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Cost Of Living In Central Bangkok

Many articles have been written about the cost of living in Bangkok, with many of them claiming you can live a life of luxury for under $500 a month. But is that really true? The fact is that many locals in Bangkok earn under $500 a month, so of course it’s possible to live here… READ MORE >

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Things To Do In Hong Kong

There is so much to see and do in Hong Kong that you could write a whole book about it and still not cover everything. So this post is a very brief overview of some of the major attractions to see if you’re here for a few days. Hong Kong is one of our favorite… READ MORE >

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Thailand By Train

We love traveling by train and have explored much of Thailand using this method of transport. Read on for our comprehensive guide to getting around Thailand by train. We start with this map of Thailand’s main train lines. Map provided by Johomaps.com There are four main train lines in Thailand (Northern, Northeastern, Southern and Eastern)… READ MORE >

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A Quick Guide To Bangkok’s MRT Underground System

While we prefer traveling on Bangkok’s BTS, there are some places that are better served by the MRT (underground) trains. Just like the BTS, the MRT is very clean, efficient, has great aircon and is cheap. It connects to the BTS at Silom (for Sala Daeng), Sukhumvit (for Asok) and Chatuchak Park (for Mo Chit)…. READ MORE >

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Bangkok’s Little-Known BRT (Bus Rapid Transit)

As well as the popular BTS (skytrain) and MRT (underground) transport systems, Bangkok has numerous other ways of getting around. One of those is the exceptionally cheap BRT (Bus Rapid Transit). This runs from Sathorn to Ratchapruek and only costs 5 baht ($0.15) per journey. It connects to the BTS at Chong Nonsi (Sathorn) and… READ MORE >

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A Quick Guide To Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain System

Bangkok’s BTS (skytrain) system is the best way to travel around Bangkok. The trains are very clean, efficient, have superb aircon and the tickets are very cheap. This is our favorite mode of transport in Bangkok and we use it many times a week. The system has two lines – the Silom line which runs… READ MORE >

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