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Author: Gokul

A solo traveler since 2016. Introvert in a big world. A cubicle dweller (for now). Will be updating the section with time.
Best Travel Websites/Apps for Travelers

Best Travel Websites/Apps for Travelers

Who doesn’t love going on a laid back vacation where someone else takes care of all your travel arrangements. Yes I am talking about the all-inclusive packages from a tour operator. All you have to do is relax and enjoy what you are offered. It is cool and pampering, but every tourist knows that you become a traveler only when you go somewhere on your own and plan everything by yourself, and everything includes your tickets, accommodation, food and sightseeing. Once you get…

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Things I avoided in Bangkok and Why You should too

Things I avoided in Bangkok and Why You should too

Thailand is home to picturesque beaches and ornate temples. As beautiful as it may sound, Thailand comes with its own share of shady corners. The place is swarming with touts, corrupt police officials and taxi drivers especially in the bustling city of Bangkok. Visiting Thailand is a rite of passage for travelers and no trip to Thailand is complete without a night in Bangkok. There were a few things that I avoided in Bangkok during my first trip and you should…

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The Never-Ending Maze of Chatuchak Market

The Never-Ending Maze of Chatuchak Market

11 categories of goods, 8000 stalls, 34 acres of land, 400k visitors every weekend. Those are the staggering numbers for the Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok, which is one of the largest markets in the world. If you are visiting Bangkok, make sure you squeeze in a weekend in your itinerary because shopping at Chatuchak is one exciting experience and the best place for buying souvenirs. The title of the post is quite misleading. To be frank, Chatuchak Market is…

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Say Goodbye to Street Food in Bangkok as the City bans Street Vendors

Say Goodbye to Street Food in Bangkok as the City bans Street Vendors

In a shocking statement made my the Chief Advisor to Bangkok’s governor, the city is about to undergo a ‘cleanliness drive’ banning the street vendors. All types of street stalls selling food, clothes, counterfeit goods etc will be removed from the streets within an year. This drive is being done keeping in mind the ‘order and hygiene’ of the city. Well I am not surprised that the this decision has received flak from locals and expats alike as they feel…

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The Energetic Vibe of Khao San

The Energetic Vibe of Khao San

Popularly known as the ‘Backpacker Central’ or the ‘Mecca of Backpackers’, Khao San Road serves as a hub for Backpackers around the world. You will find this place brimming with travelers. Visiting Khao San is like a rite-of-passage when you are starting off with your travel dreams. This street is a pulsating mass of humans. This 1km long strip has many hotels, cheap hostels, clubs, massage and tattoo parlors and much more, all packed together. The energetic and carefree vibe…

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