Planning a trip to Thailand all by yourself? Don’t worry – we’ve got your back. It can be extremely frustrating to go through hundreds of articles on the Internet and still not get what you want. To make your life easier, we’ve rounded up the 20 best blogs on Thailand.

1. Nomadic Matt (

Nomadic MattWrites About: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Koh Lipe, Koh Phi Phi & Koh Phangan

Nomadic Matt is a household name in the world of travel blogging; his blog has featured on all major media sites, simply because there’s no better budget travel advice out there. 

Matt started travelling the world after completing his MBA, his inspiration coming from 5 backpackers he met at a beach in Thailand. Having travelled to more than 80 countries, his blog is a digital encyclopedia on most countries in the world.

Thailand is one of his favourites, though, as he’s lived there for 2 years. His travel guides on Thai cities are quite comprehensive, with expert money-saving tips coming from his rich experience of having travelled the world.

Matt has also authored a full-blown Thailand Travel Guide, which features more specific information on planning a Thai trip as well as exclusive itineraries and money-saving tips.

2. Alex in Wanderland (

Alex in WanderlandWrites About: Bangkok, Koh Tao, Koh Phangan & Krabi

In more than 6 years of gallivanting the globe, Thailand has been Alexandra’s (Alex) home away from home for months on end.

While she can’t stop singing praises of the tropical paradise Koh Tao, her blog will take you on a virtual tour of Thailand, right from the offbeat islands in the south to the lush forests of the north, courtesy her vivid photography.

If you want to know about fun, interesting and offbeat experiences on your Thailand trip, hop onto Alex in Wanderland.

3. Home Is Where Your Bag Is (Visit Here)

Home is where your bag isWrites About: All major cities and islands in Thailand

Home Is Where Your Bag Is initially started off as a blog to document the bloggers’ journey around the world, but later became their South-East Asian diary, after Tobi and Marcel fell in love with the place. Needless to say, they have scoured almost every corner of Thailand. Check out their drone videos of exotic islands in Thailand for a serious dose of wanderlust.

4. I Am Koh Chang (

IamKohChangWrites About: Koh Chang

Koh Chang is one of the largest and most scenic islands in Thailand, but not nearly as popular as Phuket or Koh Samui.

I Am Koh Chang offers the ultimate travel guide to this offbeat island, whether you want to know about the best street food, the best places to stay, the best beaches to lounge on, or the best activities to try.

Since the blog is run by the owner of a guesthouse in Koh Chang, you can’t get more credible information elsewhere.

5. The Crazy Tourist (

Crazy TouristWrites About: All major cities in Thailand

Crazy Tourist is a ready reckoner for most major cities across the world. So, if you want to know the best places to check out while on your Thailand Trip, look no further.

With a checklist of 25 of the best things to do for all major cities in Thailand, it covers everything from popular tours and attractions and unique local experiences to the best places to try out Thai cuisine – certainly a handy kit to have!

6. Love & Road (

Love and RoadWrites About: Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Love & Road follows the journey of a couple who quit their jobs and sold off anything that wouldn’t fit in a backpack to see the world and follow their passion for writing.

They have travelled to 50 countries, spending 7 months travelling around Thailand, and ended up visiting backpacker hub Chiang Mai four times. Their first-timer guides to Bangkok and Phuket are very detailed. Plus, they have cool recommendations for couples who plan to visit Thailand for a romantic getaway.  

7. Breathing Travel (

Breathing TravelWrites About: Chiang Mai, Bangkok

Carolin was bitten by the travel bug at the tender age of 16, when she moved to Australia from her home country, Germany. Her big moment, though, came in 2014, when she bought a one-way ticket to Thailand. Ever since then, her home has been where her heart resides. Check out her blog, Breathing Travel, for detailed itineraries on northern Thailand, especially Chiang Mai.

8. A Little Adrift (

A little AdriftWrites About: Bangkok, Chiang Mai

Shannon O’ Donnell has been ‘a little adrift’ since 2008, when she left home to travel the world. She has lived in Chiang Mai for a year, immersed in its rich culture, food and natural beauty. If you are a vegetarian planning to live out a few days or even a year in Chiang Mai, you will find her blog immensely helpful.

9. Two Wandering Soles (Visit Here)

Two Wandering SolesWrites About: Koh Tao, Bangkok

Meet crazy couple Katie and Ben, who, after shortly getting married, took a flight to Colombia and surrendered themselves to the world of travel. Their blog, Two Wandering Soles, has a 15-day island-hopping itinerary for those who want to experience the best of Thailand in a short time – right from the temples of Bangkok, stunning waterfalls and playing with elephants to the beautiful beaches, crazy Full Moon Parties and, of course, the delicious Thai cuisine.

10. Geeky Explorer (

Geeky ExplorerWrites About: Koh Lipe, Koh Lanta

A tech-savvy wanderer, Bruno declares travel to be his passion, hobby and life purpose. His favourite travel plans involve hiking, canyoning, swimming, or simply relaxing among the mountains, lakes and rivers.

His blog, Geeky Explorer, features an amazing island-hopping guide on Thailand – the ones on offbeat islands Koh Lanta and Koh Lipe are worth taking notes from.

11. Tieland To Thailand (

Tieland to ThailandWrites About: All major cities in Thailand

Tieland To Thailand follows the life of a couple – Chris and Angela – who moved to Thailand from the US, and have been living as expats since then.

What started off as a blog to casually inform their family and friends about life on the other side of the world is now a more than an exhaustive resource on Thailand. It not only covers destinations in Thailand, but also goes to the extent of giving in-depth information about living in Thailand. By the end of it, don’t be surprised if you find yourself thinking about making the move to the Land of Smiles.

12. Going Awesome Places (

GoingawesomeplacesWrites About: Koh Samui, Chiang Mai, Bangkok

Going Awesome Places chronicles Will’s sojourns in North America, Europe and Asia after he quit a consulting job to see the world. He spent almost two weeks in Thailand, from chilling on the islands to trekking through the forests of Chiang Mai.

If you are planning to visit Thailand for two weeks and need ideas to plan it all out, his detailed itinerary is sure to come in handy.

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13. Phuket101 (

Phuket101Writes About: Phuket

Born in France, Willy Thuan started travelling the world in his 20s, before finally settling down in Phuket.

His blog Phuket101 is an encyclopedia on Phuket, covering everything from things to do, places to eat and secret beaches to tons of useful facts about Phuket, including weather, bike-renting, and even money-saving tips. The sheer amount of detail here is mind-boggling.

So if you’re travelling to Phuket, this is the only blog you’ll ever need to look at.

14. Just One Way Ticket (

Just One Way TicketWrites About: Bangkok & Phuket

In 2008, Sabrina quit her job in Germany and travelled the world for 433 days before she got back to her job again. In 2010, she did it once more, never to return again. She was lost in the world of travel.

The start of her travels took her to Thailand, where she found inspiration from backpackers around the world. If you are planning a trip to Phuket, check out her blog, Just One Way Ticket, for the ultimate guide on the island.

15. Where Is Sharon (

Where's SharonWrites About: Phuket, Bangkok & Pattaya

The most popular family travel blog on this list, Where Is Sharon showed the world how to travel with all your kids in tow.

Sharon has travelled to 83 countries and the family has been to Thailand multiple times. They love the bustling city of Bangkok, the beautiful beaches and the cultural hotspots.They recommend Bangkok, Krabi, Pattaya and Phuket if you are travelling with kids. Their guides on these places emphasise kid-friendly activities.

16. Koh Samui Sunset (

Koh Samui SunsetWrites About: Koh Samui

Alex and his family stepped on the shores of Koh Samui for the first time in 2013 and, since then, have been consistently drawn to its exotic charm. Their guidebook on the blog Koh Samui Sunset is by far the most comprehensive and helpful resource on the island.

17. YTravel (

ytravelblogWrites About: Bangkok, Chiang Mai & Phuket

YTravel follows the adventures of a married couple, Caz and Craig, who lived in five countries and travelled to 52 others over 16 years. They now travel with their two daughters.

Their articles on Thailand are ideal for readers who plan to travel with their families, with plenty of tips on travelling with kids.

18. Peanuts Or Pretzels (

Peanuts or PretzelsWrites About: Bangkok, Koh Samui

Meet crazy couple Josh and Liz who found each other due to their common love for travel. After working 50-hour jobs, they eventually sold off their belongings and decided to live out of a backpack.

Having lived in Thailand for some time, they have travelled a lot across the country. Their two-week itinerary of Thailand on their blog, Peanuts To Pretzels, features offbeat and popular places, all combined with a dose of culture, adventure, and nature.

19. Getting Stamped (

Getting Stamped Writes About: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Lipe, Koh Phi Phi

Couple Hannah and Adam gave up the “American Dream” to get their passports stamped across the world. Together, they have been to 66 countries, documenting their journey on the blog, Getting Stamped.

To take a break from all that frenetic travelling, the couple made Chiang Mai their home for a month. Their idea of a perfect day starts out on the beach – no wonder then that they were drawn to Koh Lipe, often referred to as the Maldives of Thailand.

Their video on Koh Lipe is one of the best videos you can watch – and if that doesn’t make you want to pack your bags to an exotic Thai island, nothing will!

20. Jones Around The World (

Jones Around the worldWrites About: Pai, Koh Phi Phi

A semester in Rome introduced Dave (aka Jones) to a travelling lifestyle, which turned out to be a turning point in his life. An internship with a travel company meant leading trips across Europe every weekend and this kick-started his uncontrollable desire to see the world. Dave even completed his Master’s degree, while backpacking across South-East Asia!

If you are a 20-something who wants to backpack across Thailand, check out his blog, Jones Around The World, for the coolest parties, best hostels and budget travel tips.

The Free Trip Planning App for Thailand!

Highest Rated Travel Planning App on Android & iOS

If you want to avoid reading hundreds of articles like these to plan your trip, download Ithaka.

It is a fun way to discover Thailand and plan your entire trip by talking to someone who’s already been there and done that!

From helping you discover the coolest destinations to recommending activities, your travel buddy on Ithaka will help you plan your entire trip.

Download the App Now:

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