Category Local Experience

8 Sep

Motorbike | Transportation option for Backpack in Thailand

How to backpack thailand on a budget? Are you tired of bargaining with tuk-tuk drivers? Are you exhausted by taxis that get stuck in the traffic? And are you frightened of reckless mototaxi drivers who refuse to give you a helmet and then zip like madmen? How about driving a scooter yourself (with a helmet, […]

1 Aug

5 Best Places to Visit in Thailand Off The Beaten Track

More than party in Thailand Yards of The Yard is our project to show the best places to visit in Thailand. We try to find the best place we have been or talk about someone we have met. The Yard Hostel in Bangkok is not a party hostel, but a social one, perfect to meet […]

30 Jul

Lantern Festival Loi Krathong | ลอยกระทง

Lantern Festival | Loi Krathong (in Thai) Lantern festival is on full moon of the 12th Thai month (Around November) . The name is different under the place. We call Yi-Peng in northern and Loi Krathong for another place. Read more about the festival. Yi-Peng : The people will float the lantern up to the […]

29 Jul

Beyond Pad Thai: 4 local Thai food to try

Thai Flavors you need to try! Happiness is local Thai food! One thing you are going to notice in Thailand is that most of the travellers that come here are big FOODIES! Everybody is so excited to try the local dishes like Pad Thai and explore their unique ingredients. However, Bangkok offers an enormous amount […]

20 Jul

Around The Yard: Ari Area Guide (Part 1)

The Yard Ari Area Guide The best of Ari neighborhood around The Yard Hostel in Bangkok. Yard means family, and we’re here to help. Perhaps you’ve already picked us as the place to stay while you’re in Bangkok, or you’re playing with the idea but you aren’t yet sure what to do in the area. […]

18 Jul

Chiang Mai Road trip

Chiang Mai road trip I just decided to start a Chiang Mai road trip… One night, I’m sitting there with half a bottle of Sang Som, ice and slices of lime. The more interesting the conversations became, the less Sang Som was left in the bottle. I had no idea what kind of special occasion the […]