How To Plan A Do It Yourself Vacation Thailand

By Frances Thomas


It is no surprise why Thailand is one of the most popular destinations these days. The food is great and the beaches are amazing. It is one of the cheapest countries that you can travel to. It is also close to other beautiful places, such as Vietnam and Cambodia. Many people plan package deals. However, there are advantages in learning to plan a do it yourself vacation Thailand adventure.

This is something that more people are doing these days. Luxurious vacations in five star hotels where you are served in style are almost a thing of the past. People enjoy getting served a good breakfast. They like sleeping in a bed that is foreign. However, you also need to experience some of the culture.

You can't always do this in a hotel. Of course, there are tours that you can go on for the day. However, you will have to guided by someone who will simply show you the sites. When you go on a package deal, you will have to stick to a program which can be restrictive. Often, you don't have the time to do certain things on your own. Some people come back from a 10 day tour like feeling as if they are drained, rather than relaxed.

Most people will take a month or two to travel around Thailand. You have to plan how to work this into your budget. It means that you have to decide on the nature of your travels. Some people don't mind staying in backpackers and traveling on cheaper buses. Street food is cheaper and delicious at the same time.

Of course, there is a lot of planning to do. You have to do your research and find out which places you want to stay in. You will find that some places have great reviews. Others will be reviewed and users will say that they are noisy or the establishment was clean. You can tell a lot by looking at the reviews. There are always pictures to look at as well.

The country has a lot to offer, from beaches to green fields and quiet villages. Of course, the big city, Bangkok is another feature which you have to see before you leave Thailand. There are lots of different places to stay here. A lot of people choose to stay in an Airbnb. Many of these are very cheap. If you are going with a friend or if you are traveling as a couple you can expect to pay cheap rates.

This is a great way to get to know the Thai people and learn more about the culture. You will be living like a local. You may eat with them. This is not something that appeals to everyone, but it is a great way of getting to know more about this beautiful and friendly place.

There are also many volunteer opportunities here. You can include this into your vacation. You will learn more about the culture by working with children or animals. There is farm work to do. You only need to do this for a week to do. It is a great experience. You accommodation will be provided. Most of the time your meals will also be provided. It is usually a friendly atmosphere where you will meet other travelers so it is definitely something to keep in mind.




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