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Suvarnabhumi Airport

Although the vast majority of tourists will only be familiar with Bangkok’s modern international airport, Suvarnabhumi, Thailand has dozens of airports around the country. Combined with a highly competitive domestic flight industry they offer a very cheap and convenient way to get around the country. Thailand is a reasonably large country and many journeys by …

Thailand Borders

Thailand has many land borders with its immediate neighbors of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Malaysia. However, as you read this article, most, if not all will be closed due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic and subsequent travel restrictions. Whether you’re leaving briefly to obtain a new visa-exempt entry, traveling to an embassy to obtain …

Thailand Holidays

January 1 – New Year’s Day It is a celebration of the brand new year. All schools, government offices, and banks are closed for business. The commercial establishments will remain open. All airports, land borders, and seaports will remain open. February 10 – Makha Bucha Makha Bucha is one of the 4 most important Theravada …

Working in Thailand

Can digital nomads work in Thailand without a Thai work permit? In order to work in the Kingdom, a foreigner needs to: be on an appropriate visa, obtain a work permit and pay taxes. But, what is work? A digital nomad working on his laptop in a co-working space, is that considered work? A businessman …

Thai Dowry

“Sin Sod”, or Thai dowry, is supposed to be given by the groom to the bride’s family so as to be repaid for the loss of their daughter. This assures the Sin Sod family that the groom is financially able to support and care for their daughter and is expected in the Thai culture. Thai …

Secular Weddings in Thailand

Thai weddings seem to come with a lot of culture and tradition, but in this day and age, that will not always be the case. Thailand has become very modern although it has such ancient history and reputations. Traditional weddings are not always right for everyone, and you won’t be alone if you so choose …

Muslim Wedding in Thailand

Having a Muslim wedding in Thailand is also just as desirable as any other wedding ceremonies. Muslim weddings are also traditional all on their own, and with the environment of Thailand’s most impeccable locations, it can be a ceremony made in paradise. Generally, the groom’s family will search for him a bride, then religious rites …

Chinese Wedding in Thailand

Chinese wedding is popular in Thailand, especially amongst the Thai Chinese. These ceremonies can be very intricate and exceptional starting from preparation for the wedding, to the actual wedding banquet. It is a very elaborate and long process. Before the Wedding To begin with, preparing for the wedding entails the bride to be retreating to …