeting with Thailand’s Ministry of Transport in an effort to solve the problem they have been having in their competition against Thailand’s legitimate taxi services. The meeting, …

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Bangkok’s First Ever ‘Natural Wine Festival’ at About Eatery on April 2nd

Bangkok’s first ‘Natural Wine Festival‘ looks like a lot of fun Bangkok restaurant About Eatery will be the location of the city’s first ever Natural Wine Festival on Sunday, April 2nd, and it looks like it’s going to be fabulous. The event will feature organic, natural and biodynamic wines and, with more than 50 wines …

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Buying Over-The-Counter Medication in Thailand – What’s Available?

Buying Over-The-Counter Medication in Thailand – What Can You Buy? It is easy to buy certain medications over the counter at a pharmacy in Thailand, so much easier than in the US or UK, where just about every medication you need requires a prescription. In Thailand, buying medicine is also cheap (often less than 15% …

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Celebrate Macaron Day at Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel celebrates ‘International Macaron Day‘ If one of your favorite sweet snacks is the new craze of macarons in Thailand, a celebration for ‘International Macaron Day 2017‘ is taking place on Monday, March 20th from 3-4pm at the Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel’s Le Macaron cafe. The macarons have been especially created by pastry …

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Sunday Brunch at Hotel Muse in Bangkok: Food, Champagne and Belly Dancers — sometimes

If you’re looking for an unusual place to spend a Sunday afternoon in Bangkok, look no further than the Medici Restaurant at Hotel Muse. That’s because they put on a spectacular monthly Sunday brunch that really is to die for. Starting at 11:00 am and going on till 3pm, Sunday brunch at the Hotel Muse …

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Bangkok Gourmet Festival, 3-5 March, 2017 — Delicious Food, Cooking Workshops, Top Chefs

The Bangkok Gourmet Festival is coming to the Royal Paragon Hall The Bangkok Gourmet Festival will be held at the Royal Paragon Hall (5F, Siam Paragon) from March 3rd to the 5th. It is the first time this event has occurred but, with Thais loving food so much, it’s likely it will become an annual …

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The Nanglen Festival 2 in Khao Yai Promises Cool Music and Good Food

Khao Yai’s Nanglen Festival 2 looks like a lot of fun If you are looking for something fun to do in Khao Yai, Thailand this weekend, why not head to the second annual Nanglen Festival on Sunday, February 12th? It’s a local music festival that features a slew of Thai artists and, because of the …

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