thailand

Maya bay closed? Help required for planning phi phi island stay

I am going to Thailand next week. Particulary Phuket, krabi, phi phi island, Bangkok. I heard Maya bay in phi phi island is closed indefinitely for rehabilitation. That was one of my main interests in visiting phi phi island. Now that it is closed how can I plan my 2 day stay at phi phi? […]

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What are some significant places of un-touched natural beauty, traditional culture and history in Thailand?

My sister, Brother in Law and Partner are heading to Thailand in July this year for 2 weeks. We are flying into Bangkok and flying out of Phuket. What are some of the cultural, natural and historical highlights in Thailand? Are there some places ‘off the beaten track’? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Are Israeli and Thai sockets accidentally compatible?

It looks like the Thai “Type-O” plugs have the same specs as Israeli “Type H”, and the plug looks similar, but “upside-down”: Type H: Type O: Can you actually plug one kind into the other? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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National park fees in thailand

I am traveling to Thailand next week. I heard there is this national park fees of 400 baht. Is there a national park there and people who enter it should pay? Or tourists who go some particular island should pay it? I am going to Phuket, phi phi island and krabi. Where all will this […]

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Indian citizen traveling to Taiwan, Transit in Thailand, Visa needed?

I plan to travel to Taiwan from India. While coming back the route is Taipei – DMK on Tiger Airways Taiwan and DMK to Jaipur (India) on Air asia. I have 3 hour transit in DMK, will i need any sort of visa or visa on arrival in thailand for this transit? If so are […]

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How long does a Red Flag stay in Airport system

We are Americans and travel to Bkk about once a year and a couple of years ago my son was flagged for frequent visits even though it isn’t the case. He was told that he needs to get a visa next time. So the last 2 times he got a visa from the Embassy. He […]

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Is transit visa required in Suvarnabhumi airport, Bangkok?

I am travelling from Ho Chi Minh to Mumbai by connecting flight. I’m on Thai Airways from Ho Chi Minh to Bangkok and Jet Airways from Bangkok to Mumbai. There is 3.30 mins layover at BKK airport. Do I need a transit visa? I have to cross emigration to collect the baggage. Is 3 hours […]

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T-Mobile network in Thailand: Koh Phayam?

I’ve read mobile data coverage is spotty on Koh Phayam. I plan to use the “free” international roaming my American T-mobile plan includes (Simple Global at “2G speeds”). What networks do they use in Thailand? They mark the island as covered but I’d like to try and find some more specific accounts of using their […]

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Time needed to get a Vietnamese motorcycle license and riding into Laos and Cambodia?

I have a United States driver’s license with a motorcycle endorsement, the associated IDP, and I have been riding motorcycles for years. I’ve also previously rented motorbikes in Thailand and China for extended periods of time. I want to buy a typical 100-150cc motorbike in Hanoi and ride into Laos and Cambodia and back into […]

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British citizen flying from UK to Malaysia, then to Thailand. Will I need a visa?

I am a British citizen flying from the UK (Manchester) to Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). I will stay in KL for 4 days, then on to Thailand for 14 days, then back to Malaysia the day before I fly home to the UK. Will I need a visa to visit Thailand or to regain entry to […]

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