Backpacking Thailand | Day 3b: Getting to Chiang Mai from Bangkok

There are many ways to get from Chiang Mai to Bangkok, the easiest is (1) By Plane.  Several domestic and international airlines have direct flights to Chiang Mai and it would be cheaper to have your tickets booked in advance. Airlines that fly directly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai: Thai Airways | AirAsia | Bangkok Airways Another option would…

Backpacking Thailand | Day 3a: Chatuchak Weekend Market

Day 3 – Weekend Market! Woke up a little late and since I had no plan for the day, I decided to try and visit the weekend market. The easiest way to get to Chatuchak Weekend Market is via the BTS. Just hop on the skytrain and get off at Mo Chit Station. You will…

Backpacking Thailand | Day 2a: The Old, The New and The Timeless

Day 2a – Old Thailand, New Thailand ! My first stop for the day was the Bangkok National Museum which is just a short walking distance from the Grand Palace. The entrance was free when I visited as commemoration of the King’s death. They have also provided a map of the whole compound which is…

Backpacking Thailand | Day 1: Sawadee krup, Bangkok!

Prior to my Bangkok travel, I researched for a lot of restaurants to try, and unfortunately, I was only able to try…. none! You’ll know why! As for the hostels, I booked both my Bangkok and Chiang Mai hostels at Hostelworld. I will write about both places in a separate blog post. Day 0 –…