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How I Ended Up at The Yard: A Personal Story

By Thomas Truong, Volunteer at The Yard Hostel Since I was 7 years old, I had always dreamt of check marking my grandpa’s world map after exploring all of the countries of the world. It was the first thing I Googled (How to travel the world as a broke college student) after graduating university. It […]

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A Guide to Getting Your Thailand Tourist Visa

Wanderlust led me to the land of smiles, and I must say Thailand is for sure a real stunner. A 10/10 because of its palm tree weather and Thai people who are behind the culture. Before you start looking for flight deals, know that you’re at the right place. Your next trip to Thailand is […]

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How to Get to The Grand Palace From The Yard Hostel

  Photo Credit: icon0.com via Pexels Written by Evelyn Kim, Volunteer at The Yard Hostel The Grand Palace is one of Bangkok’s best-known attractions. In its guide titled “Must-See Sites in Bangkok”, the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority writes that the Grand Palace is currently “for [the] royal rituals, receiving royal visitors, and performing the royal funerals.” […]

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Staying Healthy As A Traveler in Bangkok

Written by Evelyn Kim, Volunteer at The Yard Hostel Staying healthy as a traveler in Bangkok can feel complex, because the city’s warm, humid climate and distinct environment can surprise many people. Here are some ways to remain in optimal health here: Wear a mask when you go out. People in Bangkok often wear masks […]

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The Top Five Ways to Save Money in Bangkok

by Thomas Truong, Volunteer at The Yard Hostel If you are traveling to Thailand for the first time, then we’ve come up with several tricks for you to getting around Bangkok and save money. This resource intends to cover food, transportation, and accommodation.  We hope that you read this and enjoy your time in Bangkok! […]

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Events to Attend in Bangkok in February 2019

By Evelyn Kim, Volunteer at The Yard Hostel If you are or will be in Bangkok during this month of February, there are four buzzworthy events that you can go to.   1. Don Quijote’s Bangkok Grand Opening     Don Quijote, a Japanese discount chain store, will open its first Thailand location in Bangkok […]

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