Guide

  • International Education

    A guide to choosing the best international school for your kids

    Moving to another country with your family is exciting, but can be stressful and full of worries. One of those worries could be the very real dilemma of trying to find an international school that fits your children’s needs. Such things as the quality and type of curriculum, classroom size, location, and cost can complicate your international school hunt. However,…

  • Education

    What’s the difference between the TOEIC, IELTS, and TOEFL English proficiency exams?

    Students and others who want to study or work in an English speaking country usually have to show their English proficiency levels. Taking widely accepted standardised tests has become the most popular route, as some places only accept results from these exams. However, many people encounter confusion when it comes to the three most popular tests – TOEIC, TOEFL, and…

  • Things To Do

    It’s mango season: A guide to the best mangoes in Thailand

    Thai mangoes commonly referred to as Mamuang, are a beloved staple in Thailand. Its versatility in both sweet and savoury dishes has drawn tourists from every corner of the globe. Visitors eagerly explore the streets of Bangkok and Phuket, eager to savour local favourites like mango sticky rice or a refreshing spicy mango salad. The distinct flavour of Thai mangoes…

  • Cannabis Guide

    Different cannabis products and their uses

    Cannabis products have been growing significantly as it has sparked curiosity and excitement among Thai consumers seeking alternative ways to enjoy their life. From alleviating pain to promoting relaxation, these diverse offerings present a wide range of possibilities for both recreational and medicinal purposes. In this article, we’ll explore the fascinating realm of cannabis products, delving into their unique forms,…

  • Education

    Top 10 international schools in Bangkok offering world-class education

    Whether you and your family are planning a fresh start in Bangkok or you’re a seasoned ex-pat, one of the biggest concerns for ex-pat parents is the education of their children. Luckily for you, Bangkok’s educational system has everything from multilingual schools to programs with global curriculums like the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. But with so many schools to choose…

  • Education

    How non-native English speakers can teach in Thailand

    Thailand is a land of many opportunities. For native English speakers, it can be a pot of gold when it comes to teaching jobs that are available. For those who aren’t native English speakers, there are still opportunities to teach in Thailand. And, you can even get a job teaching English, despite not being fluent or a native speaker. Even…

  • Education

    Pros and cons of studying in Thailand

    In this article, we will be talking about the pros and cons of studying in Thailand for international students. But before getting into this part, let’s first talk about the studying abroad itself and how Thailand became famous in this field. Due to globalization and universities offering good opportunities for international students, students has taken a liking to studying abroad…

  • Guides

    Five powerful Thai women to know about on International Women’s Day

    Today is International Women’s Day, and people across the world are celebrating women’s achievements and triumphs over adversity. In Thailand, women still face a number of barriers to equality. The country has deeply entrenched problems with abuse and trafficking of women, maternity leave, and a range of other issues. Yet, Thailand has several prominent, powerful female leaders. Below are five who you…

  • Things To Do

    The top five family-friendly things do in Pattaya

    Thailand’s sin city is known for its adult attractions, but did you know there are many things that the entire family can enjoy? Despite its world-famous reputation for seedy experiences, Pattaya offers a family-friendly experience if you know where to look. Below, are the top five family-friendly attractions that promise to be nothing short of exciting! 1. Ramayana Water Park…

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    Khao Yai’s top five things to do and see

    Thailand is full of natural beauty, and Khao Yai may be one of the most picturesque regions in the country. Just a three-hour drive from Bangkok, this natural wonderland is teeming with amazing photo ops. The location of Khao Yai is in Thailand’s eastern region and the province of Nakhon Ratchasima. Known as one of the big four cities of…

  • Lifestyle

    A trip to Thailand: what to take and leave behind

    Thailand or bust? If you are planning to move or travel to Thailand, we have a packing guide that can help you skip the headache of knowing what to bring to the country and what to leave behind. As Thailand is a tropical country which features hot, very hot, and rainy seasons, there is really no need to bring anything…

  • Asia News

    Thailand vs. Vietnam travel guide

    Thinking of going to Thailand or Vietnam and wondering about some of the differences between the two? Here, we have a short guide on the major differences between two of Southeast Asia’s most popular destinations. From different cuisines to top attractions, both countries offer amazing experiences for even the most well-travelled visitors. 1. History and culture Vietnam has a French…

  • Guides

    What to do if you get bitten by a snake in Thailand

    Tropical Thailand is home to over 200 species of snakes, more than 60 of which are considered venomous and a danger to humans. Snakes don’t usually attack unless provoked or threatened, but it doesn’t hurt to be aware of how to deal with a snake bite if you live or are travelling to the Land of Sssmiles. The way a…

  • Travel

    Travel Guide: Top 8 Beaches in Thailand 2022

    Thailand offers numerous spectacular beaches that are worth visiting at least once in your lifetime. Approximately 86 million tourists visit Thailand each year making it one of the most visited countries in the world. Thailand has so much to offer ranging from exotic temples, tropical jungles, historical landmarks, and glamorous beaches. There are almost 2,000 miles of coastline and 8,000…

  • Ask an Agent

    A foreigner’s guide to buying a house in Thailand

    The Thaiger recommends getting good advice on all matters regarding property in Thailand. Although buying a villa or house in your home country may also include the purchasing on the land where the house sits, there are restrictions to foreign ownership of land in Thailand. Currently, foreigners are not permitted to own land, but there are exceptions to this rule and…

  • Thailand News

    How to bring your pet into Thailand

    Those who travel to Thailand with pets, may have a few questions about the legalities surrounding the importation of your 4-legged friends. But, all worries aside, as long as you follow the rules and regulations set forth by the Thai consulate in your home country, it should be a fairly smooth process. Here, we have the current rules and procedures…

  • Thailand News

    Key info for those planning to retire in Thailand

    If you are planning to retire in the beautiful and tropical country of Thailand, there are many places which will suit your interests. From up north in Chiang Mai where the air is cooler (during winter), to a tropical oasis in the southern islands, Thailand has it all. Of course, with all things, you will need to get sorted before…

  • Property

    How to start hosting on Airbnb

    If you are a traveller, chances are you have checked out Airbnb. And, if you haven’t, it is a great site to find a house or apartment to stay in longer term than a hotel in Thailand or elsewhere. The experience is often favoured as you can feel more at home during your chosen place to stay. Today, Airbnb is…

  • Transport

    A guide to renting a motorbike in Thailand

    With travel agencies and motorbike rental shops frequenting almost every road, Thailand certainly makes it easy to find a motorbike to rent or buy. But, renting comes with rules to follow and certain things to keep in mind. From safety to the law, knowing the risks of riding is always recommended. Here, we have a guide to help you when…

  • Transport

    Important rules and behaviours for driving in Thailand

    Many expats who stay in Thailand, or even tourists, may wonder what rules and behaviours are needed in order to traverse the roads safely. As Thailand’s road rules are similar to other countries in Southeast Asia, one thing that sets Thailand apart, is that their roads are quite good. Driving down a road in Thailand can actually make one forget…

  • Ask an Agent

    A guide to finding the best real estate agent for your property

    Finding a real estate agent to help you sell your property is an important decision. And, it is apparent after a quick search on the internet, that there are many who offer world-class services. But, how do you know which agent follows through on their services offered? Or which agent makes the process the least stressful? Such things as a…

  • Guides

    Top 8 Beaches in Thailand: Local Edition

    Thailand offers numerous spectacular beaches that are worth visiting at least once in your lifetime. Approximately 86 million tourists visit Thailand each year making it one of the most visited countries in the world. Thailand has so much to offer ranging from exotic temples, tropical jungles, historical landmarks, and glamorous beaches. There are almost 2,000 miles of coastline and 8,000…

  • Best of

    A 3-day guide to visiting Bangkok

    Bangkok is an amazing place to visit, as they say, anything can be found in Thailand’s capital. With iconic temples, world-class massages, and an nightlife that rivals all others, seeing this city definitely promises an interesting experience. However, despite the city being full of attractions, it can be hard to figure out what to do and see. Thus, we have…

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    Top 5 activities you must do in Chon Buri

    Looking for some fun activities to do when you are in Chonburi? You have come to the right place! Chon Buri is an ideal location if you are looking to escape the buzzing of city life. If a vacation to destinations like Bang Saen Beach and Si Chang Island sounds appealing to you, then Chonburi is a must-visit! Getting the…

  • Best of

    The ultimate guide to Koh Tao

    Koh Tao is an iconic island in the Gulf of Thailand. Here, it has established itself as the most popular diving island for tourists. People come from all over the world to get PADI certified in Koh Tao due to its ease and very cheap price. Thus, if you are looking for like-minded people, the island is teeming with scuba…

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    The adventurer’s hiking guide to Thailand’s trails

  • Thai Life

    A guide to being respectful when visiting a Buddhist temple in Thailand

    Not all tourists do their research before going to a temple. Some take photos with Buddha statues in a way that is disrespectful to some Thais. Some don’t dress appropriately. Before Covid-19, a security guard at the popular Wat Arun in Bangkok would blow a whistle at many tourists, telling them to cover their shoulders and knees. Here’s a guide…

  • Crime News

    Graffiti in historic Trang cave means public access restricted

    A historic cave in the southern province of Trang, said to be in use by humans for at least a 1,000 years, will no longer be open the the public after it was defaced by graffiti. After a millennium of human use, the Khao Pina Cave, famous for its stalagmites and stalactites, was found scribbled with names and nonsense soon…

  • Covid-19 News

    TAT and Michelin Guide team up to deliver thanks to healthcare workers

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand and the local Michelin Guide are coming together to support local restaurants while offering “gratitude and thanks” to first responders in the healthcare field for being so vigilant during the Covid-19 global pandemic. The corporate duo will deliver a total of 1,800 food boxes from 18 Michelin starred restaurants from Bib Gourmand and The Plate…