The Itinerant Thai Travels: Part I Bangkok

The first post in a series of posts on backpacking through Thailand. We landed in Bangkok hungry and ready to explore Khaosan road. Later we take a stroll to what we’ve heard is a popular destination, Khaosan Road. We couldn’t walk more than a few feet without offerings of ping pong shows, cheap beer, nitrous, skewered scorpians and cheap clothing. It’s a scene from a rich kids house party the first time he is left alone and drinking alcohol except in a foreign country in the middle of the street.

We’re in Thailand and it is a PARTY! Somehow, Hong Kong the city that doesn’t sleep, still couldn’t prepare us for this.

In the daylight you can wander for hours through endless markets or walk towards the parks and temples to see the showcased architecture of Bangkok.

Unit prices for budget grocery shopping 

Who doesn’t love a bargain? I want to share some information on unit prices and how to use them to save money at the grocery store. There are usually a few items that each individual splurges on, regardless of cost, from toilet paper to cookies. Personally at my house we budget for higher end cheese…