Best Beaches Near Bangkok

For those seeking a beach vacation near Bangkok, there are several options. They range from quiet, clean beaches to more vibrant places with many amenities. Each beach will offer a different experience, based on its distance from Bangkok, the crowd it attracts, and the attractions nearby.

Why Thais Love Their Pizza Order With Ketchup Packets

In Thailand, when people order pizza, they often get many small packets of ketchup with it. This might seem strange to foreigners because it’s not how pizza is usually eaten in the west. Big pizza places like The Pizza Company, Domino’s and Pizza Hut started this trend years ago when they first entered the market. … Read more

Russians In Phuket – A Phenomenon Explained

Phuket, the beautiful Thai island known for its pristine beaches, has become a magnet for tourists from around the world. Among the millions of visitors each year, a significant number are Russians. One of the reasons for the influx of Russians in Phuket can be attributed to the ongoing war in Ukraine. Many young Russians … Read more

Thai Suki: MK Restaurants vs Suki Teenoi

Thai sukiyaki, commonly known as Thai suki, is a delightful variant of the traditional hot pot. In this communal dining experience, participants cook a variety of ingredients like meat, seafood, glass noodles, dumplings, and vegetables in a simmering pot of broth right at the table. The cooked items are then dipped in a hot sukiyaki … Read more

Why So Many Thai Girls Wear Braces

In many parts of the world, braces are primarily worn for dental correction. However, in Thailand, there’s a mix of factors that make dental braces more widespread than in other countries. The phenomenon has multiple reasons. As dental care becomes increasingly accessible to Thai citizens, thanks to government initiatives, many are now able to consider … Read more

Tipping Security Guards – Yes or No?

In Thailand, the cultural norms surrounding tipping are different from the West – in particularly the United States. Here, tipping isn’t customary, and you’d rarely find a Thai driver or waiter expecting a tip. Most tips, if given, hover around a couple of dollars at most. So, when it comes to tipping security guards, should … Read more

McD Sundae with Melted Cheese is Reality in Thailand

Oh, Thailand! When the rest of the world is figuring out whether to dip fries in milkshakes, the Thais are way ahead, going, “Hold my cheese!” McDonald’s in Thailand is serving up sundaes with… wait for it… melted cheese topping. Yep, you read that right! Now, Thais aren’t big on sticking to conventions, are they? … Read more