Below is a set of our go-to resources that have made traveling around, living in, or blogging about Thailand 10x easier than when we first started. Plan your trip using our favorite tools below or consider using our travel itinerary and consultation services for more personalized advice.


Devoted readers have found our posts inspiring and informative and often ask for personal advice. We now offer ever greater insights to traveling and living in Thailand through our personalized Coaching Sessions and Self-Guided Chiang Mai Tours. We want to help you prepare for and plan your perfect trip, whether it be a long vacation, a sabbatical, or a move to Thailand.

Ultimate Thailand Guide Books

Our Ultimate Thailand Guide Books are perfectly packaged with seven full-day itineraries available in a variety of cities and islands in Thailand. Each book, which is immediately available for download, includes details that will take the guesswork out of your upcoming trip. You’ll get:

  • Four memorable activities per day carefully balanced with leisure time
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner dining options including signature or must-try dishes for each meal
  • Trustworthy bicycle, motorbike, and car rental companies
  • Five clean and comfortable hotel recommendations close to the action
  • Contact information for easy self-booking of all hotels and activities
  • Interactive map with exact locations of hotels, restaurants, and activities
  • BONUS! Set of travel tips (what to pack, how to tip, where to buy medication or a SIM card)

Thailand Coaching Sessions

If you have deeper questions and are looking for more individualized attention, we offer expert advice about living in Thailand.

We’ll help you prepare yourself to move to and get acquainted with your new expat life in Thailand by recommending places to live, explaining the ins and outs of visas, giving tips about international and domestic travel, budgets, timelines, moving with kids or pets (or both), and more. We’re an open book. Let us guide you to an amazing life abroad!

Learn more about what we can do for you.


We couldn’t do without these following resources while living in and traveling around Thailand.



Agoda is a great resource for booking hotels, guesthouses, and hostels in Thailand. A free membership also allows you to earn points from your bookings, which can be later applied for a discounted rate on your next room.

World Nomads Insurance

World Nomads

Excellent traveler’s insurance that goes beyond covering getting sick. Lost luggage, accidents, or canceled flights, World Nomads Insurance is perfect for the long-term traveler.

GrabTaxi in Thailand


Use Thailand’s ride-share app for safe, convenient travel around cities such as Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, Udon Thani, Chiang Mai, and more. New users can get up to 150 THB off your first ride using the code GRABTIETOTHAI.

Pure VPN

Pure VPN

Have you ever tried streaming Netflix in Thailand? Well, you can’t unless you have a VPN. Traveling abroad can often lead to online content restriction such as this. Browse the internet securely and anonymously.


Mister Prakan

This tool is great to compare health and travel insurance plans for Thailand. There are many out there with varying degrees of coverage, but Mister Prakan provides you with a broad overlook of available policies and makes the information easy to understand.

SEE TEFL, a TEFL Course in Chiang Mai


This effective teaching training course offered by SEE TEFL prepares you for teaching English as a foreign language. This four-week course also offers paid internship opportunities and assists graduates with job placement.


Don’t want to pay international shipping fees for your online purchases? opens the world to online shopping in Thailand. Gone are the days of asking visiting friends or family to smuggle goodies in their luggage.

Trail Wallet

Trail Wallet

We keep track of our budget using this app, and have been for two years. It keeps track of our expenses, adjusts to local currency, has daily and monthly spending goals, unlimited categories, and exporting options.



Forget TripAdvisor or Yelp while in Thailand. For authentic Thai restaurant reviews written up by local Thai clientele, use this site. Reviews, pictures, and accurate locations of everything from five star restaurants to even street stalls!
NOTE: This is a Thai site and requires Google translation


Medical health tip for travelers: When visiting Thailand it’s recommended that you get vaccines to protect you from diseases like Hepatitis A and B, Malaria, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis and Rabies.


If you’re interested in starting your own blog, here are a few of the tools we use.

Elegant Themes

Elegant Themes

Designing a website’s look has been made easy with this premium WordPress theme. WordPress has paired with Elegant Themes and offers 87 different themes to choose from plus shortcodes and page templates to make a sleek looking site. If you’re just starting out, WordPress does offer free themes, too.

A2 Hosting

A2 Hosting

Having a good hosting platform is essential for your site. A2 Hosting is great if you’re more established and will give you the disk space and bandwidth you need for a well functioning site.

Email Marketing Software and Autoresponder


Collecting, designing, and sending emails with a tool like GetResponse makes things simple. It also helps with automation, keeps track of your email statistics, and offers landing pages. Plus it offers a free trial.

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