Tag Bangkok

26 Feb

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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25 Feb

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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15 Feb

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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17 Jan

The Jim Thompson House in Bangkok

Are you planning to visit The Jim Thompson House?  I have been to The Jim Thompson House in Bangkok and it’s a great place for people interested in architecture or artwork. Jim Thompson background Jim Thompson was a silk entrepreneur and art collector. Born in the USA in 1906, former architect, Thompson served the Office of […]

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26 Nov

Old Town of Bangkok: One Day Itinerary

Explore the Old Town of Bangkok The old town of Bangkok holds a lot of history and is that kind of place you have to visit, especially if you are just passing through. Yes, it’s a touristy place, but it’s also where are the main attractions of the city, such as the Grand Palace. If […]

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21 Nov

Kudeejeen in Bangkok, An Ancient Portuguese Community

Kudeejeen in Bangkok is a “must to visit” in Old Town Kudeejeen in Bangkok is one of those places that everyone should visit. It’s a small community with easy walkable alleyways on the banks of the Chao Phraya River has a Chinese temple, a Catholic church, a Buddhist temple and a curious history. I have […]

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1 Nov

Chang Chui Plane Night Market in Bangkok

Plane Market, a “must visit” There is a new creative space with an airplane inside near Bangkok called Chang Chui Plane Night Market. The concept of  the plane market is create a space where new generation of artists and designers can showcase their work without spend a lot of money. The creative space has art […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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