Thailand Travel Tips

by Vero

Which VISA do You Need?

Thailand grants passport holders from several countries permission to enter the country for 30 days without applying for a visa in advance. This is only for travelers coming on vacation and for tourist purposes.

Buy Your Travel Insurance for Thailand

The Thai government requires mandatory travel medical insurance to enter the country, covering all medical treatment for a minimum value of US$50,000.

How to Access Your Money in Thailand

Credit cards such as Visa, Mastercard, and American Express are widely accepted nationwide in hotels, restaurants, and shopping malls. To check current rates, I like to use the currency converter. Do not exchange money at the airport; commissions are very high.

Use Wise for ATM and Payments

Using a Wise card can avoid those bank charges for paying in a different currency than your account currency. So it helps you save unnecessary expenses.

What to Pack in Your Suitcase

– Bikini on the beach – Conservative clothes when shopping and visiting temples

– Quick drying fabrics – Sun glasses, hat, and sunscreen – Waterproof hiking shoes

Visit the Grand Palace and Wat Pho

The palace is the official residence of the current monarch. Also, take a look at Wat Pra Kaeo, which houses the 15th-century Emerald Buddha, tons of temples, statues, and beautiful artwork.

Take a Boat Ride on the Canals and Floating Market

Known as the "Venice of the East," Bangkok was full of waterways and canals. While not so many of them exist, you can still see many old bridges and houses on stilts that crowd the waterways. 

Enjoy the Famous Nightlife of Bangkok

You will never have trouble finding good bars and clubs to go to. Some travelers' favorite bars are Brick Bar, Smalls, and Whisgars.

Visit the Lumpinee Boxing Stadium

If you want to watch a Muay Thai fight in town, this is the place to go. Fight nights are Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday at 6 pm on Ramintra Road.

More Things to Do in Thailand

– Riding the Sky Train – Visiting Chatuchak Weekend Market – Visit the National Museum of Bangkok – Receive a Thai Massage – Shopping – Hanging out at Khao San Road – Eating in Chinatown – Getting to know Lumpini Park – Enjoying the View from Wat Arun

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