Your trip to Thailand is all set. You have booked your flight and hotel, packed your bags and you are ready to go. But, you just realised that your money is no good in Thailand.

Well, actually it IS good; it just needs to be converted to the local Thai currency, Baht. You have many options – some better than others, and you need to choose which one is right for you.

Exchange rates

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Is Travel Insurance Really Necessary?

Travel is already expensive enough, isn't it? The cost of air fare, cruises, hotels, ground transportation, food and activities and entertainment are already high enough. I don't know about you, but I work hard for my money, and when I travel, I want to keep as much of my money in MY pocket as possible. Is travel insurance a necessity or a luxury? Why not cut a few corners here and there. Why buy something if it’s not really needed?

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Bangkok’s Klong Prem Central Prison is something that tourists to Thailand usually try to avoid. Highly regimented, squalid living conditions, rotten food, harsh guards, and a powerful sense of isolation all add to the wonderful ambience of the place. An “extended stay” at this modern day Lubyanka Prison is something to be avoided at all costs. However, unwitting tourists might be bringing something into the country that could result in a long prison term and a hefty fine. What is this contraband? Heroin? Cocaine? Marijuana? Guns? Hustler Magazines? Vials of Ebola virus? No, none of these. The contraband that can destroy your life e-cigarette.

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When it comes to favourite spots, Thailand has always been on the list. From beautiful places to visit, to amazing food to eat, to witnessing the diversified culture, meeting amazing people, great night life, the place is one of its kind.

Maeklong Railway Market
Maeklong Railway Market

Talking about Thailand and how great it is, it has number of amazing places too. And one simply can’t miss going to Maeklong Railway Market. Now, when it comes to markets, we all know there are number of them in Thailand and at first glance, you can’t even remember which one you were in before. But Maeklong is definitely a place which stands out.

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Over fifty international air carriers offer flights to Thailand’s six international airports. Suvarnabhumi Airport, in Bangkok, by itself receives 45 million passengers a year. Eight hundred flights land there every day. This year, Thailand will host 39.5 million tourists, that number equals over 58% of Thailand’s total native population. Most tourists come for the beautiful beaches, cultural destinations, exciting scuba diving, exotic food, and the world-famous magnet for the sensually curious...Bangkok’s Patpong red light district.

Suvarnabhumi Airport
Suvarnabhumi Airport
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Vikings had a number of unusual methods they used for naming their children. Some of them were in honor of ancestors and some were to honor others. One method focused on sounds and another was built around nicknames. Each had a specific pattern that was followed – and sometimes ignored – by parents seeking ways to give a child a unique identity.

Here’s a breakdown of those methods:

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A Different Kind of Viking History – Part 2

We pick up our story at about the year 1000. In fact, if we go backwards just a little bit we discover something very interesting about the Vikings. They bored easily. After decades of raiding and pillaging nearby villages, there was a time when those villages no longer had anything new to offer. Considering the raiding Vikings made off with anything of value during those unexpected visits to nearby communities – food, valuables, and women – there was no more fun in it. Besides, once your army controls everything around you there is not much choice left other than waging war against yourself.

Yup, the Vikings did that, too. But that became boring as well.

Vikingship at Greenland
Vikingship at Greenland
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While you decide to travel around the worlds best places, how can one not add Bangkok in it? Who can resist seeing a beautiful place, having amazing food, and having beautiful people all around us? I think no one.

Bangkok Rooftop
The Vertigo Restaurant

Bangkok, being Thailand’s capital city attracts number of people from all over the world. Because of the beauty this place holds, people just love it here. The city is all about leisure, great, great food, beautiful sights to have everywhere. One simply just can’t forget Bangkok while talking about the best places on earth.

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How to survive in one of the most expensive cities, without breaking the bank.

I am born and raised just outside of Copenhagen, where strawberries were bought in buckets where the grass ends in gooseberries and ribs. Back then, Copenhagen was a big city far away, but now I can jump on the train every 10 minutes, and be in the city center in less than 30 minutes. The distance is still the same but the city doesn’t feel that far away nowadays.
I love being in the city at summertime, spending my time biking or walking around, hanging out at a café having a coffee or a beer, go to Papirøen and eat at one of the many stalls at Copenhagen Street Food.

I often read or hear that Copenhagen are one of the most expensive cities to stay in, and that’s why many budget travelers avoid going here, but the truth is that you can actually explore Copenhagen without breaking the bank, so let’s dig into how that is possibly:

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Copenhagen are known to be one of the top bike capitals in the world, and are a very bike friendly city with bike lanes almost all over town. There are bridges crossing the harbor which are only for bikes and pedestrians. Super bike lanes, which help you get fast from one point to another. Streets where the traffic lights are adjusted so that the bikes can go along, riding the green wave and don’t have to stop.

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A Different Kind of Viking History – Part 1

The Early Years

The Middle Ages. Not middle-aged. We’re talking the period of time around 700 AD, slightly before the invention of electricity and the fax machine. It was way back then where the Vikings roamed the world. Well, at least the part of the world they could easily get to and conquer with little or no trouble.

The Sea Stallion from Glendalough
The Sea Stallion from Glendalough
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As we know that Coconut water has a great sweet and nutty taste, which is naturally refreshing and provides instant energy to the body. It is rich in carbohydrates, which are easily digested in the form of electrolytes and sugar. Coconut water is a transparent clear liquid, present in the centre of the fruit, tapped from very young, green coconuts.

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