Bangkok is a busy, vibrant city known for its delicious street food, beautiful parks, good shopping and big markets. Bangkok is packed with plenty of things to do and places to see, most of which are popular tourist attractions. However, if you take a step away from the busy tourist sites, Bangkok has a lot more to offer. Within this guide, you’ll find a few different things to do that you may have never heard of or thought about.
Located in the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Tao, also known as Turtle Island, is a popular destination for backpackers who want a more relaxing travel experience as well as for those who are looking to achieve their PADI diving license. Koh Tao is a smaller and less developed island than the other two islands nearby and it is famous for its beautiful landscapes, colourful coral formations and amazing sunsets.
Travelling through Thailand and want to explore the untouched nature of southern Thailand? Khao Sok National Park, famous for its rainforest and wildlife, is the place to go! If you’re planning on adding Khao Sok to your travels, check out our guide!
Home to the famous Maya Bay and Monkey Beach, Phi Phi is one of the biggest destinations in Thailand. After the tsunami in 2004, Phi Phi was developed even more than before and for some, it may be overdeveloped and overpriced. Phi Phi is a big party island full of shopping, taxi boats, hotels, clubs and bars but if you stay in the North, it is a lot quieter but more expensive! Here’s a short guide on things to do, where to stay and how to get there!
Railay Beach is one of the most stunning and laid back beaches, isolated from the mainland by limestone cliffs and jungle. There is no way of getting there other than jumping on a long tail boat. Railay consists of two main areas; Railay West and Railay East.