leadimage Thailand Travel Guide

    Welcome to backpacking Thailand, your budget travel guide to the Land of Smiles. Written by backpackers for backpackers, this website aims to inform first-timers to Thailand about this wonderful country’s sights, traditions, food, backpacker scene and contemporary culture.


featuredimage Drinking in Thailand

Get to know your Thai booze – and learn how to stay safe drinking it

featuredimage Thai Bar Girls

The real story behind the unspoken scene

What to Pack

Jeans or no jeans? Shoes or flipflops? Get the knowledge on what to pack for Thailand with this comprehensive guide.

Backpacker Insurance

Read a real-life traveller’s account of why you need to get yourself covered.

Be an Ambassador

Avoid putting your big Western foot in it – or worse, being arrested – by being aware of these faux-pas.